Viking News – Vikings Shop NFL http://vikingsshopnfl.com/ Sun, 19 Sep 2021 14:12:01 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.8 https://vikingsshopnfl.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/icon-2.png Viking News – Vikings Shop NFL http://vikingsshopnfl.com/ 32 32 Viking star Danielle Hunter helps Minneapolis families by helping them give a back-to-school surprise https://vikingsshopnfl.com/viking-star-danielle-hunter-helps-minneapolis-families-by-helping-them-give-a-back-to-school-surprise/ Sun, 19 Sep 2021 14:12:01 +0000 https://vikingsshopnfl.com/viking-star-danielle-hunter-helps-minneapolis-families-by-helping-them-give-a-back-to-school-surprise/ The Vikings lost in Week 1, but received encouraging results from one of the most important players of their 2021 season, with star passer Danielle Hunter returning to the roster after missing the entire roster. year 2020 with a neck injury. Not only that, but Hunter also secured Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow for his first […]]]>

The Vikings lost in Week 1, but received encouraging results from one of the most important players of their 2021 season, with star passer Danielle Hunter returning to the roster after missing the entire roster. year 2020 with a neck injury. Not only that, but Hunter also secured Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow for his first sack of the year, bringing his career tally to 55.5 in just over five healthy seasons. Going forward, Hunter is determined to be the force that stabilizes and directs the defense of Minnesota.

Hunter is one of the most physically imposing defenders in the game, with a uniquely toned 6-foot-5 frame and 252 pounds. On paper, his resume had already established him as a perennial pro Bowler, with former Vikings star Jared Allen predicting a 20-sack season in his future. But now Hunter is determined to mentally pursue opponents and bring Minnesota back to the race in the process.

It’s a stark contrast to Hunter’s state of mind for what was an even bigger business off the pitch.

Days before his season kicked off against the Bengals, the former All-Pro was part of a trio of Vikings to personally meet nearly 50 boys and girls at TCO Stadium, the training ground at the headquarters of the team. All of the youth were from People Serving People, Minneapolis’ largest emergency shelter for homeless families. And they all left with a full stomach and bags full of back-to-school supplies, thanks in part to the great man’s help.

Along with wide receiver Justin Jefferson and linebacker Eric Kendricks, Hunter partnered with SCHEELS to help distribute bags to the kids, outfitting each with shirts, pants, underwear, socks, shoes and a light jacket. brand new. With the Vikings Table food truck in the background, serving free meals to all guests, he also offered autographs and words of encouragement to the crowd. Some of the kids wore Viking gear, but none of them knew they would visit Viking players and leave with gifts.

“It was a great feeling,” said Hunter, “to give back to the kids who couldn’t get what they needed. They came from families who hadn’t been lucky.”

Remembering his own childhood in Jamaica, where the pass hunter was born and raised, Hunter connects with families in need.

“I was unlucky,” he said. “I always remember Christmas time, I always remember the feeling of not necessarily having everything. Nobody knows the situation of these children. And that stuff helps.”

Just as Hunter strives to be successful in the field in many ways – with both physical and mental tenacity – he believes the back-to-school surprise serve will benefit children in many ways. The physical contributions, from meals to new clothes, are tangible, but Hunter believes they will also help boys and girls know they are being taken care of. And this kind of work is worth more than another bag.

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Vikings beat Western Oregon, 21-7, in home opener https://vikingsshopnfl.com/vikings-beat-western-oregon-21-7-in-home-opener/ Sun, 19 Sep 2021 01:18:18 +0000 https://vikingsshopnfl.com/vikings-beat-western-oregon-21-7-in-home-opener/ Larry lawson Broderick Harrell (1) and Evan Camarena (38) tackle a Wolves running back. Harrell had 10 tackles and a sack in the game. 7 Western Oregon WOU 0-3, 0-0 21 Portland State power supply 1-2, 0-0 Score by quarters Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th F WOU Western Oregon 0 0 0 7 7 power […]]]>

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Hillsboro, OR – Portland State opened its home schedule with a methodical but convincing victory, beating Western Oregon 21-7, at Hillsboro Stadium.

