Nelson Thielen is a Vikings fan from Orlando who started following the team when they drafted Florida State legend Christian Ponder. He is not related to Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen.
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Cam Akers Is Another Moneyball Signing
By Nelson Thielen - Sep 21, 2023
As a big fan of College Football and the NFL Draft, I appreciate that Kwesi Adofo-Mensah loves to bring in names we recognize. It’s like the Minnesota […]
The Vikings Can’t Compete If They Can’t Fix the Lines of Scrimmage
By Nelson Thielen - Sep 15, 2023
Kirk Cousins fumbling on blindside sacks. Running game abandoned minutes into the night. Defensive line on roller skates as the Philadelphia Eagles’ running game grinds our hope […]
Will Byron Murphy vs. Mike Evans Be the Key Matchup For the Vikings On Sunday?
By Nelson Thielen - Sep 6, 2023
It’s game week, baby! The long drag of the offseason is finally over, and it’s time to get to real football. The Minnesota Vikings take on the […]
Do the Vikings Have the Best QB Situation In the NFC North?
By Nelson Thielen - Sep 1, 2023
Nothing like a good, old-fashioned Kirk Cousins hot take to spice things up before the season kicks off. This offseason has been an odd one for fans […]
The Vikings’ Plan To Replace Cook Highlights Their Team-Building Strategy
By Nelson Thielen - Aug 23, 2023
Well, it’s official. Dalvin Cook will be taking handoffs from Aaron Rodgers this season. Please excuse me while I go brush my teeth, as I just threw […]
Ty Chandler Can Carve Out A Major Role This Preseason
By Nelson Thielen - Aug 16, 2023
Fans finally got their first look at the 2023 Minnesota Vikings in live game action this past Thursday. And it was, for the most part, the quintessential […]
Overreacting to the Vikings First Unofficial Depth Chart
By Nelson Thielen - Aug 9, 2023
As the Minnesota Vikings prepare to kick off their first game of the preseason this Thursday, they unveiled their first officially “unofficial” depth chart of 2023. This […]
It’s Time To Buy Into Every Piece Of Vikings Training Camp Hype
By Nelson Thielen - Aug 2, 2023
It’s August. We can see the light at the end of the offseason tunnel. Real NFL football feels so close we can almost taste it… And yet, […]
What Do Madden 24’s Ratings Tell Us About the Vikings?
By Nelson Thielen - Jul 26, 2023
Another day, another fanbase complaining on Twitter about their team’s Madden rating. It’s certainly that time of year. Browns are better than a team that was in […]
Justin Jefferson’s Madden Rating Is Perfect (And Well Deserved)
By Nelson Thielen - Jul 19, 2023
It’s that time of year again. For many football fans, the offseason can feel interminably long. Basically from the moment the draft concludes, we enter a football […]
How Can Minnesota’s RB Committee Replace Dalvin Cook?
By Nelson Thielen - Jul 11, 2023
Mamas, don’t let your babies grow up to be running backs. It’s a tough business. All the physical punishment and none of the premier earning potential of […]
Is Hiring Flores Enough To Compensate For Losing Za’Darius Smith?
By Nelson Thielen - Jul 5, 2023
In an offseason defined by the shedding of bloated contracts and tough cuts of franchise veterans, the loss of Za’Darius Smith may be the most impactful. His […]