Category: KFAN

Ray Edwards Doesn’t Care About What Anybody Has to Say About His Boxing Career

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

There was a time when Ray Edwards played football and he did it pretty well. He played opposite pass-rusher Jared Allen in Minnesota and was a top free agent defensive end. When Edwards got to Atlanta, his career came to a screeching halt. He wasn't productive on the field and ...

Matt Birk: “That’s why I decided to come back this year was because I felt like we were a Super Bowl team”

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

This season, the Baltimore Ravens have been able to overcome a ton of adversity. Despite injuries to some key players and some emotions sweeping through the organization, Baltimore has overcome it all and thanks to finally getting over the hump against the New England Patriots, the Ravens are on to ...

Chad Greenway Thinks the Best is Yet to Come for the Vikings if the Team Stays Together

Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

This season the Minnesota Vikings enjoyed a tremendous turnaround that culminated in a playoff appearance. The most impressive part of their season came at the close. Minnesota ripped off four straight wins to finish the year, including wins against Chicago, Houston and Green Bay the final week of the season, ...

Christian Ponder Has Confidence to Lead Vikings Into the Upcoming Season

Monday, July 30th, 2012

It was largely a season to forget last year for rookie Christian Ponder. The young quarterback was thrust into action earlier than was probably prudent, and he struggled as a result. But the good news for Vikings fans is Ponder got some valuable experience last year, which one would assume ...

Matt Birk Ditches Rumored Retirement Plans, Gears Up For Another Grueling Season in the NFL Trenches

Wednesday, May 9th, 2012

He's a gentleman and a scholar, and for at least another year, one of the NFL's better interior offensive lineman. Longtime Vikings and Ravens center, Matt Birk, has refuted the media created rumors that he'd be hanging it up after this past season and is instead extending what has already ...

Derrick Williams Says His Goal is to Start the First Game of the Season

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011

As has been the case so many times recently, the Minnesota Timberwolves finished at the bottom of the standings in the NBA a year ago. Yet, there is reason for some optimism in Minny. They have a new head coach who brings an impressive resume in Rick Adelman, they are ...

Antoine Winfield on the 0-3 Start: “We are all responsible”

Tuesday, September 27th, 2011

The saying goes it’s not about how you start, but how you finish and so far that has been an issue with the Minnesota Vikings in 2011. Once again this past weekend the Vikes roared out to an early lead. Minnesota was dominating the Lions. Their defense was putting pressure ...

Leslie Frazier Not Buying Lockout Will Cripple 2011 Vikings: “Everybody’s operating under the same rules, so it won’t be an excuse for us…”

Thursday, June 9th, 2011

Though I couldn't care less about the Minnesota Vikings necessarily, I was thrilled to see Leslie Frazier named the interim head coach after the Vikings finally pulled the plug on the Brad Childress train wreck last year. The Vikings only finished 3-3 down the stretch after Frazier took over, but ...

Ron Gardenhire “I’m tired of walking into that clubhouse and saying ‘good season boys.’ I think everybody is tired of it.”

Monday, March 28th, 2011

One of the biggest mysteries of the 2010 baseball season was the Minnesota Twins winning 94 games in the American League Central last season, earning another birth into the position as a division winner. Minnesota's Opening Day position players combined to miss more than 300 games and that's not even ...

Darrell Bevell on the Vikings’ Mindset During Their Week 12 Win Over Washington: “I would say it was more relaxed…”

Monday, November 29th, 2010

It wasn't necessarily pretty, but the Minnesota Vikings did enough to win on Sunday in Leslie Frazier's first game as interim head coach. The Vikings defeated the Washington Redskins 17-14 thanks to a stout defensive performance, a renewed commitment to the running game, and a time-consuming game-clinching drive in the ...