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  1. Most compelling teams: 2010 Vikings

    Kevin Seifert

    Editor's note: ESPN.com revisits the NFL's most interesting teams since Y2K with a five-part "Most Compelling Teams of the Century" series. We continue with the 2010 Minnesota Vikings. Brett Favre retired and then he really retired and then three ...

    Blog | June 27, 2013
  2. BBAO: Vikings' due diligence on Manti Te'o

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: We discussed the possibility of the Minnesota Vikings drafting Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o as recently as last Friday, and over the weekend, Sports Illustrated's Peter King added a more grist to the mill. Accord...

    Blog | April 15, 2013
  3. More draft picks for Packers and Vikings

    Kevin Seifert

    PALM BEACH, Fla. -- The Green Bay Packers have received the maximum number of extra draft picks available to teams through the NFL's compensatory draft program, while the Minnesota Vikings have received two. That's our local upshot of Monday's alw...

    Blog | March 26, 2012
  4. Matt Flynn's impact on Packers' 2013 draft

    Kevin Seifert

    If you're a fan of quarterback Matt Flynn, you should have been happy to see him sign Sunday with the Seattle Seahawks. As we discussed earlier this month, the Seahawks were one of the two most-favorable destinations for a quarterback of Flynn's back...

    Blog | March 18, 2012
  5. Free Head Exam: Chicago Bears

    Kevin Seifert

    After the Chicago Bears' 38-14 loss to the Seattle Seahawks, here are three issues that merit further examination: Generally, I'm not in favor of promoting untested players solely for the purpose of evaluation. There should be a justifiable reaso...

    Blog | December 19, 2011
  6. On Donovan McNabb and Sage Rosenfels

    Kevin Seifert

    Friday's waiver wire brought some interesting news to the NFC North. Former Minnesota Vikings quarterback Donovan McNabb went unclaimed amid reports that the Chicago Bears have no interest in him at this point. But veteran Sage Rosenfels will be retu...

    Blog | December 02, 2011
  7. Have at It: Greg Olsen's impact

    Kevin Seifert

    Your conversation on the NFC North's most significant player departure centered mostly around three players: Defensive lineman Cullen Jenkins, receiver Sidney Rice and tight end Greg Olsen. A few other names surfaced, including linebacker Nick Bar...

    Blog | October 08, 2011
  8. Face it: Sidney Rice wanted out

    Kevin Seifert

    I wish I could put my finger on it. For more than a year, something has been off between the Minnesota Vikings and Sidney Rice. A frost began developing after the 2009 NFC Championship Game, during which Rice suffered a hip injury that eventually ...

    Blog | July 27, 2011
  9. Scramble '11: Bidding war for Sidney Rice!

    Kevin Seifert

    One final free agent update before we call it a night. (Probably.) ESPN's Adam Schefter reports the Minnesota Vikings and Seattle Seahawks are in a bidding war for free agent Sidney Rice. RiceAs we've discussed all along, Rice was intent on testin...

    Blog | July 26, 2011
  10. Scramble '11: Day 1 thoughts

    Kevin Seifert

    I'm continuing to get my head around the Minnesota Vikings' reported pursuit of quarterback Donovan McNabb, which to this point qualifies as the biggest NFC North development on Day 1 of the 2011 free-agent market. We've also discussed issues from Ma...

    Blog | July 26, 2011
  11. Are we sure on Tarvaris Jackson to Seattle?

    Kevin Seifert

    Identifying connections is a good start in predicting NFL player movement. The next step is evaluating that connection. JacksonThat thought came to mind recently while reading once again about the Seattle Seahawks' apparent interest in Minnesot...

    Blog | June 30, 2011
  12. Frazier focusing on mental aptitude of QBs

    Kevin Seifert

    NEW ORLEANS -- As Minnesota Vikings officials arrived Sunday to the NFL owners meeting, they found themselves at about the midway point of their offseason project to draft a franchise quarterback. Vice president of player personnel Rick Spielman sugg...

    Blog | March 20, 2011
  13. A few late roster moves and non-moves

    Kevin Seifert

    As we await final word on the state of the NFL's collective bargaining agreement (CBA), which appears headed into a bonus day of Friday negotiations, we have a few last-minute NFC North personnel moves to review. Most notably, multiple media outle...

    Blog | March 03, 2011
  14. Combine'11: Minnesota's unenviable task

    Kevin Seifert

    INDIANAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Vikings arrived at this week's scouting combine carrying the most intense personnel burden a team can face: They have no starting quarterback and no clear path for finding an obvious answer in the draft. You've heard ...

    Blog | February 25, 2011
  15. Rewind'10: Shaun Hill among top backups

    Kevin Seifert

    A week before the regular season began, Brett of Lima, Ohio, requested a ranking of the NFC North's backup quarterbacks. My list went this way: Shaun Hill (Detroit Lions) Todd Collins (Chicago Bears) Matt Flynn (Green Bay Packers) Tarvaris ...

    Blog | January 12, 2011
  16. Vikings regular-season wrap-up

    Kevin Seifert

    Arrow indicates direction team is trending. Final Power Ranking: 23 Preseason Power Ranking: 5 Biggest surprise: It was hard to imagine quarterback Brett Favre equaling the career year he produced in 2009. But it was just as difficult to antic...

    Blog | January 05, 2011