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NT Remi Ayodele Released

NT Remi Ayodele Released

After just one season with the Vikings, nose tackle Remi Ayodele has been released. Last year Ayodele was signed to a 3 year, $9 million  contract in hopes of filling the void for Pat Williams who held down the position before him. Ayodele never real
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  • A big tip of the hat to the Commish

    A big tip of the hat to the Commish

    startribune.com Mar 21, 2012
    Vikings players believe Roger Goodell's punishment of the Saints for "Bountygate'' was spot-on.
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  • 8 Free Agents Still Available Who We Should Consider

    8 Free Agents Still Available Who We Should Consider

    vikingsgab.com Mar 21, 2012
    Free agency has kicked off in full force this year and while alot of the top tier free agents are gone, there is still plenty of talent left for the Vikings to look at. Below is 8 players that are left that I think the Vikings should consider.   LB Erin
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  • Vikings offer Schwartz chance to start

    Vikings offer Schwartz chance to start

    Guard Geoff Schwartz visited half of the NFC North during his free agent world tour, and on Wednesday he announced he will sign with the Minnesota Vikings. Schwartz had also visited the Detroit Lions, but the Lions have brought back both starting guards…
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  • NFL confirms bounties on Favre, Rodgers

    NFL confirms bounties on Favre, Rodgers

    ESPN.com Mar 21, 2012
    In the course of its investigation into the New Orleans Saints' bounty program, the NFL found four specific instances of an opposing quarterback getting targeted. Two of them played for NFC North teams at the time: Brett Favre for the 2009 Minnesota Vik…
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  • Vikings fans: 'Nothing will ever be enough'

    Vikings fans: 'Nothing will ever be enough'

    ESPN.com Mar 21, 2012
    From the beginning, Minnesota Vikings fans have taken the NFL's bounty investigation personally. The league, after all, found that the New Orleans Saints had given players a financial incentive to knock quarterback Brett Favre out of the 2009 NFC Champi…
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  • ChatWrap: Jared Allen's value

    ChatWrap: Jared Allen's value

    ESPN.com Mar 21, 2012
    There have been plenty of moves to keep us busy here in the past two weeks. So I was surprised to see so many questions in Tuesday's SportsNation chat about something that hasn't occurred -- and hasn't been rumored to be under consideration, either. But…
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Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Saints feeling the pain instead of dishing it out in the wake o…

    Mar 21
    Born in the same year as the NFL's ultimate game, the New Orleans Saints waited more than four decades to reach the Super Bowl and play on football's grandest stage. And when those then-inspirational 2009 Saints won their showdown against Peyton Manning…
  • Peter King: Vilma, other players in bounty are likely next to be disciplin…

    Mar 21
    After bringing the hammer down hard on the coaches, administration and future of the New Orleans Saints Wednesday, National Football League commissioner Roger Goodell clearly has one major job remaining in his discipline of those involved in the Saints …
  • NFL - Bounty penalties remove New Orleans Saints from Super Bowl conversat…

    Mar 21
    The penalties given to the Saints as a result of the bounty scandal effectively take Drew Brees & Co. out of Super Bowl contention, John Clayton writes.