The teams dodged rainstorms and penalty flags all day, but PSU came out the clear winner. The Vikings have improved to 1-2 over the season ahead of their Big Sky Conference opener next week. Western Oregon fell to 0-3.

PSU gained 417 yards against the Wolves against 278. However, the Vikings also won Western in penalty yards, with 112 against 85 for the Wolves. There were 23 penalties accepted in total.

“We’re still not completely cleansed. We’re still not smooth,” said Viking Coach. Bruce barnum. “We have shown signs, but we still have a few issues to sort out before next week.”

The first half was a surprise for the fans, and probably for the teams as it was a defensive fight.

The Vikings ran 90 yards for a score in their first series, but the rest of the half was scoreless. The power supply was heavy, with Davis Alexander completing 14-23 for 159 yards. The Vikings totaled 210 attacking yards at halftime, but were stopped near midfield twice and also missed two field goal attempts.

Western Oregon had just 106 attacking yards and five punters in the half. Portland State Linebacker Broderick Harrell had nine tackles, a sack and a pass break to lead the defensive effort.

The difference was Handsome Kelly receiving a nine-yard touchdown in the first series of the PSU game.

In the middle of a downpour to open the second half, the Vikings took the ball down the field for their second score. Alexander took advantage of the Wolves’ defense with his cadence, knocking them offside three times. A late hit penalty on an Alexander scrum also injured Western. When Malik walker rushed a meter, PSU took a lead of two touchdowns.

Later in the quarter, Kelly won her second touchdown of the day, an 18-yard goal behind the end zone. With PSU up 21-0 and 2:22 to go in the third, the Vikings had the game in hand.

It was almost a four touchdown lead as PSU headed to the Western 14 at the start of the 4e quarterback, but Luis Vicino caught a pass from Alexander in the end zone.

The Wolves finally entered the board with 4:16 left as quarterback Ryan Worthley connected with Damon Hickok on a six-yard touchdown pass.

Alexander finished with 295 passing yards on 23-37 completions. He pitched for two touchdowns and had the only interception. Darian Chase caught eight passes for 73 yards. Nate bennett added six receptions for 106 yards.

Malik walker led the ground game with 18 carries, a career-high 89 yards and one scoring.

Harrell finished with a record 10 tackles, 2.5 tackles for a loss and a sack. Defensive end VJ Malo had five tackles and two quarterback sacks.

“The defense played a hell of a game except for a series where we jumped offside and got penalties,” Barnum said.

Play Notes

• Portland State now leads the historic 12-11-1 series. PSU has won the last nine in a row, dating to the early 1960s.
• PSU is 19-0 against lower division schools since advancing to NCAA I FCS and Big Sky Conference in 1996.
Handsome Kelly had 92 versatile yards to go with his two touchdowns.
VJ Malo has 5.5 sacks in three games this season.
Davis Alexander is now responsible for 69 career touchdowns, 49 assists and 20 rushes.
• Portland State will host Montana State next Saturday at Hillsboro Stadium in a 2:05 pm game available on ESPN +. This will be the opening of the Big Sky Conference for both teams.

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Minnesota Vikings News and Links: Saturday, September 18, 2021 https://vikingsshopnfl.com/minnesota-vikings-news-and-links-saturday-september-18-2021/ Sat, 18 Sep 2021 08:00:00 +0000 https://vikingsshopnfl.com/minnesota-vikings-news-and-links-saturday-september-18-2021/ Good morning! This is your open discussion on Saturday. Around the DN from our last open thread: 2021 NFL Season Week 2: Minnesota Vikings vs. Arizona Cardinals. Vikings at Cardinals: Final injury reports for both teams. Oh stag, Everson Griffen will miss Sunday’s game with a concussion. Vikings at Cardinals Week 2 Preview: Of Two […]]]>

Good morning!

This is your open discussion on Saturday.

Around the DN from our last open thread:

2021 NFL Season Week 2: Minnesota Vikings vs. Arizona Cardinals.

Vikings at Cardinals: Final injury reports for both teams.

Oh stag, Everson Griffen will miss Sunday’s game with a concussion.

