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...]

Vikings Secondary Preview by Joel Schafer

The Vikings  secondary was much improved from the 2013 to 2014 campaign.  Many things have accounted for this. Talent and coaching are the major factors as to why this happened. Out went the Tampa 2 defense bend but don't break approach with Leslie … [Read more...]

Inside Look: Indianapolis Colts Running Backs

Since Andrew Luck has been a rookie with the Indianapolis Colts, they struggled in the running game. Actually, the running game has been something that hasn’t looked good since the 2007 season when Joseph Addai was the last Colts rusher to go over a … [Read more...]

Vikings 2015 preseason out look by Joel Schafer

  I want to take the time to thank Tom Murphy  for taking a chance on me to cover one of my favorite sports teams, The Minnesota Vikings. For me to even consider writing about a team I dearly love I may have to refrain from writing directly … [Read more...]

Inside draft: Indianapolis Colts Safety Clayton Geathers

The Colts needed depth at safety and they used the pick they received from Tampa Bay to draft Clayton Geathers (Central Florida) with the first pick in the fourth round. Starters Mike Adams and Dwight Lowery will be the regulars while Geathers will … [Read more...]

Indianapolis Colts Draft Profile: D’Joun Smith

  My second installment of the Colts draft picks will be focused on defensive back D’Joun Smith out of Florida Atlantic. Smith was the Colts first of two third-round selections. The Colts traded out of the second round, moving down four spots … [Read more...]