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KJSegall

  • joined Sep 04, 2010
  • last login Jul 12, 2014
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I was taught from a young age to love this great game called football by my maternal grandfather and my mother. (He only had a daughter and refused to not teach her about the game due to any 'gender issues'.) He was a Raiders fan and she's a Dolphins fan... well, in my household, you always gotta march to your own drumbeat- so long as it wasn't a divisional rival! For a long time I didn't follow the NFL, prefering college ball. Well, my grandfather and I always enjoyed watching this WR in Marshall, and I followed him from the draft to his pro team, especially since I felt the snubbing he recieved in said draft was unfair. (BTW, if you haven't figured it out, I'm talking about Randy Moss.) Well, I guess you could call me a bandwagon jumper at first because, well, after 15-1 and one damn field goal away (became a recurring theme...) from the SB, I was hooked. I do believe I've paid my dues, however- I've loyally bled Purple and Gold ever since, and as we all know it's not been 1998 every season since, has it?

I'm a former MMA coach/ self-defense instructor, having owned and operated a few schools in the Orlando area. Sadly the economy has left me looking for a "real job", such as it were, but oh well- at least I still have my beloved Vikings!

If I had my way, I'd watch every single NFL game, along with every single UFC match, NHL game, and college football game. However, life leaves me only enough time to pick and choose, so it's every Viking game, major UFC match and as much hockey as I can possibly find time for.

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  • NHL Tampa Bay Lightning
  • MMA GSP, Anderson Silva, Jon Jones
User Blog

Now Reports Say Vikings Want To Trade Percy Harvin

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And let the rampant speculation begin.... NOW

Offseason Free Agency- Reggie Bush?

46

Look, at least it's not about the Ravens.

The Legacy Of A Great, And Questions

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Everyone else is talking about it, we might as well do so too. Is Ray Lewis a legendary linebacker forever remembered for his greatness, or a murderer reviled for his crimes? Or both?

Matt Birk Tells Pioneer Press Vikings Are "Close"

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Super Bowl champion center and life long Vikings fan Matt Birk tells Bob Sansevere that the Vikings aren't that far from their own Lombardi.

Could Harbaugh's Success Lead To Priefer The HC?

14

Another parallel drawn between the Ravens and the Vikings by KJSegall, who has nothing better to write about right now. But it's a really good story, I promise!

Could Joe Flacco Give Vikings Fans Hope?

260

Wondering if QBs like Flacco and Eli Manning should cause Vikings fans to have more patience with Christian Ponder.

What Should Be Done About The Pro Bowl?

50

The Pro Bowl: it sucks and nobody enjoys watching it. So what should we do about it?

First Offseason Look: In-House Free Agents

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Reviewing who of our impending free agent group should be retained and who should go.

Bill Musgrave Must Go. No Excuses.

342

If there is one single person who can take the lion's share of blame for the embarrassing fiasco against Green Bay, it's the offensive coordinator that did not appropriately adjust.

Joe Webb- Reality Or Deception?

542

Could Frazier be playing mind games with the Packers? Or is Ponder's injury really that severe?

The Man Who Can Take Us To Victory

30

Antoine Winfield's presence in our secondary, and his ability to stay in the game, will determine our success this Saturday.

Taking A Look At Percy Harvin's Future

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A lot has been made about Percy Harvin's future (or lack thereof) as a Viking. I present why such thoughts are nonsense.

The Mother Of All Compliment Sandwiches

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SKOL VIKINGS, LET'S WIN THIS GAME!!!!

How The Vikings Can Replicate Their Success

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What should we do different, or the same, from the astounding victory in Houston to assure victory against the Packers?

I AM SO HAPPY AND YOU SHOULD BE TOO

51

Just some happy ranting and raving after the overall biggest and most impressive win I think I may have ever seen.

Peterson Not Only Viking Pursuing A Record

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Adrian Peterson may be chasing history in an unimaginable way and in unimaginable circumstances- but he's not the only Viking creating history against all odds.

Enjoy The Day Old Compliment Sandwiches

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They may have been left out overnight, but the delicious pessimism between two crusty pieces of optimism are still good. Well, they SHOULD be. Keep some pepto on hand.

What Are Peterson's Chances On Getting His Due?

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Adrian Peterson is a candidate for MVP and CPOY. What are the chances he will win both (if either)?

Could Chris Kluwe's Tenure Be Nearing Its End?

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The outspoken punter seems to have finally pushed his special teams coach too far.

Roger Goodell Is An Idiot.

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The commissioner tasked with protecting, overseeing, and growing this league is currently the biggest risk to destroy it.

Could The... Should The... Vikings Go After Flynn?

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In a totally "what-if" scenario, let's poll the Daily Norseman readers regarding the wisdom of trading for Matt Flynn in FA.

Enjoying Some Post-Win Compliment Sandwiches

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After the victory against Chicago, what could the Vikings have done even better?

Rodger Goodell Proposes Kickoff Replacement

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Taking a look at Goodell's recently proposed alternative for kickoffs, and finding the potential flaws.

Harvin done for the season? EDIT: Yes. Yes he is.

17

Frazier's somewhat cryptic presser comments today don't sound too terribly positive.

MNF Open Thread

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Sorry for the delay, but late's better than never, huh? Anyhoo, tonight features a battle between the Eli Manning-led Giants in our nation's capital, dueling against the RGIII-led Redskins. There...

Frazier Is Losing My Support

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The questionable decisions to keep Ponder in the game today, coupled with Musgrave still being gainfully employed, is costing Frazier my support.

Vikings Bye-Week Success Reviewed

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Compliment sandwich time? Compliment sandwich time!

Jared Allen Proves Once Again He's Awesome

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Jared Allen raises nearly $300K for our wounded veterans.

Compliment Sandwiches Time. Mmmm....

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As always we wrap some meaty insults inside warm, delicious compliments so as to make them less insulting. And garnish it with some condiments.

Well... Now What?

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I just don't think Christian Ponder is or will be the answer we need at quarterback. Which begs the question, what should we do now?

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