Vikings at Cardinals Week 2 Preview: Of Two Minds.

Viking Hot Takes – Time to panic?

A brief overview of the history of the Vikings / Cardinals.

Skoldiers – 088 – From cats to birds.

Vikings news from other sources:

From Vikings.com: Head Coach Mike Zimmer spoke to media at the TCO Performance Center on Friday and discussed injuries to Kendricks and Griffen, the power outage at the team’s facilities, Vigil’s Play So Far and more.

Final thoughts: The Vikings are looking for a rebound effort against the Cardinals.

Vikings Peterson & Breeland know the threats posed by Cardinals Hopkins & Green.

League News:

Week 2 injury report for the 2021 NFL season.

Will Bills and Ravens get back on track? What about Aaron Rodgers? Plus my favorite week 2 screenings.

Giants WR Kenny Golladay and Kadarius Toney already seem frustrated with their offensive roles.

Again, we all know the rules, but in case anyone is new:
-No discussion of politics or religion
-No feeding trolls
-Leave gender hatred at the door
-Keep foul language to a minimum (using spoiler tags, if you must)
– Speaking of which, if you are discussing a more recent show or movie, please use the spoiler tags
-No photos that could get someone fired or have serious problems with their employer
-If you cannot disagree in a civil way, do not hesitate to go away
-As you navigate the open thread, just assume it’s sarcasm.

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Vikings’ Mike Zimmer issues ultimatum to CB Cam Dantzler https://vikingsshopnfl.com/vikings-mike-zimmer-issues-ultimatum-to-cb-cam-dantzler/ Fri, 17 Sep 2021 17:53:13 +0000 https://vikingsshopnfl.com/vikings-mike-zimmer-issues-ultimatum-to-cb-cam-dantzler/ Courtesy of the Vikings Cam Dantzler is under fire from coach Mike Zimmer, who says the cornerback won’t play until he plays harder on special teams. The Minnesota Vikings’ best cornerback of the 2020 season disappeared last Sunday in the team’s season opener. Second-year corner Cam Dantzler was a good scratch against the Cincinnati Bengals. […]]]>

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Cam Dantzler is under fire from coach Mike Zimmer, who says the cornerback won’t play until he plays harder on special teams.

The Minnesota Vikings’ best cornerback of the 2020 season disappeared last Sunday in the team’s season opener.

Second-year corner Cam Dantzler was a good scratch against the Cincinnati Bengals. His fall from grace coincided with the addition of veteran talent in starters Patrick Peterson, Mackensie Alexander and Bashaud Breeland.

Breeland particularly struggled in the overtime loss to the Bengals. However, he still has a good grasp of the starting outside corner role that was once seen as Dantzler’s to lose.

It’s unclear when Dantzler will see a defensive representative this season. Coach Mike Zimmer issued an ultimatum that Dantzler had only one way to get back on the defensive side of the ball: to excel in special teams first.

“First he has to play against special teams,” Zimmer said at a press conference on September 15. “If you are a backup player, you have to play against special teams.”

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Dantzler’s cryptic response

Zimmer’s words did not fall silent to Dantzler.

Mississippi state’s 2020 third-round pick sent out a few cryptic tweets saying “Wow” and “Smh,” an acronym for “shaking your head.”

Both tweets have since been deleted as fans responded with a flurry of comments that fueled Dantzler’s frustration.

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Dantzler probably with the Vikings for the long haul

Dantzler’s disgrace was drastic. He was ranked as the NFL’s best corner kick by Pro Football Focus over seven weeks last season, producing a quarterback score of 31.1 when targeted.

Seen as an escape candidate by Pro Football Focus this season, Dantzler’s future with the team has been called into question following trade rumors involving the San Francisco 49ers.

As unhappy as Dantzler is with his current status on the team, the Vikings still lead the 23-year-old.

Dantzler, currently behind Peterson, Breeland and third-year corner Kris Boyd at the outside corner, has been asked to pay his special teams dues after struggling to produce positive results in the preseason.

