Vikings grab Anthony Barr LB UCLA

Vikings traded down to #9  with Cleveland, and with that pick Anthony Barr, Linebacker-UCLA. Barr is 6′-5″, 255lbs. Ran a 4.66 40 yard dash, and was slated to go in the first 10 picks in the first round. More on Anthony Barr on I am not surprised that the Vikings went with defense for […]

May 2014 by TheBigDawg

Vikings 2014 Season Schedule

Vikings 2014 Event Schedule NFL Draft, Thursday May 8th, Friday May 9th and Saturday May 10th. Vikings have picks in round 1 at #8, round 2 at #8(40 overall), round 3 at #8(72) and #32(96), Round 4 at #8(108), round 5 at #8(148), round 6 at #8(184), round 7 at #8(223). Subject to change, don’t […]

May 2014 by TheBigDawg

New theme emerges in Zimmer’s first minicamp.

I have been watching videos over on, and I am seeing a common theme emerging from the players interviewed. All interviews so far mention higher player accountability. This will be a good thing in my opinion. I haven’t posted in a while, manly because there are already too many mock drafts out there and […]

April 2014 by TheBigDawg

Vikings sign Kurt Coleman

The Minnesota Vikings have signed former Philadelphia Eagles free safety Kurt Coleman to a one year deal according to Matt Vensel of the Star Tribune. Coleman played in 14 games for the Eagles in 2013 but most of those plays were on special teams where he posted 14 combined tackles. His best year in Philadelphia […]

April 2014 by ZThole

Cassel get’s 2 year deal. Good or Bad?

The Vikings just signed Matt Cassel to a 2 year deal worth $10 Million. The question is, why? I just double checked and they still haven’t announced the signing but it is on Head coach Mike Zimmer has told the media that he wanted to re-sign Cassel. This made me scratch my head. […]

March 2014 by TheBigDawg

Frazier costs Patterson R.O.Y.

Looking back at the 2013 NFL Football season, it’s clear to me that Leslie Frazier cost Cordarrelle Patterson NFC Rookie of the year. You see this all the time, where coaches say a player has natural talent but is “raw” and keeps them out of the line up until they get “seasoned”. I just couldn’t rap my head […]

February 2014 by TheBigDawg

Vikings fans will watch Super Bowl with hope for the future.

As stated in my first post, I am not a journalist, I am a Vikings fan. Not necessarily a fan of the NFL. Since the last seconds ticked of the clock in Seattle, fans and non fans have been bombarded with Super Bowl hype. Richard Sherman has been in the spotlight ever since his post […]

February 2014 by TheBigDawg

Who will the Vikings draft in the first round..or not draft?

The Super Bowl hasn’t been played yet and many have their mock drafts set up. Most on have the Vikings grabbing Blake Bortles out of Central Florida. At 6′-4″ he has the size desired by many but is considered to be a work in progress. I’m not sure Vikings fans are willing to wait […]

January 2014 by TheBigDawg

Zimmer has a lot to work with.

The Vikings seemed to have landed the Holy Grail of head coaches if you read the reactions to the hiring from former players and coaches Mike Zimmer has worked with. I react with guarded optimism. As a Minnesota sports fan, I see the similarities to when the Wild signed Zack Parise and Ryan Suter. It’s […]

January 2014 by TheBigDawg

Sources say Vikings to hire Zimmer.

Several media sources are reporting that the Vikings have hired Mike Zimmer as their new head coach:   The Vikings have hired Mike Zimmer as their new head coach. — Jay Glazer (@JayGlazer) January 15, 2014 BREAKING: The Vikings are hiring Bengals Defensive Coordinator, Mike Zimmer, as their new head coach. (Via @AdamSchefter) — NFL […]

January 2014 by TheBigDawg