The Vikings, together with Innovative Office Solutions, the Minnesota Chapter of the National Football Foundation and KFAN 100.3, recognized Caledonia as the inaugural Minnesota Football Program of the Year.
General Manager Rick Spielman once again took part in the Polar Bear Plunge to benefit Special Olympics Minnesota, with this year's edition being an ice-free endeavor which provided a new set of challenges from Rick and Co.
Head Coach Mike Zimmer launched "The Mike Zimmer Foundation" last week which vows to keep 'Vikki Zimmer's giving spirit alive by providing opportunities to the youth of today to benefit the future of tomorrow.' Visit mikezimmerfoundation.org for more info.
The Vikings Youth Football Program recently hosted several high school student athletes from inner-city schools in Minneapolis and St. Paul to teach them the value of leadership and hard work both on and off the football field.
Veteran LB Chad Greenway joined Mike Wobschall to discuss the weekend that will be in Duluth, site of the first ever Polaris Vikings Winterfest, and raising money for the Vikings Children's Fund over the next few days.
Before baseball legend Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier on the diamond, Cleveland Browns players Bill Willis and Marion Motley endured racial prejudice playing as they helped the Browns to five championships.