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...]

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 notes from the Hall of Fame game By Joel Schafer

  The Vikings got the short end of the stick when it came to preseason scheduling by having to play five games in the preseason. As if four games weren't enough for every fan base. The Steelers also got stuck with this honor. What was to be … [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...]

VIkings Linebacker preview by Joel Schafer

2014  was an interesting year for the Viking linebacker corps. There was the steady play of Chad Greenway, who keeps doing what he has since he started playing in the NFL, piling up tackles.  There was the weak play middle linebacker play of retread … [Read more...]