Articles by: Tanner Thoms (Co-Founder, Senior Writer)

Why The Minnesota Vikings Must Re-sign Receiver Percy Harvin

Why The Minnesota Vikings Must Re-sign Receiver Percy Harvin

2012/10/08 at 3:47 pm 1 comment

It won’t take a rocket scientist, a brain surgeon or Adam Schefter, to tell you that Percy Harvin is something special. He’s a one of a kind player, with a nose for the endzone. Harvin, whose contract is set to expire after the 2013-2014 season, will be one of the [...]

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Timberwolves Sign Brandon Roy, Agree With Batum to $45 Million Offer Sheet

Timberwolves Sign Brandon Roy, Agree With Batum to $45 Million Offer Sheet

2012/07/06 at 12:07 am 0 comments

In what is one of the more remarkable comeback stories in recent memory, Brandon Roy has signed a two-year, $10.4 million contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves. Minnesota, who expressed interest dating back to last season, were finally able to come to terms with 27-year old shooting guard. Roy’s agent stated [...]

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Suns Ink Small Forward Michael Beasley to Three-Year Deal

Suns Ink Small Forward Michael Beasley to Three-Year Deal

2012/07/04 at 11:43 pm 0 comments

On June 26, 2008, Michael Beasley was taken with the second overall pick by the Miami Heat, who had finished that year with a putrid 15-67 record. Despite putting up starter-worthy numbers, Beasley has never quite met the expectations that many had for him coming out of Kansas State, where [...]

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2012 NBA Mock Draft: Will Bobcats Trade Down From No. 2?

2012 NBA Mock Draft: Will Bobcats Trade Down From No. 2?

2012/06/28 at 7:59 am 0 comments

We are just a matter of hours before the 2012 NBA Draft, which is sure to produce some of the greatest prospects we’ve seen in several years. In the 2011 draft, we saw the Cleveland Cavaliers select Kyrie Irving, who went on to win the Rookie of the Year award. [...]

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Minnesota Vikings Pair WR Greg Childs With Jarius Wright Out of Arkansas

2012/04/28 at 3:33 pm 1 comment

After drafting Jarius Wright with the 118th pick, the Minnesota Vikings have now drafted Greg Childs. Both Wright and Childs played at Arkansas, where Tyler Wilson was their quarterback. It was clear to many people that the Vikings were going to target at least one receiver in the fourth round—and they have done just that. [...]

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Minnesota Makes Surprise Selection in 4th Round With Rhett Ellison

2012/04/28 at 1:26 pm 0 comments

In a surprising turn of events, the Minnesota Vikings decided to draft a fullback in the fourth round of the 2012 NFL Draft.  The move was head-turning to say the least, considering fullbacks rarely get taken this early and the team typically doesn’t place very much value on the position. [...]

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Minnesota Vikings Add CB Josh Robinson To Strengthened Secondary

2012/04/28 at 1:09 pm 0 comments

After passing on Morris Claiborne in favor of Matt Kalil in the first round, one of the first things that was discussed was when the Vikings truly planned on taking a cornerback. Despite moving back into the first round, Minnesota still declined to take a safety. Instead, they selected Notre Dame safety [...]

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Cincinnati Bengals Select Defensive Lineman Devon Still With 53rd Pick

Cincinnati Bengals Select Defensive Lineman Devon Still With 53rd Pick

2012/04/27 at 7:50 pm 0 comments

With the 53rd pick, the Cincinnati Bengals decided that it was time to find a force on the defensive line. They may have found that man in Jerel Worthy. Once considered a first round pick, Worthy’s stock began to slip after a mediocre Junior season with the Spartans. Worthy only [...]

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Minnesota Vikings Land Potential Perennial Pro Bowl Left Tackle Matt Kalil

2012/04/26 at 8:46 pm 1 comment

Rick Spielman fooled us all— and perhaps that was his plan after all. Following weeks of speculation that the Minnesota Vikings would take Morris Claiborne over Matt Kalil, the team has taken its left tackle of the future.  Minnesota stayed in the fourth spot after trading down with the Cleveland [...]

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Minnesota Vikings First Round Prediction For Third Pick in 2012 Draft

Minnesota Vikings First Round Prediction For Third Pick in 2012 Draft

2012/04/26 at 1:25 pm 1 comment

If you know anything about the Minnesota Vikings’ draft strategy, you know that they’ve yet to fully figure it out. This is a team with plenty of options, but without their sights set on just one. So, who are the players, in question, that the Vikings are targeting? Here they [...]

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