“The only thing about this business is that it’s a production business,” defensive coordinator Andre Patterson said on KFAN, Inside the Vikings. “You have to go there and play well to be on the pitch. All the guys on the team, in all positions, are competing to go and play. And if you aren’t playing well enough and other guys are playing better than you are, you have to play against the guys who are playing better right now. The good thing is he can fix it. He can remedy this by the way he trains and the way he plays. Right now the guys in front of him are just playing better than him.

But with Peterson, Breeland and Alexander all on one-year contracts, the franchise’s future as a cornerback is unknown. Dantzler has two more years on his rookie contract, which makes him indispensable at the moment.

“It’s just all the skills that come with wedge play and competitiveness,” Patterson added. “So that’s what matters, you have to go there and you have to compete in training. If you cannot participate in training and you are not competitive in training, then you will not be able to go out and play matches. Like I said, the good part is that it can fix it. He’s pretty talented, it’s just a matter of going over there and fixing it.


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Viking defenders are dropping like flies with each passing day https://vikingsshopnfl.com/viking-defenders-are-dropping-like-flies-with-each-passing-day/ Fri, 17 Sep 2021 00:38:00 +0000 https://vikingsshopnfl.com/viking-defenders-are-dropping-like-flies-with-each-passing-day/ (Photo by Hannah Foslien / Getty Images) Eric Kendricks Minnesota Vikings Defensive Review: Week 1 vs. Cincinnati Bengals by Mohamed Salade The Minnesota Vikings added two other notable defensemen to their injury records Thursday, defensive end Everson Griffen and linebacker Eric Kendricks. Heading into their Week 2 game with a talented Arizona Cardinals team, it […]]]>

Minnesota Vikings would likely enter the field without linebacker Anthony Barr for the second week in a row as he suffered from a knee injury.

But on Thursday, the Vikings added two more notable players in their defense to their injury report and stress levels start to really rise in the Twin Cities.

Defensive end Everson Griffen and linebacker Eric Kendricks (in addition to Barr) feature in Minnesota’s latest injury report. The two trained on Wednesday, but Griffen missed Thursday’s practice due to a concussion, and Kendricks was absent with an ATV injury.

Minnesota Vikings could be without some major defensemen in Week 2 against Arizona Cardinals

Sunday in the desert was already going to be a tough game for the Vikings. But if Minnesota doesn’t have Kendricks, Barr and Griffen in uniform, securing a victory over the Cardinals will be even more difficult.

Of the three, Kendricks not playing would likely have the most impact on the Vikings. He’s been such a big part of the Minnesota defense since he arrived in 2015 and things could quickly head south without him on the pitch.

Kendricks was likely to play a big part in the Vikings’ plan to stop Arizona quarterback Kyler Murray this weekend. Without Minnesota having their All-Pro linebacker on the field against the Cardinals, Murray could end up making his best Michael Vick impression against the Vikings in 2003.

How come Minnesota have only played one game this year and the whole season already feels like it’s falling apart? If the Vikings lose on Sunday and start the 2021 campaign 0-2, the next 16 weeks are unlikely to be much fun.

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The Viking golf team is back on the course this Sunday https://vikingsshopnfl.com/the-viking-golf-team-is-back-on-the-course-this-sunday/ Thu, 16 Sep 2021 15:22:30 +0000 https://vikingsshopnfl.com/the-viking-golf-team-is-back-on-the-course-this-sunday/ History links Portland State returns to competition this Sunday as the Vikings play in the Couer d’Alene Resort Collegiate hosted by Gonzaga. The three-day tournament consists of 18 holes each day at the Coeur d’Alene Resort in Idaho. Couer d’Alene will feature 15 teams, including Idaho and Sacramento State from the Big Sky Conference. The […]]]>

Portland State returns to competition this Sunday as the Vikings play in the Couer d’Alene Resort Collegiate hosted by Gonzaga. The three-day tournament consists of 18 holes each day at the Coeur d’Alene Resort in Idaho.

Couer d’Alene will feature 15 teams, including Idaho and Sacramento State from the Big Sky Conference.

The Vikings opened at the Hobble Creek Fall Classic earlier this week and will look to improve in their second of four fall events. This week’s host won at Hobble Creek.

