Fran Tarkenton

Throwback Thursday: Vikings vs. Browns, Week 8, 1973

October 27, 2011

Thirty eight years ago this week, the unbeaten Minnesota Vikings entered Week 8 of the 1973 season hosting the Cleveland Browns and at the end of the day, remained unbeaten.

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Throwback Thursday: Fran Tarkenton Discusses The Vikings Franchise's First Win

October 13, 2011

Fifty years to the day of the first win of the 1961 expansion Vikings team against the mighty George Halas and the Chicago Bears.

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Chuck Foreman Highlights

Throwback Thursday: Chuck Foreman Highlights

August 11, 2011

Before Adrian Peterson, before Robert Smith there was Chuck Foreman, the Vikings original franchise running back.

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Long-Suffering Vikings Fans

August 8, 2011

It is about this time of year when I begin to get my hopes up for the coming season and I always think, well, there’s a chance…

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Photo: Vikings at Lions - 1974, Week 2

Vikings @ Lions – 1974, Week 2

August 4, 2011

The Vikings go to Detroit and beat the Lions, as usual, in Week 2 of the 1974 NFL season. It was a 7-6 victory and the Vikings 13th straight win over the Detoit Lions.

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Throwback Thursday: Tommy Mason Highlights

June 30, 2011

Tommy Mason was the first overall pick in the 1961 NFL draft of the expansion Minnesota Vikings. Here are some highlights of the Vikings Rookie of the Year in action for that season.

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Fran Tarkenton Speaks Out On Lock Out

March 24, 2011

Hall of Famer and former Vikings quarterback Fran Tarkenton has posted a video to YouTube that passionately calls on the players and the owners figure out a solution to their impasse.

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Throwback Thursday: Super Bowl IX, Vikings 6, Steelers 16

February 3, 2011

This game matched two of the NFL’s best defenses – Pittsburgh’s Steel Curtain against the Purple People Eaters of Minnesota – and two legendary quarterbacks: Terry Bradshaw and Fran Tarkenton, respectively.

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Daily Chat: Redemption

December 24, 2010

Michael Vick has paid his debt to society as our society has seen fit to mete out that debt. He’s served a prison sentence and so far, it appears he’s learned from his mistakes. So if you believe in redemption, you must forgive him.

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Daily Chat: Iron Men

December 10, 2010

If The Streak ends, that’s one Iron Man down. Favre’s failure to start will highlight not just the end of an amazing streak but the aging of the Vikings roster, which we’ll have to address in the offseason.

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