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To beat Eagles, Case Keenum must cut down risky plays

Case Keenum’s ability to make plays outside the pocket and create on the fly has created some of the best moments of the Minnesota Vikings’ season. There was his throw on the run for a…


Vikings essay: A boy and his dad

Editor’s note: Scott Korzenowski is a longtime sports columnist and attorney in the Twin Cities area. He’s the host of Sunday Morning Sports Talk on 1500ESPN, and this is a guest column. Not long before…


If Vikings reach the Super Bowl, raffle will decide which season ticket holders can buy tix

If you’re a Minnesota Vikings season ticket holder, you will be holding your breath on Sunday hoping the Vikings win against the Philadelphia Eagles. And then you’ll be holding it again Monday with hopes of…


Vikings-Eagles matchups to watch: Diggs/Thielen vs. Eagles DBs

As the Minnesota Vikings prepare to face the Philadelphia Eagles in the NFC Championship game, we will be highlighting one key matchup every day throughout the week. For Part 2, we look at Stefon Diggs…


Zulgad: How Stefon Diggs’ touchdown catch could end up redefining Vikings’ history

Five, 10 or 20 years from now it’s not going to matter. Mention Stefon Diggs’ name to a Vikings fan and, if they saw Sunday’s win over New Orleans, their first thought is going to…


Ed Hochuli assigned as lead official for NFC title game; Vikings will see ref for first time this season

Prepare for several lengthy explanations on penalty calls if you are going to watch the Vikings play the Eagles on Sunday in the NFC title game in Philadelphia. That’s because the NFL has assigned Ed…


Notebook: Don’t look now but hot stretch has put Wolves in good spot in the standings

Wolves impressive in sweeping five-game homestand Winning five games in a row is good any time. How about a five-game winning streak at home against some of the league’s best? Well, that’s even better. Let’s…


Vikings C Pat Elflein named to PFWA All-Rookie team

There aren’t too many third-round picks who immediately chance the look of their team, but center Pat Elfein did that for the Minnesota Vikings. On Tuesday, the former Ohio State center was named to the…


How good is Nick Foles?

Here’s a collection of words we never thought we’d be saying in 2018: The Super Bowl goes through Nick Foles. The Philadelphia Eagles’ starting quarterback for Sunday’s NFC Championship game was thrust into the starting…


Jon Gruden with Case Keenum from an old ‘QB Camp’ is great on a number of levels

On Monday’s morning radio show on 1500ESPN, Phil Mackey & Judd Zulgad dug up an old Jon Gruden QB Camp episode with former Houston Cougar Case Keenum. That clip is making the rounds in the…


Vikings-Eagles key matchups: Fletcher Cox vs. Vikings interior linemen

As the Minnesota Vikings prepare to face the Philadelphia Eagles in the NFC Championship game, we will be highlighting one key matchup every day throughout the week. We begin with Fletcher Cox vs. the Vikings’…


Zulgad: Mike Zimmer only two wins from fulfilling goal of being covered in confetti

Vikings fans spent Monday celebrating their team’s improbable playoff victory over the New Orleans Saints still marveling at the fact that Case Keenum had found Stefon Diggs for a 61-yard touchdown on a third-down play…


After wild win, Mike Zimmer focused on cleaning up mistakes

As Minnesota Vikings players and fans danced to the tune of one of the wildest victories in NFL playoff history, Mike Zimmer was in his office thinking about the way a 17-0 lead had disappeared…


Reports: Giants expected to hire Pat Shurmur as head coach

A week ago, it appeared as if Vikings offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur was going to end up as coach of the Arizona Cardinals. It still looks as if Shurmur is going to get a head…


Rashod Hill reflects on journey from Jags’ practice squad to starting in the playoffs

Following a career-ending injury to tackle Jake Long, the Minnesota Vikings were desperate for any kind of help along the offensive line. So they picked up Rashod Hill off the Jacksonville Jaguars’ practice squad. Jacksonville…


Wetmore: Twins made safe bets to upgrade bullpen, which should leave some money for a starter

The Twins set out this offseason with two primary areas in need of improvement for the 2018 season: starting pitching and relief pitching. Even without getting the top names on the market, Minnesota has done…


Meet Cayleb Jones, the first person to hug Stefon Diggs after his miracle touchdown

For a moment, Cayleb Jones thought he ruined the greatest moment in Minnesota Vikings history. As receiver Stefon Diggs took off down the sideline on the final play of the Vikings’ miraculous playoff win over…


Vikings lose safety Andrew Sendejo to concussion

Andrew Sendejo had a key interception for the Vikings’ in the first quarter of their last-second 29-24 victory over the New Orleans Saints on Sunday in an NFC Divisional playoff game at U.S. Bank Stadium,…


Issues with monitor in Saints’ booth meant Payton had to go with “gut” in challenging calls

Saints coach Sean Payton said he went with his “gut” when he challenged two fourth-quarter calls in New Orleans’ 29-24 loss to the Vikings on Sunday in an NFC Divisional playoff game at U.S. Bank…


Stefon Diggs: ‘It’s plays like that you dream about’

Stefon Diggs and around 70,000 of his friends will never forget the final moments of Sunday’s win for the Minnesota Vikings over the New Orleans Saints. Diggs scored a 61-yard touchdown to defeat the Saints…


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