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  1. Super Bowl nod ends Wilfs' frosty stretch

    Ben Goessling

    MINNEAPOLIS -- The televised celebration in the Minneapolis bid committee's conference room on Tuesday afternoon -- in response to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell's announcement that Super Bowl LII was headed to the Twin Cities -- was spontaneously ra...

    Blog | May 21, 2014
  2. Does discipline double standard exist for NFL owners, players?

    Jim Trotter

    Lack of action by Roger Goodell over misbehavior by NFL owners gives the impression that there's a discipline double standard, but there's more to the story, Jim Trotter writes.

    Story | Conversation | May 16, 2014
  3. Munnerlyn move recalls Winfield days

    Ben Goessling

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Shortly after 4 o'clock on Thursday afternoon, Minnesota Vikings owner Zygi Wilf walked through doors of the team's offices, making the kind of appearance that signified the Vikings were getting serious about finishing a deal w...

    Blog | March 13, 2014
  4. Spielman's fate could hang on QB decision

    Ben Goessling

    MINNEAPOLIS -- In his 17 years as a member of NFL front offices, through a career that's spanned three teams and taken him through two convoluted power structures, Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman might never have had more influence ov...

    Blog | February 13, 2014
  5. Vikings owner supports Michael Sam

    Ben Goessling

    MINNEAPOLIS -- Minnesota Vikings owner Zygi Wilf released a statement on Monday afternoon supporting Missouri defensive end Michael Sam's decision to announce he is gay, calling Sam "courageous" and saying the Vikings would welcome any player they fe...

    Blog | February 10, 2014
  6. Vikings must know risks of coordinator pool

    Ben Goessling

    MINNEAPOLIS -- When the Minnesota Vikings hired Brad Childress as their head coach in 2006, infamously keeping him in the Twin Cities before he could get on a plane to interview for the Green Bay Packers' head-coaching position, they were taking thei...

    Blog | January 11, 2014
  7. Peterson's frustration bears watching

    Ben Goessling

    MINNEAPOLIS -- After each of the Vikings' last two games, Adrian Peterson said he thought Leslie Frazier should be back as the Vikings' head coach. He added he planned to talk to ownership about it after the season (though Peterson has been around th...

    Blog | January 01, 2014
  8. Frazier firing puts Vikings at crossroads

    Ben Goessling

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- For Leslie Frazier, the path to this point has seemed preordained since last winter, when Minnesota Vikings ownership decided to pick up his 2014 option, but not offer him a contract extension, after he led the Vikings to a sur...

    Blog | December 30, 2013
  9. Coaching, QB decisions could doom Frazier

    Ben Goessling

    MINNEAPOLIS -- It's not in Leslie Frazier's nature to point fingers in public or play politics, so anyone expecting him to stump for keeping his job in what might have been his final news conference as the Minnesota Vikings coach was probably misguid...

    Blog | December 29, 2013
  10. Peterson plans to talk with Wilfs on Monday

    Ben Goessling

    MINNEAPOLIS -- If the Minnesota Vikings do plan to fire coach Leslie Frazier this week, they might first have to hear a counter-argument from their franchise player. Running back Adrian Peterson said again that on Monday he plans to talk to Viking...

    Blog | December 29, 2013
  11. Around the Horns: Frazier on media impact

    Ben Goessling

    Welcome to Around the Horns, our daily look at what's happening on the Vikings beat: Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier, many people believe, is coaching for his job in the next few weeks. Frazier's contract is up after next season, and after ...

    Blog | December 19, 2013
  12. Wilf mum on Frazier's, Spielman's futures

    Ben Goessling

    MINNEAPOLIS -- Minnesota Vikings team president Mark Wilf would not comment on the futures of general manager Rick Spielman or coach Leslie Frazier after the team's 48-30 win over the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday, saying the team's owners were "just...

    Blog | December 15, 2013
  13. Around the Horns: Patterson's ROY bid

    Ben Goessling

    Welcome to Around the Horns, our daily look at what's happening on the Vikings beat: When the Vikings started the season with Cordarrelle Patterson not among their top receivers, his chances of winning NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year honors seeme...

    Blog | December 13, 2013
  14. Around the Horns: Simpson heads to court

    Ben Goessling

    Welcome to Around the Horns, our daily look at what's happening on the Vikings beat: Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Jerome Simpson, who was arrested last month and charged with two counts of drunken driving, had his first court appearance in Minn...

    Blog | December 11, 2013
  15. Zygi Wilf, Minnesota Vikings owner, denied appeal on wealth discl...

    A New Jersey appeals court has refused to hear arguments by Minnesota Vikings owner Zygi Wilf that his family's net worth should be kept private.

    Story | Conversation | December 09, 2013
  16. Around the Horns: Felton happy in his role

    Ben Goessling

    Welcome to Around the Horns, our daily look at what's happening on the Vikings beat: Vikings fullback Jerome Felton is one of the best in the league at what appears to be a dying position; over the last 50 years, fullbacks have gone from carrying ...

    Blog | December 04, 2013