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  1. Will this be Adrian Peterson's last stand in Minnesota?


    Wed, 21 Sep 2016

    him in part because Peterson is worth more to the Vikings than he would be anywhere else. That hasn't changed. Owner Zygi Wilf and general manager Rick Spielman know better than anyone that Peterson is often at his best after he's counted out

  2. Mike Zimmer signs Vikings contract extension


    Thu, 28 Jul 2016

    positive atmosphere over the past three years and our players have thrived under his tutelage and leadership," owner Zygi Wilf said in a statement. "His focus on helping our players develop and maximize potential, individually and collectively

  3. Jared Allen recalls telling Brett Favre to 'stay retired'


    Fri, 15 Jul 2016

    It's August. Training camp has started. Jared Allen, Steve Hutchinson and Ryan Longwell are dispatched on owner Zygi Wilf 's private jet and zip down to Mississippi to coerce Favre to return for another season. Stream the Amazon Original

  4. Vikings 'would welcome' Adrian Peterson back


    Fri, 13 Feb 2015

    star running back to return. "I think our organization and individuals in our organization from (owner and chairman) Zygi Wilf to Mark Wilf to Coach to Rick Spielman, all have made it very clear that they all would welcome Adrian back once he gets

  5. Munnerlyn: Peterson 'should be able to play football'


    Wed, 17 Sep 2014

    More Columns > Vikings owner Zygi Wilf on Wednesday called Adrian Peterson 's deactivation the "right decision" for his embattled organization, but not everyone inside

  6. Zygi Wilf : Deactivating Adrian Peterson 'right decision'


    Wed, 17 Sep 2014

    More Columns > Admitting that he "made a mistake" by not acting sooner, Minnesota Vikings owner Zygi Wilf told reporters Wednesday that deactivating Adrian Peterson was the "right decision" after the star running back was indicted

  7. Adrian Peterson activated, expected to play Sunday


    Wed, 17 Sep 2014

    said. "Purely on the facts that have been presented to us." The following is the full statement from Vikings owners Zygi Wilf and Mark Wilf: "Today's decision was made after significant thought, discussion and consideration. As evidenced

  8. Zygi Wilf : 'We made mistake and needed to get this right'


    Wed, 17 Sep 2014


    The Minnesota Vikings top brass, including Owners Zygi and Mark Wilf address the media on why they came to the decision to place Adrian Peterson Exempt/Commissioner's Permission List.

  9. U. of Minnesota working to ban Redskins' name at Vikings game


    Thu, 7 Aug 2014

    president, Eric Kaler, responded to a letter from U.S. Rep. Betty McCollum. McCollum originally sent Vikings owner Zygi Wilf a letter condemning the use of the word Redskins and urging the two parties to work together to remove its use later this

  10. Chris Kluwe: Patriots, Packers best fit for Michael Sam


    Tue, 11 Feb 2014

    basically, where Belichick doesn't let anything in or out that he doesn't want to." Along with Kraft, Vikings owner Zygi Wilf and New York Giants co-owners John Mara and Steve Tisch have expressed support of Sam, as well. Kluwe has alleged

  11. Minnesota Vikings: We released Chris Kluwe for football reasons


    Fri, 3 Jan 2014

    tone down his rhetoric in an effort to reduce distractions to the team. At the same time, Kluwe said, Vikings owner Zygi Wilf expressed support for Kluwe's championing of gay rights. Kluwe called Priefer "a bigot" and Spielman and Frazier

  12. Joe Philbin, Jeff Ireland head list of coaches, GMs on hot seat


    Mon, 11 Nov 2013

    Thursday night, Frazier's late timeout calls were the subject of much scrutiny. Barring a dramatic turnaround, owner Zygi Wilf is expected to make a change and go after a hot, young coordinator as Frazier's replacement. Warm Gary Kubiak, Houston

  13. Stick a fork in them: Five teams that are done in 2013


    Tue, 29 Oct 2013

    points per game. The Vikings still have the best running back in football, and have no idea what to do with him. Owner Zygi Wilf fired Brad Childress less than a season after a playoff appearance in 2010. The same scenario could happen again if the

