Christopher Gates

  • joined Feb 11, 2008
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I've been a Vikings fan since 1984, and spend my autumn Sunday afternoons living and dying with this football team. I didn't choose to be a fan of the Minnesota Vikings. . .the Minnesota Vikings chose me. Someday, that loyalty will be repaid with a trip to the promised land.

A Fan Of...

  • MLB Minnesota Twins
  • NBA Minnesota Timberwolves
  • NFL Minnesota Vikings
  • NCAAF Air Force Falcons
  • NCAAB Air Force Falcons
  • NHL Minnesota Wild
User Blog

Another Perspective On The Vikings 53-Man Roster


We take another look at the Vikings' 53-man roster before the cuts start happening, and see what we come up with.

Daily Norseman Talks Vikings On AM 1300 In Austin


Join me as I hang out with Rod Babers, Craig Way, and the folks from The Sports Buffet on AM 1300 The Zone in Austin, Texas. We're looking at a 2:15 PM Central time start for our segment, so come on in and join us!

Vikings Training Camp: Day 4 Open Thread


The best coverage of Minnesota Vikings Training Camp on the internet continues.

Your Monday Open Thread


Minnesota Vikings Training Camp is in full swing, ladies and gentlemen, and so is our first Open Thread for the last week of July.

Another Team-Friendly Deal For Minnesota


Kyle Rudolph's contract extension is one that appears to be pretty substantial on the surface, but is a very team-friendly deal.

Vikings Training Camp: Day 3 Open Thread


We continue bringing you near-real time coverage from Mankato. Yep, even on Sundays.

Minnesota Vikings Utilizing Google Glass In Camp


The team is looking for an edge, and they're hoping that some new, high-tech gadgets will provide it.

Day Two Morning Practice Open Thread


The Minnesota Vikings are moving on to the second day of Training Camp. We've got all the coverage right here for you to read and discuss.

Linval Joseph Played With Torn Labrum In 2013


The Vikings' biggest free agent acquisition played all of 2013 with a fairly significant injury.

Patterson Day-to-Day With Foot Injury


One of the bigger names on the Minnesota Vikings roster is not practicing yet, as he's being held out due to a minor injury.

Vikings Training Camp Day 1: Afternoon Practice


The second practice of the day is ready to start, ladies and gentlemen. Follow along with our men (and woman) on the scene right here!

Roster Moves On Day One Of Vikings Camp


The Minnesota Vikings made several moves to kick off the first official day of Training Camp.

Vikings Camp Starts With A Rude Awakening


What we're sure many hoped to be a restful night before the start of training camp was rudely interrupted by the ringing of a fire alarm.

Your Friday Open Thread


The off-season is officially over, because Training Camp starts today! Come on in and pre-game in the Open Thread before the action starts.

Be A Part Of A Vikings Training Camp Preview


We're looking for questions for a Vikings' preview that will be televised, and the questions are coming from folks just like you!

Vikings' Top Plays of 2013: The Wright Stuff


When a guy beats Richard Sherman this badly, it deserves to be highlighted.

Chase Ford Likely To Start Camp On PUP List


From the sounds of it, the Minnesota Vikings are relatively healthy going into Training Camp. . .with one exception.

Your Thursday Open Thread


The Minnesota Vikings will report to Mankato for Training Camp today. Come celebrate with us in the Open Thread!

Peterson Top Rated Running Back In Madden NFL '15


The best continues to be the best, as Adrian Peterson will be the highest-rated running back in the latest installment of the video game franchise.

Kluwe To Delay Lawsuit; Settlement Talks Resume


Former Vikings' punter Chris Kluwe was planning on filing a $10 million lawsuit against the team on Thursday, but it appears that there will be a delay.

Minnesota Vikings Loaded With Young Talent


When it comes to good, young talent, few teams rank higher than the Minnesota Vikings, according to Football Outsiders.

Your Wednesday Open Thread


Watch out for the camel in today's Open Thread, where we're celebrating being just 48 hours away from the start of Training Camp.

Vikings Top Plays Of 2013: Two Guys, One Sack


Can't go over it. . .can't go under it. . .can't go around it. . .gotta go through it.

Your Tuesday Open Thread


Training Camp week continues, ladies and gentlemen. Come on in and enjoy the Open Thread!

So Adrian Peterson Got Married, Apparently


Adrian Peterson may have gotten married to his long-time girlfriend, from all appearances.


Rookies React To Madden Ratings

Electronic Arts sat down some of this year's rookie class to ask them what they thought they should be rated in this year's version of Madden NFL. . .and then hit them with the reality of their...

Your Monday Open Thread


It's the first day of TRAINING CAMP WEEK, ladies and gentlemen!



One of our favorite plays from the Vikings' 2013 season came in the season finale, and it came from one of the more likely sources.

The Minnesota Vikings Are Now Worth. . .


Forbes has released their annual sports franchise value rankings, and the Minnesota Vikings are moving up the list.

Vikings Top Plays Of 2013: Moves Like Jennings


We bring you a big Vikings' play from a game that the team actually won. Weird, huh?

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