VikingBuzz BLOG: 7/5

Your daily fix for the latest news, information, commentary and analysis on the Minnesota Vikings.

>Greenway launches Dual Sports Camp
Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway kicked off his first annual Dual Sports Camp in Mitchell, S.D. today.  “For me this is important we do a dual sport camp, which was big for me growing up, having played multiple sports,” Greenway told Tony Burns, of KELO-TV.  “I can put my own stamp on this and do my own thing, be a little more personal to the kids...Hopefully we'll build on it each year.”

>Blue to appear at fundraiser at alma mater
Vikings safety Greg Blue will be among several current NFL and former Georgia Bulldogs to appear at a charity event this weekend.  The event allows hundreds of Bulldog fans the opportunity to meet more than 50 current and former UGA players.  All proceeds go to the UGA College of Education Pediatric Clinic for children with disabilities, Georgia Transplant Foundation, Children’s Tumor Foundation and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.

>Most indispensable players?
Who could the Vikings least afford to lose? is taking a poll asking the question of who is the most indispensable player on each NFC team.  They offer Steve Hutchinson, Bryant McKinnie, Kevin Williams, Pat Williams and Antoine Winfield as choices for the Vikings.  Personally, we’d go with Adrian Peterson, but all are going to be critical to the team’s success in 2007.

>Vikings at 50 to 1 odds to win Super Bowl XLII
The Minnesota Vikings had the best defense in the NFL against the run last season, but the worst against the pass.  Find out if improvement is on the way and thus a jump in the standings in this preview for

>Only a rookie and already all the publicity
Check out Adrian Peterson’s Wikipedia entry.  The kid hasn’t even played a down of professional football yet.

>Stadium development
Here are two stories related to new stadium development, etc.  One is from the Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal, the other from the St. Cloud Times.

>Culpepper on the other end of loyalty in Miami now
The predominant attitude down in Miami these days is how the organization is crapping on Daunte Culpepper.  They are crying for the team to simply release him and give him his freedom to pursue another team.  Ironically, Culpepper showed the same lack of loyalty when he decided he didn’t want to play for the Vikings anymore.  Just a thought.



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