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Sundays are for Minnesota Vikings touchdowns, so let’s watch some

Saturday, July 14th, 2018

With the start of the 2018 season rapidly approaching, the appropriate time for us to look back at the 2017 season is growing shorter. But, since we still have some time to kill and the 2017 season, all things considered, was pretty awesome, looking back is exactly what we will do here. YouTube user “cSc Honesty” put this video together back in January, and it shows every touchdown that the Minnesota Vikings scored during the 2017 regular season. There are a lot of them, with the video clocking in at just over fifteen minutes long. So, even though we don’t get the Minneapolis Miracle in this one, there are still plenty of great moments in here. We get Sam Bradford lighting up the New Orleans

What is the best Vikings game you’ve ever attended?

Saturday, July 14th, 2018

If you follow us on the FaceBooks or on the Twitters, you know that recently we’ve started asking a “Social Media Question of the Day.” Since we don’t want to leave any of our fellow Minnesota Vikings fans out of the fun, we’ll start moving some of them over here as well. After all, we’re almost to the start of camp, and if it kills us we will drag ourselves across the finish line. So, here’s one of the questions we posed: What is the greatest Minnesota Vikings game you’ve ever attended, whether it was in Minneapolis or somewhere else? Now, quite a few people responded with last year’s playoff victory over the New Orleans Saints if they were fortunate enough to be there. But, we did get some

Body of dead teen, honored with ‘extreme embalming,’ is posed with video games, sunglasses, and snacks

Monday, July 9th, 2018

A deceased teenager who loved basketball and video games was honored at a creative wake. A family whose teenage son died honored his memory in an unusual wake: His corpse was positioned in a chair facing a television screen, a video game controller in hand and his favorite snacks next to him. Renard Matthews, 18, of New Orleans, La., was robbed and shot to death on the evening of June 25 while walking his dog.

Eagles to wear home jerseys at Saints, thanks to coach’s golf stroke

Monday, July 2nd, 2018

It seems everything is going the way of the Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles. Even on the golf course. When the Eagles meet the Saints in New Orleans on Nov. 18, the Eagles will wear their home green jerseys. That's because Saints coach Sean Payton

Eagles fans seeing green after Doug Pederson wins golf wager with Sean Payton

Monday, July 2nd, 2018

Philadelphia Eagles head coach Doug Pederson and New Orleans Saints head coach Doug Pederson "got their competitive juices flowing" when they golfed together around the NFL Owners meetings back in March. The two, talking on a conference call to promote appearances at a celebrity golf outing, shared details of a couple of wagers they made and you'll be able to see the results of Doug Pederson winning when the Eagles travel to New Orleans to take on the Saints in November.

Drew Brees is suing a jeweler for $9 million, saying he was overcharged by millions for diamonds

Friday, June 29th, 2018

Drew Brees is embroiled in a $9 million lawsuit with a jeweler named Vahid Moradi, arguing that an independent appraiser suggested he was significantly overcharged for diamond purchases. A court filing submitted by Moradi claims the New Orleans Saints quarterback said he was "cash poor" before bringing the lawsuit — something Brees denies. Drew Brees and his wife are embroiled in a $9 million lawsuit against a jeweler they say dramatically overcharged them for diamonds.

Manning says Brees deserves to break his record for career passing yards

Saturday, June 23rd, 2018

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees deserves to break the record for most career passing yards, according to current holder Peyton Manning. Brees is expected to break Manning's mark this NFL season. Manning told reporters this week he thinks Brees deserves the all-time mark.

NFL Players Say Trump’s Pardons Aren’t Enough To Fix A Broken System

Thursday, June 21st, 2018

After President Donald Trump solicited ideas about whom to pardon from NFL players earlier this month, several of them said Thursday that he’s missing the point. In a New York Times op-ed, four current and former football players said that pardons alone were not enough to fix the systemic flaws in the criminal justice system that athletes have been protesting by taking a knee during the national anthem. “If President Trump thinks he can end these injustices if we deliver him a few names, he hasn’t been listening to us,” the athletes wrote.

Thumb injury doesn’t slow Saints’ top draft pick in camp

Thursday, June 14th, 2018

New Orleans Saints No. 1 draft choice Marcus Davenport will undergo minor thumb surgery now that the team has completed its mini-camp. Davenport, a defensive end from Texas-San Antonio, is expected to be ready to go when the team reconvenes for the start of training camp in late July. New Orleans saw enough of Davenport (6-foot-6, 265 pounds) before the draft to trade next year's No. 1 pick and a No. 5 this year to the Green Bay Packers to move up 13 spots to select him.

What Is Drew Brees’ Net Worth?

Wednesday, June 13th, 2018

Drew Brees is six feet tall. Brees is statistically one of the greatest quarterbacks in the history of the game, and has a realistic chance of retiring as the all-time leader in categories like passing yards and touchdowns. Brees has become one of the biggest celebrities in the NFL, the face of a franchise, and has made very good money doing so.