Second year Katie harris led the Vikings at Hobble Creek with rounds of 77-72-77 = 226, tied for 26th. The Vikings will also start the seniors Windy huang and Mckenna maser, second year Mariana Garcia Rosette and Husband Nakamura.

Couer d’Alene Resort collegiate invitation

Dated: 19-21 Sep
Course: Coeur d’Alene Resort
By / Yardage: 71/6,051 yards
Host: Gonzaga
To play: 18 holes of stroke play every three days.
Live Score: www.GolfStat.com
Competing teams (15): Creighton, Florida International, Gonzaga, Hawaii, Idaho, Long Beach State, Nevada, North Dakota State, Oral Roberts, Portland State, Sacramento State, San Francisco, Santa Clara, Seattle, UC Irvine, Utah Valley and Wyoming.

TAP-INS

• SCORING AVERAGES (3 laps): Katie harris, 75.33; Mckenna maser, 80.00; Windy huang, 80.33; Mariana Garcia Rosette, 81.00; Husband Nakamura, 82.33
• BIRDS LEADERS: Katie harris, 7; Mckenna maser, 5; Windy huang, 4; Mariana Garcia Rosette, 4; Husband Nakamura, 4
Windy huang at 15e all round times played for PSU with 83. After next week’s tournament, she will go tied for 12e.

FALL 2021 SCHEDULE

September 13-14, Hobble Creek Fall Classic, Hobble Creek CC, Springville, UT (Utah Valley), 16e of 17 teams
Sep 19-21, Coeur d’Alene Resort Collegiate, Coeur d’Alene (ID) Resort Golf Course (Gonzaga)
October 11-12, Pat Lesser-Harbottle Invitational, Tacoma CC, Tacoma, WA (Seattle U.)
October 24-26, The Clash in Boulder Creek, Boulder Creek GC, Boulder City, NV (Northern Arizona)

SPRING 2022 SCHEDULE

February 14-15, Mountain Classic Matchplay, Classic Club, Palm Desert, California (Wyoming / Boise State)
February 28-March. 1, Grand Canyon Invitational, Grand Canyon University GC, Phoenix, AZ
March 19-20, Red Rocks Invitational, Oakcreek CC, Sedona, AZ (Northern Arizona)
April 4-5, Cowgirl Classic, Ak Chin Southern Dunes, Maricopa, AZ (Wyoming)
April 11-12, to be confirmed
April 18-20, Big Sky Conference Championship, Talking Stick GC

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Steelers ‘Harris and Vikings’ Thielen among best bets to score https://vikingsshopnfl.com/steelers-harris-and-vikings-thielen-among-best-bets-to-score/ Thu, 16 Sep 2021 07:41:11 +0000 https://vikingsshopnfl.com/steelers-harris-and-vikings-thielen-among-best-bets-to-score/ Pittsburgh Steelers running back Najee Harris (22) carries the ball during the second half of an NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills in Orchard Park, NY on Sunday, September 12, 2021. (AP Photo / Adrian Kraus) Adrien kraus PA It’s week two of the NFL season and goals are already at a breakneck pace. […]]]>

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Pittsburgh Steelers running back Najee Harris (22) carries the ball during the second half of an NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills in Orchard Park, NY on Sunday, September 12, 2021. (AP Photo / Adrian Kraus)

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It’s week two of the NFL season and goals are already at a breakneck pace. These players are my best bets for continuing the trend in running back and wide catcher positions in week 2.

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NAJEE HARRIS, Steelers

Harris couldn’t do much against the Bills in Week 1 as the Bills front was under significant pressure, but he should have a much better game against the Raiders in Week 2. Las Vegas gave up two rushed TDs in Week 1, with a few nicks. What Harris has for him more than anything is his number of shots. Harris was on the pitch for every offensive play for the Steelers in Week 1, and I don’t expect that to change this week. If the Steelers are in a position to score, Harris will be there.

NICK CHUBB, brown

Chubb is a week away and he’s already tied for the league’s most rushed (two) touchdowns. This week, he faces a Texans team that allowed 21 rushing touchdowns in 2020, the most of any team in the NFL. With a TD addiction of 59.70%, the highest of any RB with 10+ hits in Week 1, Chubb is ready to score in Week 2.

