Jim Kleinsasser

Minnesota Vikings #40 - Tight End

  • Born: 01/31/77
  • Age: 37
  • Height: 6-3
  • Weight: 272

Greatest Viking: Williams Advances


One half of the Williams Wall has moved into our Sweet 16, as Kevin Williams took down Jim Kleinsasser in the second round to advance.

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Greatest Viking: (4) Williams vs (5) Kleinsasser


Two big men of recent Vikings history go head-to-head in this match-up that will conclude the second round of our tournament.

Your Wednesday Open Thread


It's the last day before a four-day weekend for most folks. Why not spend it with your fellow Minnesota Vikings fans talking about whatever you want to?

Greatest Viking: Kleinsasser Advances


One of the more beloved players in the history of our website moved on to the second round of our tournament, but Ed McDaniel certainly didn't make it easy for him.

Your Tuesday Open Thread


Not a whole lot in the way of news concerning our favorite team, but we still have an Open Thread for you to hang out with your fellow Vikings fans.

Greatest Viking: (5) Kleinsasser vs (12) McDaniel


An outstanding blocking tight end and an underrated middle linebacker face off in this first round match-up.

Rhett Ellison In The PFF Spotlight


As part of their "Secret Superstar" series, the folks at Pro Football Focus have chosen to recognize the Vikings' tight end/fullback.

Jim Kleinsasser Is German For 'Hall Of Famer'


One more post before I call it a night, and this is the best thing I've read all day. Jim Kleinsasser, retired tight end of the Minnesota Vikings, People's Champion, and erstwhile folk hero for...

What Do You Want In The New Stadium?


The Vikings stadium has been approved. What would you like to see in it?

Minnesota Vikings All Time Draft, Round 7


The Vikings all time draft continues. We're on to round 7.

Minnesota Vikings All Time Draft, Round 6


It's time for round 6 in the Vikings all time draft. The choices are...

Jim Kleinsasser Caption Contest Winner


Daily Norseman readers submitted their entertaining creations for the Jim Kleinsasser photo caption contest. Find out whose caption won.

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