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Zulgad: Vikings and their fans should be in Love with Packers’ plan at quarterback

When Aaron Rodgers takes the first snap of the season, whenever that might be, it will mark 28 years of a Hall of Fame or future Hall of Fame quarterback starting for the Green Bay…


Vikings coach misses his players, making most of virtual offseason

If you must be quarantined, Mike Zimmer’s ranch in Kentucky sounds like a pretty good place to be stuck. The Vikings coach has had a small golf course built that includes a few tee-boxes and…


Zulgad: You can’t be serious: Is MLB really going to make return about dollars and cents?

Are you really going to do this Major League Baseball? Now? Under these circumstances? Can you really be this tone deaf? Sadly, the answer might be yes. The question, of course, surrounds whether we are…


Will the Vikings take a look at veteran guard Larry Warford?

The New Orleans Saints’ decision to release Larry Warford on Friday presented the Vikings with an opportunity to upgrade an offensive line that’s in need of help, especially at the interior spots. Warford had gone…


Immediate impressions: A few quick thoughts regarding the Vikings’ schedule

If you want a game-by-game look and predictions for the Vikings’ 2020 schedule, you can find that here. Below you will find some initial observations following Thursday night’s release of the schedule. Let’s start with…


Zulgad: Are the Vikings a playoff team? A game-by-game look at the 2020 season

A year ago the Vikings were slated to make five prime-time appearances when the NFL schedule was released, despite the fact they had missed the playoffs the previous season. It sent a clear message that…


Schedule leaks: Vikings reportedly will open vs. Packers, play Saints on Christmas Day

The Vikings’ schedule won’t be released until 6:30 tonight — the team will reveal it a half-hour before the NFL Network begins its three-hour schedule-related show — but there have been plenty of leaks. Ben…


Purple Happy Hour: Join Mackey & Judd as they react to Vikings’ schedule release

The Vikings are planning to release their schedule at 6:30 on Thursday evening. Join Phil Mackey, Judd Zulgad and Declan Goff as they provide immediate reaction to the Vikings’ 2020 schedule. You can watch by…


Which Vikings draft pick will become the next ‘big nickel?’

Once upon a time, Mike Zimmer envisioned 2016 seventh-round pick Jaylon Kearse as an extra weapon in the versatile “big nickel” role. And for a brief time, it happened. Over the last two seasons, Kearse…


Most Rewatchable Wolves Moments: Kevin Garnett’s Return to Minnesota

Timberwolves fans, we put together a list of the most rewatchable moments in their 30-year history. This is part of an 11-part series at SKOR North. We’ve decided to roll out the games/events in chronological…


What remains on the Vikings’ offseason checklist?

With the NFL Draft over and 27 new faces added to the roster between the draft and undrafted free agency, the Minnesota Vikings’ 2020 team is mostly set. But their work is not completely done.…


On-This-Day fun with 5 thoughts – The Twins’ ‘home run bet’ is paying off

A year ago the Twins were marching toward an eventual home run record, clubbing more bombas, 307, than any team in MLB history. It was clear early on in the year that the team was…


Here’s the scoop if you bought Twins tickets for April 2020 [Twins announce ticket refund policy]

If you bought single-game tickets from the Twins for an April home game at Target Field, you’re in luck. And finally, there’s an answer to the question – ‘What are the Twins going to do…


Vikings draft steal Cameron Dantzler ready to move The Needle

The old saying about the NFL Combine is that players can’t often help their draft stock but they can certainly hurt it. That was the case with Mississippi State cornerback Cameron Dantzler. He ran ran…


The 20 greatest journeyman QB seasons of all time: The top 5

IN THIS SPECIAL PROJECT, SKOR NORTH’S MATTHEW COLLER AND PRO FOOTBALL FOCUS DATA SCIENTIST ERIC EAGER HAVE TEAMED UP TO INVESTIGATE THE GREATEST SEASONS EVER PLAYED BY JOURNEYMAN QUARTERBACKS. WE WILL RELEASE THE CREATION IN…


How each Vikings draft pick fits on the depth chart

The Minnesota Vikings restocked their roster in the NFL Draft by adding 15 players to the mix. Let’s have a look at where each player is most likely to start on the depth chart… WR,…


Most Rewatchable Wolves Moments: Zach LaVine vs. Aaron Gordon

Timberwolves fans, we put together a list of the most rewatchable moments in their 30-year history. This is part of an 11-part series at SKOR North. We’ve decided to roll out the games/events in chronological…


Report: Packers’ fixation on Love caused them to pursue Vikings’ first-round pick

The Minnesota Vikings and Green Bay Packers are bitter rivals and, for obvious reasons, rarely do business. Yes, Brett Favre played two seasons with the Vikings after 16 years in Green Bay, but that was the…


Vikings announced undrafted free agent signings

The Minnesota Vikings announced Monday their list of undrafted free agents. Here’s a look at the players they added:  Brady Aiello, T, Oregon – 6-foot-7, 311-pound linemen who started at multiple positions for the Ducks Jake…


Wetmore’s 5 thoughts: Revisiting 1st Twins draft under Derek Falvey, Thad Levine (and Sean Johnson)

When Derek Falvey took over the Twins, he spoke of a strong core group of players assembled by his predecessor, Terry Ryan. It was a good team, some thought, that had such a bad year…


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