  14. NFL trade deadline rumor roundup: Monday updates


    Mon, 28 Oct 2013

    right price. That price apparently would have to be higher than a third-round draft pick. Minnesota Vikings owner Zygi Wilf shot down the report to NBC's Michele Tafoya on Sunday night. It sure sounds like Allen would be happy to get out of

  15. Football in London, from A to Z: Your guide to Steelers-Vikings


    Mon, 30 Sep 2013

    many, many more tickets go to natives than they do expats or American travelers. Many, as in 95 percent. Z is for Zygi Wilf , the Vikings ' principal owner. His brother, Mark, has been here all week, and he said the England trip was a no

  16. Vikings build through draft under Rick Spielman, Leslie Frazier


    Tue, 7 May 2013

    him. The Vikings , in fact, even entertained the idea of trading up for Floyd, before Spielman consulted with owner Zygi Wilf and decided to stand pat. Patience paid off: Floyd was still there at 23, as was Rhodes at 25. Then the Vikes traded

  17. Are Leslie Frazier, Minnesota Vikings near extension?


    Wed, 26 Dec 2012

    of ESPN Twin Cities believes a contract extension is close for Frazier, who always has been popular with Vikings owner Zygi Wilf . Frazier's contract runs out after next season. He's a clear candidate for NFL Coach of the Year honor after taking

  18. Vikings' Zygi Wilf on Leslie Frazier: 'He is our coach'


    Mon, 10 Dec 2012

    All-22" coaches film. Get NFL Game Rewind . Asked Sunday about the future of Leslie Frazier , owner and chairman Zygi Wilf was quick to back him. "He is our coach," Wilf said, per The Star Tribune . Wilf spoke at halftime of the team

  19. Minnesota governor objects to Vikings stadium fee ideas


    Tue, 13 Nov 2012

    2012 at 09:21 p.m. 0 Likes | 0 Comments Adrian Peterson In a sharply worded letter Tuesday, Dayton told team owner Zygi Wilf that he is distressed by reports the team might charge seat license fees to help generate money for the stadium. Dayton

  20. Retractable roof no longer in Vikings' plans for new stadium


    Thu, 27 Sep 2012

    hope Gov. Mark Dayton will call a special legislative session to produce a financing plan. Meanwhile, Vikings owner Zygi Wilf joined Rams ey County Commissioner Tony Bennett at a rotary luncheon on Tuesday, where they fielded questions on the

  21. Minnesota Vikings celebrate big win over San Francisco 49ers


    Mon, 24 Sep 2012


    Check out the postgame speeches from Minnesota Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier and owner Zygi Wilf , following the Vikings' 24-13 victory over the San Francisco 49ers.

  22. Wild season calls for examining where contenders stand


    Wed, 19 Sep 2012

    â ¦ » Leslie Frazier got his first win and could you tell how excited the team was for him? Must make Vikings owner Zygi Wilf wish he made the move sooner. â ¦ » Houston had a shut out, but the Texans better not get too excited with the Eagles

  23. Logistics being worked out for Vikes game at TCF Bank Stadium


    Fri, 31 Aug 2012

    tarp that would have some type of heating element underneath. "We're confident. We're optimistic," Vikings owner Zygi Wilf said of having his team play at the Golden Gophers' stadium. "A lot of people are working very hard to get it done

  24. Vikings promote Rick Spielman to general manager


    Wed, 15 Aug 2012

    that exists pretty much throughout the league for those successful teams is a model we would follow," team Chairman Zygi Wilf said. He added: "Speaking to other owners and learning from other teams and seeing how their systems have worked

  25. Browns hire Brad Childress as OC


    Wed, 15 Aug 2012

    whom Childress had famously picked up at the airport. But after a 3-7 start in 2010, Childress was fired by owner Zygi Wilf one day after the Vikings were blown out at home by rival Green Bay. The Browns considered hiring an offensive coordinator