AARON JONES, packers

Jones and the Packers offense were thwarted in Week 1 by a formidable defense from the Saints, but they will face much less resistance this week from a recently routed Lions team. by the 49ers last week. Detroit allowed the second-most rushed touchdowns in 2020 (19) and they led in receiving touchdowns from authorized RBs (10).

ALVIN KAMARA, Saints

TD leader (21) in 2020 Kamara will continue to carry the Saints’ offense this season, especially with Michael Thomas absent for some time. Kamara this week faces a Panthers defense that was in the top 10 of opposing RBs last season, allowing 14 scores in 2020. With a TD addiction of 39.74% after just the first week of play, Kamara is in good shape. to reach the end zone at least once in week 2.

DARRELL HENDERSON, Rams

Najee Harris was the only RB to play more snaps than Henderson in Week 1, as the third-year Ram played 94% of his team’s offensive snaps. The Rams face the Colts this week, a team that is generally strong against the run, but Indy allowed Chris Carson a healthy 5.7 yards per carry, so Henderson should have room to run. With 40.82% TD addiction in Week 2, Henderson is a solid bet to score.

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DK METCALF, Seahawks

Tied for sixth in touchdowns (10) in 2020, Metcalf is off to a quick start this season having already scored in Week 1. This week, he will face a Titans team that just gave up four touchdowns against the Cardinals, so with a 50% dependence on TD he can be expected to reach the end zone.

ADAM THIELEN, Vikings

Justin Jefferson may be the 1A in the Vikings receiving squad, but Thielen is the trusted red zone target, scoring twice already in Week 1. It helps that TE Irv Smith is out for the season. With a 56.6% TD addiction and being in the field at 94% snaps in Week 1, Thielen is as solid a bet to score as you can start in Week 2.

ALLEN ROBINSON, Bear

Robinson started his 2021 season slowly, but that will all change in Week 2 when the Bears face a Bengals team that allowed receivers the fifth-highest (20) in touchdowns in 2020. Cincinnati has already given up two. other recipients during the week. 1, and with quarterback Andy Dalton feeling the heat from rookie QB Justin Fields, expect the Bears to come out swinging this week. Robinson played over 90% of his team’s snaps in Week 1, so expect his number to be called early and often.

KEENAN ALLEN, Chargers

No team has allowed more touchdowns (27) to receivers in 2020 than the Cowboys, and that’s the team Allen and his company face at home in LA this week. With 13 looks in Week 1, Allen will continue to be a big target this week against a Cowboys secondary who still hasn’t found his place, if their clash with the Buccaneers is any indication. Allen could get at least one score in week 2.

DEANDRE HOPKINS, cardinals

Hopkins scored twice in Week 1 against an outclassed Titans high school, and will continue to ride in Week 2 against a Vikings team that just gave the Bengals 22 catches, 250 yards and two touchdowns in La last week. With a 59.11% TD addiction and the hottest QB in the NFL heading into Week 2, Hopkins is a potential scoring machine this week and many more to come.

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Will the Vikings avoid more bad luck? https://vikingsshopnfl.com/will-the-vikings-avoid-more-bad-luck/ Sun, 12 Sep 2021 01:27:20 +0000 https://vikingsshopnfl.com/will-the-vikings-avoid-more-bad-luck/ Image courtesy of First and Goal Last week, the Minnesota Vikings lost third-year tight end Irv Smith Jr for the season to a meniscus injury. He was expected by many to have a breakout season. They acquired Chris Herndon from the New York Jets, and he should be a good addition, but probably won’t be […]]]>

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Last week, the Minnesota Vikings lost third-year tight end Irv Smith Jr for the season to a meniscus injury. He was expected by many to have a breakout season.

They acquired Chris Herndon from the New York Jets, and he should be a good addition, but probably won’t be as good as Smith would have been. He could, however, be better than Smith last season.

