Ragnar Still Hopes To Return As Vikings MascotRagnar, the popular Vikings mascot, says he believes his time with the team is not over.
Vikings, Ragnar Tangled In Contract DisputeRagnar has been a fixture at Minnesota Vikings home games since 1994. Joe Juranitch, who plays the mascot, saw his contract expire after last season and was looking for a raise in his new deal.
Ragnar No Longer Vikings Mascot After Contract DisputeThe Minnesota Vikings have faced plenty of worthy adversaries in contract negotiations over the years. It should come as no surprise that Ragnar the Viking was one of the most ferocious.
Vikings Part Ways With Longtime Human Mascot, 'Ragnar'Ragnar, the heavily bearded mascot for the Minnesota Vikings, says he watched this weekend's game from home, and not out in the thick of the action. Ragnar has represented the team for more than two decades.
Fans Fly To See Vikings Face Giants In DetroitDuring Saturday's blizzard, Vikings fans eyed the skies with uncertainty until the call was made that the New York Giants wouldn't be flying into Minneapolis in time for Sunday's game. Then, in a metaphor for deflating spirits, snow collapsed the roof of the Metrodome.