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Daily Norseman Jul 16, 2016

Jared Allen Told Brett Favre To Stay Retired In 2010

We all remember the story from the 2010 offseason about how Steve Hutchinson, Ryan Longwell, and Jared Allen all went down to Hattiesburg, Mississippi to try to convince quarterback Brett Favre to return to the Minnesota Vikings for one more run. Now, with Favre scheduled to be enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame here in a few weeks, we've gotten another story about that trip. As it turns out, only two of those three players were trying to convince Favre to return. While Hutchinson and Longwell were trying to talk him into coming back, Allen was attempting to convince Favre to stay...
Daily Norseman Jul 16, 2016

NFL Network To Air Special on Foreign Players Sunday

Since he became the first of the NFL's 253 members of the draft class of 2016 to sign his rookie contract, we haven't heard a whole lot from Minnesota Vikings' sixth-round choice Moritz Böhringer. We heard a few things about some of the issues he's had during offseason workouts, but other than that it's been pretty quiet. On Sunday, the NFL Network is going to give us a closer look at the journey that Böhringer has taken in his efforts to be the first player to make the jump from Europe directly to the National Football League. An inside look at @MoBoehringer's path to the...
Daily Norseman Jul 16, 2016

Horns, Swords and a Longship: July 15-17 Weekend Edition!

It's the weekend everybody, enjoy the nice weather (for those of us who have nice weather, anyway) I haven't had time to read through Friday's open thread just yet, but as I have not received any emails about it, I assume it went well. So enjoy this weekend edition of Horns, Swords and a Longship, and I'll see you on the flip side! Contract extension news: The Raiders have agreed on a four-year extension with CB David Amerson. The Ravens managed to strike a long-term deal with kicker Justin Tucker. Mo Wilkerson and the Jets agreed to a contract extension. Finally, Von...

'I told [Brett Favre]: Stay retired' Jared Allen recalls 2010 trip to Mississippi

Appearing on A.J. Hawk's podcast this week, Jared Allen revealed he did not push hard for Brett Favre to return to the Vikings in 2010 while on a 'recruiting trip' with Steve Hutchinson and Ryan Longwell.
Cat Scratch Reader Jul 1, 2016

Panthers 2016 Season Opening Countdown: 69 Days to Go

With 69 days until the Panthers open the 2016 season let's talk about #69, G Tyler Larson. Last season DE jared Allen wore #69 but Allen has since rode off into the sunset, literally. Now we have a 2nd year OG scraping to make the roster wearing #69. If he can channel Allen's 'high motor' level of play out of that jersey then he might have a chance. TYLER LARSEN G #69 Height: 6-4 Weight: 335 Age: 24 College: Utah State Hometown: Sandy, Utah Experience: 1 Larson has put on some weight since the NFL draft process and though he played Center throughout his college career the Panthers are...

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