2017 Season General Comments (pressers, practice notes, etc)

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Re: 2017 Season General Comments (pressers, practice notes,

Post by dead_poet » Thu Jan 04, 2018 3:39 pm

halfgiz wrote:Them Packer fans wasn't very happy... first we wouldn't let them score in their own stadium. And then we started the Skol chant.

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I like to think of it now as our practice facility.
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Post by Brad H » Thu Jan 04, 2018 6:24 pm

From Rotoworld:

Vikings OC Pat Shurmur will interview for the Cardinals' head-coaching vacancy on Thursday night.

He interviewed with the Lions earlier today. The Cardinals interviewed DC James Bettcher on Wednesday and will sit down with Steelers OL coach Mike Munchak this weekend. Shurmur failed in his first head-coaching stint with the Browns but has rebuilt his reputation with a successful run in Minnesota.
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Re: 2017 Season General Comments (pressers, practice notes,

Post by S197 » Thu Jan 04, 2018 6:31 pm

808vikingsfan wrote: Not crystal clear yet. http://m.startribune.com/even-with-nfc- ... 467938353/
I think the "fluff" pieces will need to be toned down or taken away but it seems like practice facility and locker room is confirmed.
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Post by PacificNorseWest » Thu Jan 04, 2018 7:55 pm

Oh, someone's blowing that Gjallarhorn. Believe you me.
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Post by dead_poet » Fri Jan 05, 2018 1:02 pm

Packers requested to interview Vikes' assistant GM George Patton. Vikings declined the request.
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Post by PacificNorseWest » Fri Jan 05, 2018 1:35 pm

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Post by PurpleMustReign » Fri Jan 05, 2018 3:25 pm

dead_poet wrote:Packers requested to interview Vikes' assistant GM George Patton. Vikings declined the request.
Doesn't that screw Paton though?

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Post by 808vikingsfan » Fri Jan 05, 2018 5:27 pm

PacificNorseWest wrote: Another Adam Thielen.
FARGO—The grade-school assignment was simple. Draw a picture of yourself of what you want to be when you grow up.

It didn't take very long for Brandon Zylstra to produce a picture that his mother would later display after his high school graduation. The artwork showed Zylstra wearing a No. 84, Minnesota Vikings purple-colored jersey.
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Growing up in Spicer, Minn.,—located just over 100 miles west of Minneapolis—Zylstra was a Vikings' fan idolizing the likes of receiver Randy Moss who wore the No. 84 that Zylstra drew in his picture. Moss was the inspiration for him to switch from running back to wide receiver when he was a freshman at New London-Spicer High School.

Vikings could have another Thielen story with the signing of Brandon Zylstra
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Post by dead_poet » Mon Jan 08, 2018 2:17 pm

1/8

Elflein said his shoulder is good to go.
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Post by Cliff » Mon Jan 08, 2018 2:24 pm

dead_poet wrote:1/8

Elflein said his shoulder is good to go.
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Post by dead_poet » Tue Jan 09, 2018 9:37 am

Vikes could shuffle the o-line around. I don't hate the idea of: Reiff-Berger-Elflein-Remmers-Hill.

I trust this more than Cam Jordan vs. Sirles.

http://m.startribune.com/vikings-get-ce ... 468356503/
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Post by Grashopa » Tue Jan 09, 2018 10:25 am

dead_poet wrote:Vikes could shuffle the o-line around. I don't hate the idea of: Reiff-Berger-Elflein-Remmers-Hill.

I trust this more than Cam Jordan vs. Sirles.

http://m.startribune.com/vikings-get-ce ... 468356503/
I like the line-up, getting our best players out on the field for the playoffs, but didn't Berger struggle on the left side a few years ago?
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Post by dead_poet » Tue Jan 09, 2018 11:44 am

Grashopa wrote: I like the line-up, getting our best players out on the field for the playoffs, but didn't Berger struggle on the left side a few years ago?
Not that I recall.
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Post by S197 » Tue Jan 09, 2018 1:48 pm

dead_poet wrote:Vikes could shuffle the o-line around. I don't hate the idea of: Reiff-Berger-Elflein-Remmers-Hill.

I trust this more than Cam Jordan vs. Sirles.

http://m.startribune.com/vikings-get-ce ... 468356503/
Remmers played very little guard in college so it's a little concerning. I think from a talent perspective those are the top 5 but I don't know how it translates when swapping positions. I think after the Bears game they asked him if it was "like riding a bike." And his response was something like, "a bike I've never ridden before."
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Re: 2017 Season General Comments (pressers, practice notes,

Post by Grashopa » Tue Jan 09, 2018 2:26 pm

dead_poet wrote: Not that I recall.
It was Fusco, nevermind.
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