Vikings vs Bears preview by Joel Schafer

Vikings come into the week 8 tilt riding high on 2 straight wins coming out of the bye week, while the Bears are licking their wounds after giving the Lions their first win of the season and having to wait 2 weeks to try to make … [Read more...]

Vikings vs Broncos Preview by Joel Schafer

The Vikings are heading to the Mile high city to take on the 3-0 Broncos. Skol nation struggled in San Francisco three weeks ago but have flourished in their temporary home, TCF stadium.   What should Skol nation be looking for against this AFC … [Read more...]

Vikings Takes from week 3 by Joel Schafer

In a day that seemed like it would be close all game long going into the locker rooms at half time with only a 3 point lead, Xavier Rhodes was knocked out of the game late in the 2nd quarter after taking friendly fire on the Rivers touchdown pass to … [Read more...]

San Francisco 49ers’ Colin Kaepernick’s Performance “Breakdown”

The so-called experts are throwing in the towel for San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick. After a dismal, some would say a pathetic performance, verse the Arizona Cardinals, many feel that he will not be in the Bay Area next season. It’s … [Read more...]

Vikings 53 man roster set by Joel Schafer

With all the preseason games mercifully behind us, it is time to start to look ahead to the season. There were very few surprises as to who was given their walking papers and who was kept. The one that may be a slight surprise was the waiving of … [Read more...]

2015 Vikings preseason game notes and roster cuts by Joel Schafer

It did not take long to realize that Teddy Bridgewater is ready for the season to start. Teddy did what he has done all preseason, he completed passes. He took care of the ball, changed plays at the line and threw receivers open. His best 2 passes of … [Read more...]

Vikings notes from Preseason game #2 by Joel Schafer

  With game preseason game number two in the books. We are starting see clearly what the roster may look like on opening day for the Vikings.  The Vikings defense once again was solid with very few questions about who will start and who will … [Read more...]

2015 Vikings QB and Running backs preview by Joel Schafer

The Vikings went into the 2014  season with the expectations of having a high powered running attack with MVP Adrian Peterson again looking to surpass Eric Dickerson's  single season  record. A mere two season before this we were on the edge of our … [Read more...]

The San Francisco 49ers and Free Agency

Barring any setbacks, per reports, wide receiver Torrey Smith will sign with the San Francisco 49ers later today. Smith is what the 49ers’ passing attack desperately needs – speed. However, do not expect Smith to become a stat machine in San … [Read more...]

Jerome Simpson Signs with the San Francisco 49ers

The San Francisco 49ers have announced that they have inked WR Jerome Simpson to a two year contract. Simpson played for the Cincinnati Bengals and Minnesota Vikings. His best two seasons came in 2011 and 2013. In 2011, Simpson caught 50 balls for … [Read more...]