Monthly Archives: December 2011

Is the Adrian Peterson injury a Christmas gift in disguise?

So you’re a Vikings fan and you hate your life. I get it. The worst possible thing happened on Sunday. Not only did the Vikings win and take themselves out of contention for Andrew Luck, but Adrian Peterson went down … Continue reading

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The Minnesota Twins Salary Game

*The following article is based strongly on the sabermetric stat: WAR. WAR is short for “Wins above Replacement” and attempts to compute how many wins a given player will provide your team over the course of the season compared a … Continue reading

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The Best Game You’ve Never Tried: Welcome to Fantasy Hockey

Several times last night I clicked the “refresh” button on a webpage that would mean nothing to most normal human beings. It’s just a bunch of names: mostly Russian or Canadian; and a bunch of numbers, mostly ones and zeroes … Continue reading

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2011-2012 Timberwolves Season Preview

The lockout is over, David Stern has egg on his face and the league’s superstars are again trying to strong-arm their way to the big L.A. and New York-based markets. Yes, folks, the NBA is back! Say what you want … Continue reading

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The most important position in the NFL: A Metric Analysis

I had a nagging question yesterday after reading David Pearson’s post in which he bucked conventional wisdom and suggested the Vikings should not take Matt Kalil (OT, USC). I wondered: What is the most important position in the NFL? And … Continue reading

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Is Matt Kalil really what the Vikings need? A look at Super Bowl left tackles

Throughout this disaster of a Minnesota Vikings season, I’ve read numerous articles, tweets, blogs, and comments that a franchise left tackle is exactly what the Vikings need in the 2011 NFL Draft. A football forum that I’m a member of … Continue reading

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