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  1. Hard To Bleed Purple?

    by , 09-13-2012 at 01:01 AM
    Ever since I can remember I have taken some heat for being a Vikings fan. I'm sure many of you can relate. If I had a dollar for every time I've heard "the Vikings lost four Super Bowls" I'd have a tidy little sum of money. Fran Tarkenton once said that"teams who never go to the Super Bowl get more respect than teams that go to the Super Bowl and lose". Sadly this is true. When the vikings lost the NFC championship in 98 the punchlines once again were everywhere. Never mind that ...
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  2. What It Means To Bleed Purple.

    by , 08-13-2012 at 11:55 PM
    I have been a Vikings fan for about 38 years now and I am still as passionate about my team as I was when I was younger. I remember Met stadium in december, snow falling and Bud Grant on the sidelines. Fran Tarkenton was my hero and Chuck Foreman was right up there with him. I guess all of them were my heroes as a kid. Through the years I've had many favorites, from John Randle to Cris Carter and of course Randy Moss. I've cheered for Scott Studwell and Steve Jordan, and jumped out of my chair as ...
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