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Minnesota Vikings to play home game in London next season

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01:36 PM ET 10.14 | The globalization of football continues with the NFL sending Vikings back overseas. The league has announced that the Minnesota Vikings will be playing a home game in London next season. Many believed the Vikings would play a few games in London over the next few years as Minnesota is set to build a brand new stadium in the footprint of the Metrodome. Either way, the NFL will finally feature one of its most elusive and marketable running backs in Adrian Peterson to a global market.

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October 14, 2012  03:36 PM ET

That's Nice why don't they play in Sweden where The Vikings Came From!!!

October 14, 2012  04:23 PM ET
QUOTE(#1):

That's Nice why don't they play in Sweden where The Vikings Came From!!!

Good point.

October 14, 2012  04:58 PM ET

How many effing is the NFL goign to play in London? Does London really need two per season? It will never be more than a curiosity to Europeans. Do the teams really make that much money on these junkets?

October 14, 2012  04:59 PM ET

how many effing games?

October 14, 2012  08:45 PM ET
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How many effing is the NFL goign to play in London? Does London really need two per season? It will never be more than a curiosity to Europeans. Do the teams really make that much money on these junkets?

lots of teams who can't fill their stadiums at home would like to play in front of a full crowd in Europe. St. Louis and Minnesota are just the first two names that come to mind.

Go Cards!

Go home Rams!

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October 15, 2012  01:06 AM ET
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the Vikings haven't had any problems filling their stadium, moron.

I heard it has something to do with their new stadium but that doesn't make much sense to me

October 15, 2012  01:07 AM ET
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I heard it has something to do with their new stadium but that doesn't make much sense to me

Guess I'll break down and read the story

October 15, 2012  01:20 AM ET

TB would probably like to play every game in London.

October 15, 2012  01:22 AM ET
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TB would probably like to play every game in London.

Tampa and Jacksonville

October 15, 2012  06:49 AM ET

Hail To The Redskins!!!

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October 15, 2012  08:10 AM ET
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the Vikings haven't had any problems filling their stadium, moron.

We don't call people names on this thread!!!

 
October 16, 2012  01:07 PM ET
QUOTE(#1):

That's Nice why don't they play in Sweden where The Vikings Came From!!!

Vikings are from Norway.

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