NFL Players Aim To Inspire High Schoolers Via 'The Greater Game'It is the game beyond the game; what you can learn from football. It is an idea where you take technology and marry it with motivation.
Matt Birk Reflects On His Vikings CareerMatt Birk lived the hometown dream. He grew up in St Paul to become a Minnesota Viking and Pro Bowl center. "I think as time goes on its just more unbelievable," Birk said. "I can't really believe that it happened, you know, the way that it worked out."
Former Viking Matt Birk Talks New Book, Life After FootballA lot has changed for Minnesota native and former Viking Matt Birk since he retired from football after winning a Super Bowl with the Baltimore Ravens. For one, he has lost a significant amount of weight.
Vikings To Honor Matt Birk Prior To Final Game At MetrodomeThe Minnesota Vikings will honor their former center, Matt Birk, before the game against the Detroit Lions Sunday, the team announced Thursday.
Vikings HC Frazier Is Not Going To Let His Job Status Affect The TeamMinnesota Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier talked with to the team about his job status Tuesday morning. He believes that could have been reason the team lost focus in last week’s blow out loss to the Cincinnati Bengals. The Vikings will have a ceremony to say goodbye to Mall of America Field.
Vikings RB Adrian Peterson Reaches MilestoneMinnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson surpassed the 10,000 yard rushing plateau. He is the 28th player in league history and third quickest to do so. He is grateful for his God-given talent and blessed to have had the players around him to make it happen. Erin Henderson returned last week after missing the previous week with personal reasons, but did not play Sunday against the Chicago Bears. Cordarrelle Patterson’s role in the Vikings offense continues to expand.
Ravens C Matt Birk Retires After 15 Seasons In NFL Matt Birk, a former Minnesota Viking and prep star at Cretin-Derham Hall, has decided to retire after 15 seasons in the NFL, the last winning a Super Bowl title with the Baltimore Ravens.
John Sullivan Is Overachieving On And Off The FieldThe Minnesota Vikings drafted John Sullivan in the sixth round of the 2008 NFL Draft. He replaced a fan favorite as the team’s starting center in 2009 and has become a leader on the offensive line. He frequents the University of Minnesota Amplatz Children’s Hospital and donated money to build a playground for the ailing children.
Kluwe Tries To Spark Gay Marriage Talk, Gets ‘Empty Chair Debate’ He's being called the "unlikely spokesperson" for the pro-gay marriage cause.
Good Question: Do Celeb Endorsements Make A Difference?Here in Minnesota, star athletes have weighed in on the marriage amendment. Lynx star Seimone Augustus has joined Vikings punter Chris Kluwe in opposition to the amendment, while former Viking Matt Birk supports it.
Matt Birk and Chris Kluwe's Op-Ed's On Marriage Amendment
Kluwe, Birk Tackle Opposing Sides Of Marriage AmendmentIn addition to the ad wars and lawn sign battles over the marriage amendment, a battle of NFL stars is now underway.