Category Archives: The Slant

Quickies: Finally!

– No.  Not finally we won.  Finally we looked focused, confident, and motivated.  I can’t remember the last time I had fun watching a Vikings game.  This was fun. – A lot of people are going to anoint Joe Webb … Continue reading

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The Miseducation of Tarvaris Jackson

*Another spectacular editing job by your’s truly (from the album cover of The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill). This is my first and probably last piece dedicated to Tarvaris Jackson.  Oh the times we’ve had (video).  The 64th overall selection of … Continue reading

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The Roof, The Roof, The Roof is on Fire!

***Update: I am spending a lot of time putting together a good piece on Tarvaris Jackson and the Vikings quarterback situation.  After I finish a college final tomorrow morning I will finish the article and post it.  Please check back … Continue reading

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Quickies: He’s Back… Oh, and the Vikings Win

– It was like the ghost of Christmas past grabbed us all and took us back to last year’s Sidney Rice.  Rice caught 5 passes for 105 yards and 2 incredible touchdowns.  Three of the catches were absolute jaw-droppers (Click … Continue reading

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Quickies: Tenth Times the Charm

– For a road win that is.  Finally! – Frazier took a noticeably simpler game plan than his predecessor.  And it worked. – The true question: Why did it take a coaching change for Vikings players to not turn the … Continue reading

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The Truth about Chilly being Chilly

In a Sirius NFL Radio interview with Adam Schein, Bernard Berrian said the following regarding whether or not Childress lost the locker room: “Yeah, you could say it happened, yeah.  I mean, yeah it did.  I mean it just, I … Continue reading

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Quickies: I’m Flying Coach

– Chilly is flying first class with his $8 million buyout. – Leslie Frazier has six games to prove his worth, but I have a feeling it will be more.  See the videos from Vikings.com and the NFL Network: Interview, … Continue reading

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The Boardroom

It’s borderline painful to write an article about the Minnesota Vikings.  I may just start covering the Timber-puppies… then again maybe not just yet. Sunday may have marked the last time you see on the Vikings sideline that mustached man … Continue reading

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Quickies: Vikes @ Da Bears

***Correction: Sidney Rice is going to remain on PUP list until next week. – Apparently the night before Percy Harvin had serious migraines he was up until like 2 AM (his last Tweet came around 2 AM according to KFAN). … Continue reading

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Childress’ Secret Weapon

No, it’s not a nuclear bomb that would obliterate everyone who doesn’t follow him.  It’s a play so devious and deceptive that it just might work against the Bears. Be sure to check out this week’s Stud of the Week … Continue reading

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