This injury doesn’t derail the Vikings’ season, but it remains a big blow given how good he could have been this year. Even with a great year from Smith, the offense could still have taken a step back as the offensive line was again a question mark (especially the right tackle) and Klint Kubiak being a first year offensive coordinator. They can no longer afford major injuries. Anthony Barr and Christian Darrisaw are out for the first week, but they may not be for long. COVID-19 could also cause players to miss a game or two.

When the news of Smith Jr.’s injuries came out, many Vikings fans, as usual, were like “why can’t we have some good things?” or “why are we cursed?” Injuries occur throughout the league. The Baltimore Ravens over the past two weeks have been hit hard by the injury bug. The Vikings are without a doubt one of the most unlucky teams in the history of the sport. Yes, they’ve made some really bad decisions over the years, especially the infamous Herschel Walker trade, but they’ve also been very unlucky on several occasions.

Drew Pearson’s push, four Super Bowl losses, Darrin Nelson drop, Gary Anderson miss, Nate Poole Hail Mary catch, 12 men in caucus, Blair Walsh miss, etc. The list is long. If Sam Bradford hadn’t been injured in 2017, they might have won the Super Bowl. Dalvin Cook was also leading the league in the race that year until he tore his ACL in week four. Still can’t apologize for their 38-7 loss to Philadelphia.

When Stefon Diggs scored that winning touchdown against the New Orleans Saints to send the Vikings to the NFC Championship game, many fans thought “finally, we got lucky on our side.” Unfortunately for them, the following week was absolutely brutal.

Could the Vikings possibly have better luck and ultimately win a Super Bowl one day? It could very well happen. When? Nobody knows, but of course fans want one very soon and who can blame them. Even the young fans saw a lot of heartache. No one, of course, knows why they’ve been so unlucky so many times. The only thing for sure is that fans really want to see a Super Bowl win and they deserve to see that day come, especially those who have witnessed each of these heartaches.

Hey, Chicago Cubs and Boston Red Sox fans are finally going to see their teams win with Cleveland sports fans when the Cavaliers won five. Maybe the time of the Vikings will come soon too.

Yes, making good decisions is absolutely necessary to win championships, but being lucky also helps, especially in a sport with the most injuries and perhaps the most controversial appeals.

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Burrow faces familiar PBS cue in Vikings defense https://vikingsshopnfl.com/burrow-faces-familiar-pbs-cue-in-vikings-defense/ Thu, 09 Sep 2021 01:29:19 +0000 https://vikingsshopnfl.com/burrow-faces-familiar-pbs-cue-in-vikings-defense/ “There are a lot of things coming back from 2012, it’s a tough 17-13 fight. So we haven’t scored a lot of points. It’s a tough defense. They’re going to be smart. They’re going to be fine. They’re going to do their research on us. Bengals fans can’t be surprised the Vikings picked a former […]]]>

“There are a lot of things coming back from 2012, it’s a tough 17-13 fight. So we haven’t scored a lot of points. It’s a tough defense. They’re going to be smart. They’re going to be fine. They’re going to do their research on us.

Bengals fans can’t be surprised the Vikings picked a former Pro Bowl cornerback drafted into the top five at Peterson. Zimmer did it with Terence Newman in Cincinnati, where he also had successful high school recovery projects such as cornerback Adam Jones and free safety Reggie Nelson.

With the addition of the safety of free agent Xavier Woods, that gives the Vikings a total of 419 NFL high school starts to go with Peterson and Smith’s eight Pro Bowls combined. It’s a mix of experience and intelligence at the back that the Bengals recognize.

“We haven’t seen these guys play together as a unit, but you’ve seen them the last few years and obviously they still play for a reason,” Burrow said ahead of Wednesday’s practice. “So they’re really smart football players. They’ve seen a lot of concepts, played a lot of football. You’re not going to cheat on them. You’re just going to have to go out and run your basic plays and try to win the game.”

And according to Burrow, he had more to say about what happened in this one than those of last year.

“I’m expressing my opinion more likely, yes. I would say that’s fair to say,” Burrow said. “Just seeing more football, understanding what we want against certain looks. Understanding what I would like against certain looks and understanding our guys.”

