About

Welcome to The Viking Age, the Minnesota Vikings news and opinions site brought to you by the FanSided Network. The Viking Age is dedicated to providing top-notch Vikings news, views, and original content. This site also serves as a community for like-minded fans to come together to catch up on the latest news and to discuss their passion.

Meet the Team

Adam Patrick,Site Expert

Adam has been getting his heart ripped out by the Minnesota Vikings since 1997 when he attended his first game. Adam has covered the Vikings since 2013 for a number of online publications including Vikings Territory, The Vikings Wire (USA TODAY), and Pro Football Spot. He also co-hosts the "Bleeding Purple Podcast" that covers everything imaginable related to the Vikings.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Ali Siddiqui,Contributor

Ali Siddiqui joined The Viking Age in September 2018. He also covered the Minnesota Vikings for Pro Football Spot for four years previously and has been a fan of the team since 1996. First became a sports fan when Michael Jordan returned to the NBA in 1995. He resides in Shoreview, MN.

Tim Arcand,Contributor

Long-suffering Minnesota sports fan. I've been at the best (1987 World Series Game 6) and the worse (1998 NFC Championship game). A highlight was the chance to interview Adrian Peterson. Minnesota born and raised.

Dean Jones,Contributor

Site Expert at Cat Crave.

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