Getting Our Timing Right

Getting Our Timing Right

There has been such a great atmosphere at training camp, especially after the night practice we had last week. There was...

Guest Blog | Training Camp Experience Winners

Guest Blog | Training Camp Experience Winners

By: Darla and Garry Lodoen Wow! What a great day we had on Tuesday, July 31st! My husband won 2 tickets to the Kirk C...

Training Camp Has Started

Training Camp Has Started

It always different carrying pads for the first time in awhile but we will get used to it and be a little sharper. Footb...

The Real Deal

The Real Deal

We’re still in the process of finding our identity for 2018. What do I do well, what does Coach Flip do well, what...

The Meaning of Freedom

The Meaning of Freedom

Freedom is a big deal to me. As a young student, I didn’t fully understand the importance of freedom, though I kne...

Everything Is Coming Together

Everything Is Coming Together

It has been crazy to think of all the things that have gone on since I came to Minnesota 3 months ago. It honestly feels...

More Than A Football Camp

More Than A Football Camp

Having a football camp in my hometown is something I’ve wanted to do ever since my rookie season. The goal being t...

So Many Topics, So Little Time

So Many Topics, So Little Time

Coming to Minnesota was a big decision, and I’ve been asked a few times if I regret doing so but what I’ve e...

Successes and Failures

Successes and Failures

I try to be my biggest critic, which causes me to focus on my failures and where I need to get better. But you can never...

It’s All About the Kids, the Community, and the Viking Way

It’s All About the Kids, the Community, and the Viking Way

I am a dad now, and like all dads, I look forward to Father’s Day. But I have a lot of time before I’m going...

So, I’m the New Guy

So, I’m the New Guy

All work and no play—well, we all know what that does. As the new guy in town, I have plenty of work to do. But I&...

Coming Into Focus

Coming Into Focus

People often like to ask me how I like living in Minnesota now; specifically, the Minneapolis area. Honestly—no co...

New Beginnings

New Beginnings

What can I say about signing with the Minnesota Vikings? Opportunities like this are the kind of thing players dream abo...

Farewell, Washington

Farewell, Washington

 As I’m about to make one of the bigger decisions of my life, I’ll be saying goodbye to my familiar life as a Redskin. A...

Focused on .500

Focused on .500

I am really proud of what all of our guys were able to do against the Broncos. Our defense has done a great job of battl...