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Braulio Perez, Expert

Braulio Perez is a Staff Writer for FanSided, joining Minute Media in 2017 after 2.5 years at the Newark Star-Ledger as a high school sports reporter and 2.5 years at the Lynden Tribune as sports editor. While with the Lynden Tribune, Perez was named the Sports Writer of the Year in 2012 for his division by the Washington Newspaper Publishers Association. At the Star-Ledger, he received national recognition for his work covering the hazing scandal at Sayreville high School in New Jersey. Perez's focus has been on high school football recruiting, high school sports, the NFL, NCAA and English Premier League. He is also a regular contributor for 247Sports' Cougfan.com.

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Jerry Trotta, Expert

Jerry Trotta is an Associate Editor for FanSided, and has covered the NFL, NBA, and MLB for Minute Media for three years. He is the current Editor for the Washington Commanders on Riggo's Rag and also covers the Colts, Chargers, Cowboys, Lakers, as well as other teams.

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Adam Patrick, Editor

Adam has covered the NFL since 2013 for a number of online publications including The Comeback, USA TODAY, Pro Football Spot, and Awful Announcing. For the past six years, he's been the Editor of The Viking Age covering the Minnesota Vikings, a team he has been covering for the last 10 years.

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Adam Carlson, Site Expert

Adam is a life-long fan of the Minnesota Vikings currently living in Minnesota. He loves horror movies...especially zombies. You can check out his work on FanSided's The Viking Age and Undead Walking or listen to him talk about football on The Purple People Podcast. You've probably shot him playing Call of Duty on the Xbox One.

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Nik Edlund, Contributor

A longtime writer and vice president of operations for www.draftseason.com. I absolutely love the NFL Draft and bleed purple from every orifice.

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Chris Schad, Contributor

Chris was born and raised in Rochester, Minnesota and has been a Minnesota sports fan at heart since birth. Along with his roots, Chris has written about the team on various websites since 2011 including Bleacher Report, The Yahoo! Contributor Network, Cold Omaha (now known as Zone Coverage) and Pro Football Spot. He is also the host of "The Homer Horn" podcast that also covers the Vikings.

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Darcy Weiss, Contributor

Darcy Weiss is a contributor for Jays Journal and The Viking Age and has also written fantasy baseball player updates for Rotowire. Darcy has played fantasy baseball since 2012 and fantasy football since 2014 and has been a fan of the Blue Jays and Vikings since able to remember. Twitter: @darcyweiss162

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Clay Vasquez, Contributor

Clay is a diehard sports fan that has been cheering for the Angels, Vikings and Thunder since he was young. Born and raised in Texas, sports were always a large part of his life, as is the way in the Lonestar State. A graduate from the University of North Texas (Go Mean Green!) he is excited to write about the teams he loves most.

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Luke Parrish, Contributor

Just a Vikings fan from central Indiana. I love the NFL Draft and the Minnesota Vikings, so I do all I can to provide as much as I can regarding the two. Also a big fan of NBA hoops, especially the Pacers and Kings

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Dominick Pfisterer, Contributor

Dominick is a former college quarterback turned aspiring golfer and lifelong Minnesota Vikings fan. A graduate of Syracuse University's S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, he has always had a passion for sportswriting. Dominick delivers weekly film breakdowns during the season, giving readers an in depth analysis of the X's and O's of the Minnesota Vikings

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Randy Smith, Contributor

Randy Smith has served as a writer for FanSided, contributing both to The Viking Age and Beyond the Flag. In his spare time, Randy is a huge music fan and will get his hands on just about anything with strings.

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