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MINNEAPOLIS, MN - DECEMBER 4: Christian Ponder #7 of the Minnesota Vikings throws under pressure from Jason Hunter of the Denver Broncos in the first quarter on December 4, 2011 at Mall of America Field at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Ponder Confident Heading Into Make-Or-Break Season

Christian Ponder says he’s feeling confident heading into what could be a make-or-break season for the young Minnesota Vikings quarterback.

97.1 The Ticket–09/04/2013

ORCHARD PARK, NY - AUGUST 29: Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions throws against Kip Edwards #39 of the Buffalo Bills at Ralph Wilson Stadium on August 29, 2013 in Orchard Park, New York. (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

Captuo: Three Things That Must Go Right If The Lions Are Going To Beat The Vikings Sunday

If the Lions are going to re-gain respectability after a horrible 4-12 year in 2012 that ended with eight straight losses, it must begin by beating the Minnesota Vikings in the season opener Sunday at Ford Field.

97.1 The Ticket–09/04/2013

EDEN PRAIRIE, MN - MAY 03: Cordarrelle Patterson #84 of the Minnesota Vikings runs a drill during a rookie minicamp on May 3, 2013 at Winter Park in Eden Prairie, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Cordarrelle Patterson Out To Prove He’s Worth The Steep Price The Vikings Paid

The Minnesota Vikings traded away four draft picks to move to select Cordarrelle Patterson in the first round. Patterson has already impressed the Vikings coaching staff with his learning ability, speed, size and athleticism. The former Tennessee Volunteer could play a few different roles for the Vikings as a rookie in 2013.

08/29/2013

DETROIT, MI - NOVEMBER 18: Randall Cobb #18 of the Green Bay Packers catches a pass for a touchdown a touchdown against Jacob Lacey #21 and Ricardo Silva #39 of the Detroit Lions late in the fourth quarter at Ford Field on November 18, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Vikes Cut Lacey; Floyd Has ‘Minor’ Knee Operation

The Minnesota Vikings have released cornerback Jacob Lacey a week after his arthroscopic knee surgery.

97.1 The Ticket–08/20/2013

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - NOVEMBER 11: Adrian Peterson #28 of the Minnesota ViKings eludes Ricardo Silva #39 of the Detroit Lions in the fourth quarter on a 61-yard touchdown run on November 11, 2012 at Mall of America Field at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The ViKings defeated the Lions 34-24. (Photo by Andy King/Getty Images)

Lions Linebacker To Peterson: “Whatever You Were Juicing On, Let Me Know.”

The handshake. That legendary handshake.

97.1 The Ticket–06/27/2013

(Photo by Andy Clayton King/Getty Images)

NFL MVP Adrian Peterson On Gay Marriage: ‘I’m Not With That’

When the Vikings cut former punter Chris Kluwe in early May, there was widespread belief that part of the reason he was let go was because the team viewed him as a distraction.

97.1 The Ticket–05/28/2013

DETROIT, MI - NOVEMBER 18: Randall Cobb #18 of the Green Bay Packers catches a pass for a touchdown a touchdown against Jacob Lacey #21 and Ricardo Silva #39 of the Detroit Lions late in the fourth quarter at Ford Field on November 18, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Vikings Add Veteran Free Agents Lacey, Jackson

The Minnesota Vikings have signed a pair of veteran free agents, cornerback Jacob Lacey and defensive end Lawrence Jackson.

97.1 The Ticket–04/30/2013

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 25: Cordarelle Patterson (L) of the Tennessee Volunteers stands with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell as they hold up a jersey after Patterson was selected #29 overall by the Minnesota Vikings in the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall on April 25, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Vikings Make Big Splash At End Of 1st Round

Rick Spielman stepped to the podium with a big smile on his face, elated that his Minnesota Vikings were able to land Florida defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd and Florida State cornerback Xavier Rhodes in the first round of the NFL draft on Thursday night.

97.1 The Ticket–04/26/2013

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Key NFL Draft Picks To Fill NFC North Offensive, Defensive Holes

The 2013 NFL Draft will take place this week, so let’s take a look at which holes each team in the NFC North needs to fill to have a successful draft.

04/22/2013

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - NOVEMBER 11: Calvin Johnson #81 of the Detroit Lions and Adrian Peterson #28 of the Minnesota Vikings speak after the game on November 11, 2012 at Mall of America Field at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Vikings defeated the Lions 34-24. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Vikings Play Metrodome Finale Vs. Lions Dec. 29

The Minnesota Vikings will play their final game at the Metrodome against Detroit Dec. 29.

97.1 The Ticket–04/19/2013

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