Christopher Gates

  • joined Feb 11, 2008
  • last login Jul 25, 2014
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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.

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Your Tuesday Open Thread


We have another Open Thread for you to enjoy for this Tuesday. Come hang out with your fellow Minnesota Vikings fans!

Jennings: Vikings To "Showcase" Patterson


The Minnesota Vikings might be shifting the focus of their offense this coming season.

Bud Grant To Be Honored With Statue


The legendary coach will be honored with a statue where he started his coaching career.

Your Monday Open Thread


We're at the start of another week, ladies and gentlemen. Enjoy your Monday Open Thread!


You Want More Teddy? We've Got More Teddy!

Mini-camp footage? Teddy Bridgewater? Someone out there has combined the two of them together!

Daily Norseman On The Radio Again


We are once again back on WZFG-AM 1100 in Fargo this Saturday morning! Yours truly will be on with Steve Hallstrom and Dustin Moore on "Steve's Sports Saturday" at 9:35 AM Central time (approximately), and we'll be talking about the Minnesota Vikings. Click the link above if you're not in the Fargo-Moorhead area or tune your dial to AM 1100 if you're on the road or something.

Hey, A StarCaps Story!


It turns out that the people that made StarCaps didn't have any idea that a potentially hazardous diuretic was a part of its formula. Imagine that.

Vikings Stadium: MOAR, MOAR, MOAR!


The new Minnesota Vikings stadium will now have even more amenities than originally thought.

Your Friday Open Thread


We've made it through another week, ladies and gentlemen, and there's really no football between now and the start of Training Camp. Might as well hang out in the Open Thread.

Hutchinson Would Like To Come Back To Minnesota


The future Hall of Famer has expressed interest in returning to the Vikings' organization as a member of the scouting staff.

Source: Flowers Not Likely To Visit Vikings


If you were holding your breath hoping that the 2013 Pro Bowl cornerback would be coming to Minnesota. . .well, you can breathe again now.

Mauti Ready, Willing, And Able For 2014


The Vikings have a lot of questions at the linebacker position that need solutions. Can the second-year man from Penn State provide one of the answers?

Your Thursday Open Thread


Today marks just five weeks until the start of Training Camp, folks. We'll make it, I promise. . .but here's your Open Thread in the meantime.

An Honest-to-Goodness GIF From Today's Camp


We have some actual footage of Vikings' mini-camp, and we think you're going to like what you see.

Ridiculous Overreaction Theater 3000


It wouldn't be the Minnesota Vikings if people weren't down on the quarterbacks already.

Your Wednesday Open Thread


It's hump day, ladies and gentlemen! The Minnesota Vikings are at mini-camp, and we can talk about all that and more in today's Open Thread.

Kalil, Joseph Being Held Out Of Mini-Camp


While most of the Minnesota Vikings are participating in this week's mandatory mini-camp, a couple of more prominent names will be sitting out.

Your Tuesday Open Thread


Another day, and another Open Thread for your discussion pleasure.

Your Monday Open Thread


We're kicking off a brand new week, folks. That means it's time for your Monday Open Thread.

Report: Vikings Have Inquired About Flowers


After his release from Kansas City, the Minnesota Vikings have inquired about the Pro Bowl cornerback.

Minnesota Vikings Hangin' With Mr. Cooper


The Minnesota Vikings signed one little-used wide receiver and jettisoned another.

Your Thursday Open Thread


Six weeks until Training Camp, ladies and gentlemen. In the meantime. . .since there's a lot of meantime. . .come on into the Open Thread.

The $75 All-Time Minnesota Vikings Team Challenge


If you could put together an all-time roster for the Minnesota Vikings, who would you include? Well, here's your chance to do just that!

Your Wednesday Open Thread


It's the middle of the week, folks. Sounds like a reason to celebrate to me! Come join us in the Open Thread.

Big Expectations For Bridgewater and Barr


Bucky Brooks of has done some rookie projections. What does he see for the Vikings' pair of first-rounders?

Kevin Williams Still In Mix With Vikings?


After it appeared that Kevin Williams' career in Minnesota was over, it turns out that he has "recently" been in contact with the team.

Your Tuesday Open Thread


Well, we made it past Monday, everyone. . .let's celebrate with a Tuesday, shall we?

Kluwe/Priefer Saga Finally Near Completion. Maybe.


The investigation into remarks made by Vikings' special teams coach Mike Priefer appears to be nearing its completion.

Your Monday Open Thread


It's the start of a new week, everybody. Come on in and talk about all the Vikings' news you'd like, or pretty much anything else you'd like to talk about.

The National Football League Is Pretty Demanding


The Minneapolis Star-Tribune has uncovered a huge list of demands from the National Football League to the cities that were in the running to host Super Bowl LII.

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