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Point / Counterpoint: Vocal Fans at Vikings Games

Welcome to Purple Jesus Diaries’ occasional series, Point/Counterpoint, where we tackle a controversial issue in the world of the Minnesota Vikings and their fans. We look to poll both sides of the debate to provide our readers with an unbiased opinion on the matter. Today, we debate where loud, raucus, “supportive” Vikings fans are truly […]

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Did Kevin Williams Die in the Vikings Eyes?

Literally the day I posted an article about how the Minnesota Vikings had reached out to their former defensive tackle, Kevin Williams, to possibly re-sign with them, he pretty much announced he was going to sign with the Seattle Seahawks instead. And I ended up looking like a dog’s butthole. However, what’s worse; looking like […]

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Purple People Apparel: F*ck The P*ckers Shirt

Rarely do we feature an apparel item worth the consideration to purchase, but in this case, we might have to make an exception. This splendid “F*ck the P*ckers” shirt, posted to Reddit from a sweet Vikings bro, is sure to be a hot seller this fall, once the Vikings prove they may actually be good […]

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Want to Stop Chicago Killings? Put a Bears Game On.

I’ll be honest here. I’m not quite sure how to interpret this recent Yahoo! Sports headline: “Chicago crime goes down during Bears games” OK. So, at face value, when the Chicago Bears play football games, there is less crime in the city of Chicago. That’s fairly significant, since – referencing a 2013 study – Chicago […]

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If Ponder Played Shirtless, He Wouldn’t Be in This Situation

No one can make accusations that Minnesota Vikings fourth year quarterback, Christian Ponder, is delusional. And now, he vows to no longer play shirted. Ever since rookie mini-camps and Organized Team Activities began this past month, the team has been pushing the idea that Ponder is competing for the starting job alongside veteran incumbent Matt […]


Do The Minnesota Vikings Hate Old People?

Former Minnesota Vikings great defensive tackle, Kevin Williams, made some radio rounds this week when he appeared on Sirius CM’s NFL Channel Tuesday. The former stalwart in the middle of the Vikings defense has yet to find a new home for himself after the new Mike Zimmer-led coaching staff let him go heading into the […]

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Chris Kluwe Reviews 2014 E3

Former Minnesota Vikings punter and video game aficionado, Chris Kluwe, is most definitely unemployed and looking for fun things to do right now. So what better options are there then to go to the 2014 Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles and review highly anticipated video games previewed at the events? We (totally didn’t) sent […]

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More Science Numbers Prove Aaron Rodgers Just Ain’t That Clutch

Be honest with me here. When the Green Bay Packers play the Minnesota Vikings, and – let’s say – the Vikings amazingly have a lead heading into the final two minutes of the game, how comfortable do you feel? I mean, sure, the Vikings might be driving, might even be eating the clock with some […]


Lions Sick of Being Made Fun of, Sign RoboCop to Team

Well, I certainly didn’t PLAN for this week to turn into a Detroit Lions bash-fest, it just kind of happened that way. I mean, this is the long haul of the off-season, and what better entertainment is there than to make fun of the stupidest franchise in your division? I mean, outside of the Packers, […]

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Incredible Video of the Pontiac Silverdome in Its Heyday

From 1975 to 2001, the great Pontiac Silverdome sat like a Greek temple in the hot bed of Michigan activity in Pontiac, Michigan. You know, your family’s favorite vacation destination to murder each other! The Silverdome drew visitors and sightseers from around the world, as people as far away as Nepal would travel with goats […]

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2014 NFL Draft-or-Bust Off: Vikings Select CB Antone Exum

Once again we’re back to that post-draft sex sheen we all get when we start talking about young men in shorts who are now OURS. And since it coincides with the beginning of the long NFL offseason, we’ll take our damn time in reviewing each Vikings draft pick from 2014. In Purple Jesus Diaries’ NFL […]

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Vikings Fans: Expert Trolls or Incredibly Stupid?

No one ever said football fans were smart. To lose yourself mindlessly in an athletic competition that causes concussions of varying degree during every play, you have to be a little simple-minded, I suppose. I mean, all of us probably are at some level, to some degree. Maybe that’s when we are able to escape […]