Packers week By Joel Schafer

The time has come, no one in skol nation has to wonder who is  we are playing this week.  We can smell it all over Minnesota right now. It is overwhelming all over the twin cities. People from out of town have asked "what is that smell?"  The smell … [Read more...]

Vikings week 9 reveiw By Joel Schafer

Skol Nation came up with another win. It wasn't the prettiest of wins, in fact it was down right ugly. The Vikings Defense carried the team for yet another game getting key holds and allowing only one touchdown.  Teddy Bridgewater got knocked out … [Read more...]

Vikings vs Lions Review by Joel Schafer

If you watched the first 15 minutes of this game and turned it off, you would be scratching your head saying "what just happened?" The Lions came out firing on all cylinders  jumping out marching down the field with 2 touchdown drives and leading … [Read more...]

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...]

Vikings week 2 takes from the game by Joel Schafer

Many in Skol Nation  were left with a really bad taste in their mouth after getting humiliated by the 49ers on Monday Night Football.  Vikings Will be came home to play yet another team that was left wondering what hit them in the Lions. The lions … [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 2015 season preview by Joel Schafer

Preseason game number three against the Raiders  was mercifully put into the books.  The weather was bad, halftime was way too short (2 minutes). Yellow flags seemed to rain out of the sky.  Did I mention there was a weather delay of nearly an hour? … [Read more...]