Kevin O'Connell

In sports there is always the desire to “win now”. Every owner, team, coach, and player wants to win every game. With the current salaries in the NFL teams must plan for the future instead as they battle keeping their payroll below the salary cap. You will see some teams spend as much as they […]

If there is one constant in the NFL is that there will always be change. Players and coaches move from one team to another, or they retire from a successful or moderate career. There are two factors to watch in any team sport: individual success and team success. They are separate, but can affect one […]

While it’s not as big as the NFL Draft or anywhere close to the Super Bowl in hype, the release of the NFL schedule is a big deal. Fans can start planning the games they want to attend, figure out their win/loss record, know when they should start trash talking their hated rivals, and plan […]

Bad Grant may never have gotten us the win in the Super Bowl, but that has never stopped the NFL Hall Of Fame coach from being the most loved coach in Vikings history. Bud is cut from the cloth of a time when a hard nosed coach got things done with hard work which made […]

The NFL has the formula for making it the biggest spectacle in sports. No matter if it’s the off season or middle of the regular season the NFL rules the airwaves. The draft has become a three day event, some people want the day after the Super Bowl made into a national holiday or moved […]

I’d be lying if I said I was greatly impressed with the Minnesota Vikings draft this weekend. Thursday night started with the new General Manager Kwesi Adofo-Mensah and Head Coach Kevin O’Connell sitting at the 12th pick in the first round of the NFL Draft. It was becoming more of an enviable place to be […]

I have never fully understood how polarizing Kirk Cousins is to the Minnesota Vikings fan base. When he came in I know some people were so married to Case Keenum because of the Minneapolis Miracle that they felt that he was betrayed by management. It was a great moment and story, but where is Keenum […]

The shelf life of a professional athlete is not very long on average. For every Tom Brady there are several more Dimitrius Underwoods. The job status of a head coach can be even shorter. Sometimes a head coach gets his first shot at being the man in charge when he’s pretty long in the tooth […]

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