Jerome Felton's brother, Simon, has been a true inspiration for Jerome due to his service in the military, something that is in the family's blood, with their father also serving. Felton has found a home with the Vikings, helping pace one of the league's top rushing offenses.
Vikings players, cheerleaders and team mascot Viktor shared sincere gratitude to American heroes recently during a visit at the Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Health Care System.
Hear the story of Phil Loadholt, whose father Phillip served several years in the military while Phil and the rest of his family grew up in Colorado, and now applies lessons learned from his father both on the field and off.
Hear the story of Stan Nelson, a World War II Veteran who was part of D-Day for the invasion of Normandy, who came home after serving to coach high school football at Anoka for 25 years. Plus, watch as Nelson sits down with another World War II football junkie: Bud Grant.
Kyle Rudolph stayed in town over the bye weekend to continue to rehab his injury but also to work with country music superstar Garth Brooks and his foundation, Teammates for Kids, which put on a hockey camp in St. Louis Park during Brooks' extended stay in the Twin Cities.
Hear the fascinating story of CB Captain Munnerlyn, who was born three months premature and dealt with his dad being shot and killed when his was just six-years-old, and later his older brother going to jail. But thanks largely to his mother, Captain was able to overcome the odds and live out his dream of making it to the NFL.
Hear from third year K Blair Walsh, who is on track to make a return trip to the Pro Bowl thanks to his on-field success and the prep work he puts in off the field. Visit vikings.com/probowl to vote for Walsh and your other favorite Vikings.
The Vikings recently hosted their first ever Women's Mini-Camp at Winter Park, with over 200 women participating, and GM Rick Spielman as one of the speakers.
Hear the incredible story of Vikings running backs coach Kirby Wilson, who was severely burned by a fire that broke out at his home in Pennsylvania in 2012 while coaching with the Steelers.