Burrow says he has “an expanded playbook,” on the line of scrimmage with another year in the system and Taylor says it’s a natural progression.

“It’s not that different from last year. Joe earned that right straight away,” Taylor said. “We don’t always try to get the best play we can, it’s hard to do on a 40 second game clock and do it every play, but if your quarterback is confident in something, come on. -y. And make sure all 11 guys are on the same page and it’s going to work more often than not.

“And that’s not necessarily always what coaches trust because we could see something on tape, we think it’s great, someone else directed it, we think it’s okay to be good, but the quarterback is the one who really brings it to life in so many ways. He has earned the respect of this coaching staff and this team for having full control over the line of scrimmage and getting there. to what he needs to achieve. “

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Grand View Vikings win Top 20 https://vikingsshopnfl.com/grand-view-vikings-win-top-20/ Sat, 04 Sep 2021 23:30:21 +0000 https://vikingsshopnfl.com/grand-view-vikings-win-top-20/ VSN (admin) Posted on Saturday September 04, 2021 – 4:30 PM Atchison, KS- In week two, the fifth-ranked Vikings advanced to seventeenth among the Benedictine College Raves in a Heart of America Athletic Conference game. Game recap The Vikings were first on the board with 12:10 left in the quarterback Johnny Sullivan (SR / Clinton, […]]]>

VSN (admin) Posted on Saturday September 04, 2021 – 4:30 PM


Atchison, KS- In week two, the fifth-ranked Vikings advanced to seventeenth among the Benedictine College Raves in a Heart of America Athletic Conference game.

Game recap

The Vikings were first on the board with 12:10 left in the quarterback Johnny Sullivan (SR / Clinton, IA) topped a 65-yard six-game drive with a 4-yard touchdown to Anthony Turner (SR / Hartwell, GA) to take a 7-0 lead over the Ravens. Benedictine responded well with her own 75-yard eight-play touchdown, but the extra point wasn’t good making it 7-6 Vikings. In the ensuing Viking drive, Jensen Gates (SR / Ankeny, IA) scored on a 29-yard touchdown to make the lead to 14-6 Vikings. Once again, the Ravens responded with another touchdown to take the score to 14-13. The Vikings added another touchdown late in the first quarter with Sullivan finding Brandon Martin (SR / Monroe, LA) on a 10-yard touchdown that took him to 21-13 after a quarter-game.

In the second quarter, Nathan Hamilton (JR / Bettendorf, IA) had two baskets, one over twenty-three yards and one over forty-one yards to bring the score to 27-13 at halftime. The Ravens scored early in the third quarter on a 14-game 75-yard long touchdown to take the Vikings to 27-20 with nine minutes left in the third quarter. The Ravens lined up for a field goal late in the third quarter, but the Vikings’ defense blocked the kick and Demareo Luckett (JR / Cordova, TN) recovered the ball and returned it for a teams touchdown Vikings specials that brought him to 34-20 going into the fourth quarter. At the end of the fourth, Sullivan found Turner again this time for a 17-yard touchdown to bring the score to 41-20 with just over four minutes to go. The Vikings’ defense managed to force a turnaround on the downs and the offense took time to bring the Vikings to 2-0 this season while the Ravens fell to 1-1.

Key statistics

Sullivan finished the day with a 223-yard pass and three touchdowns on 14/23 passes. Gates leads the Vikings on the ground with 59 yards on 11 attempts for the lone touchdown. Turner finished with four catches for 69 yards and two touchdowns. Gerald Sama (JR / Des Moines, IA) finished with 83 receiving yards on just three catches. Cole Rollinger (SR / Eldridge, IA) leads the Viking defense with 13 total tackles including 11 solo. Rocky Schoenfelder (SO / Bettendorf, IA) led the defense with three tackles for an afternoon loss. Drake Miller (JR / Fort Dodge, IA) finished with an interception for the Vikings.

The Vikings will then host the Baker Wildcats, ranked seventh 2-0, on Saturday September 11 at Duke Williams Stadium. The kickoff of the match is scheduled for 12:00 p.m.

Benedictine College Grand View University Football Heart of America Athletic Conference Match Results

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