Guests - If You want access to member only forums on FM. You will gain access only when you Sign-in or Sign-Up on Fishing Minnesota.

It's easy - LOOK UPPER right menu.

  • Announcements

    • Rick

      Members Only Fluid Forum View   08/08/2017

      Fluid forum view allows members only to get right to the meat of this community; the topics. You can toggle between your preferred forum view just below to the left on the main forum entrance. You will see three icons. Try them out and see what you prefer.   Fluid view allows you, if you are a signed up member, to see the newest topic posts in either all forums (select none or all) or in just your favorite forums (select the ones you want to see when you come to Fishing Minnesota). It keeps and in real time with respect to Topic posts and lets YOU SELECT YOUR FAVORITE FORUMS. It can make things fun and easy. This is especially true for less experienced visitors raised on social media. If you, as a members want more specific topics, you can even select a single forum to view. Let us take a look at fluid view in action. We will then break it down and explain how it works in more detail.   The video shows the topic list and the forum filter box. As you can see, it is easy to change the topic list by changing the selected forums. This view replaces the traditional list of categories and forums.   Of course, members only can change the view to better suit your way of browsing.   You will notice a “grid” option. We have moved the grid forum theme setting into the main forum settings. This makes it an option for members only to choose. This screenshot also shows the removal of the forum breadcrumb in fluid view mode. Fluid view remembers your last forum selection so you don’t lose your place when you go back to the listing. The benefit of this feature is easy to see. It removes a potential barrier of entry for members only. It puts the spotlight on topics themselves, and not the hierarchical forum structure. You as a member will enjoy viewing many forums at once and switching between them without leaving the page. We hope that fluid view, the new functionality is an asset that you enjoy .
Sign in to follow this  
jigging wader

Free agency news, post here

Recommended Posts

jigging wader    0
jigging wader

Now its NFL free agency time any news post here. Anything I hear I will try to post.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
IceHawk    454
IceHawk

Looks like Jeff Garcia and Tampa may be reaching a agreement.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Double D    0
Double D

Looks like Tampa is getting Garcia AND Jake Plummer. 2 more QB's off the market. And apparently Brad Johnson is visiting Denver today to maybe fill Plummers spot. Go figure.

DD

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
LMITOUT    29
LMITOUT

Big score for the Vikings! They get tight end Visanthe Shiancoe and linebacker Vinny Ciurciu.

Who?????

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
james_walleye    77
james_walleye

And probably overpaid for them too.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
IceHawk    454
IceHawk

Schmoot just signed with Washington.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
james_walleye    77
james_walleye

Its good too see the vikings making an immediate splash with some big names. They seem real eager too upgrade the team. They better be careful, that $30 million wont last forever.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
LMITOUT    29
LMITOUT

LOL

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Double D    0
Double D

One team who has been making some noise this week appears to be Detroit. Maybe 4th place in the North will be up for grabs this year.

DD

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Bluegills1512    0
Bluegills1512

Yeah Detroit is making alot of noise but they are building up their offense and trading away their defense! So I don't know how well they are improving themselves. Also was reading that Dre Bly was upset about being traded to Devner, and wanted to go to Washington, just so he could get his 4.2 million in his last year of his contract. If it was me I'd be thrilled to play for the Denver Organization and to play under Shannahan! You've always got a chance to win a superbowl with him as your head coach.

Also read that Jerry Porter is talking to the Cowboys and Baltimore Ravens. Could you imagine the Ravens defense with Porter??

I don't know what the vikes are waiting for, its a decent pool of talent in this offseason, seems like they are more worried about the draft than anything. So we might fighting for the 4th place title this year if we don't get our act together. Who are the two no-names that we signed? How do you even say their names?

I thought Donte Stallworth would look good in purple but sounds like he is going into substance rehab and likely to be suspended by the league. So another Koren Robinson follower it sounds like.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Double D    0
Double D

I see Ahman Green left the Packers for Houston.

DD

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
slotlimit    0
slotlimit

That stinks that Green left the Pack. That's one less easy fumble opp. every time we play them.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Down to Earth    0
Down to Earth

Quote:

Also read that Jerry Porter is talking to the Cowboys and Baltimore Ravens. Could you imagine the Ravens defense with Porter??


I think you mean Joey Porter the LB who was released by Pittsburg. Jerry Porter is a WR for Oakland. Anyways, Baltimore may be a good fit for him as he could move into where Adalius Thomas left. Plus he'd get to face Pittsburgn 2 times a year.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Bluegills1512    0
Bluegills1512

oh ya my bad, I meant Joey Porter. I guess Moss might be headed to the Pats if they can work that out, and Brad Johnson signed with the cowboys today. Along with big pass rushing DE Patrick Kearney signing with the Seahawks.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
zepman    0
zepman

I think the Vikes are doing a good job holding back on some of these marginal players that are signing for HUGE money right now. This early portion of free agency really didn't provide the Vikes with alot of opportunities at the positions they were in need of. Why get into a bidding war with these guys. The Vikes have proven they will be aggressive when the right player presents itself--let's be patient here and see how everything unfolds.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
slotlimit    0
slotlimit

Zep,

I wold have to agree with you on the most part. Except for Kerney....not a marginal player and we needed a DE.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
TNFL    1
TNFL

Later on in the offseason there are usually some players cut for cap reasons. Look for the Vikes to snatch up some of those guys that couldn't earn thier paycheck. Real deals on has-been's and never-will-be's.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Rick    483
Rick

Kerney would have been a marginal deal for the Vikings as well. He's long in the tooth by NFL standards (will be 31 next season). Last year he was injured off and on and had 14.0 tackles 2 assists 4.5 sacks. Not what the Vikes are looking for out of a DE.

They very well could draft a pretty good DE in this years draft at the #7 slot.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
slotlimit    0
slotlimit

Porter goes to the Dolphins. Henry to Denver. Thomas gets traded to the Jets.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Scott M    3
Scott M

One thing to remember is that the Vikings have to spend a certain amount of money. Matt Birk was on KFAN this morning and he was talking about how this junky group of Free Agents are getting huge deals because teams have to spend the minimum amount of money.

But hey, the Vikings are only 2 quarterbacks, 4 receivers, 2 offensive lineman, 1 defensive end, 1 cornerback, 3 linebackers, one head coach, one offensive coordinator, one defensive coordinator, and one new stadium away from a super bowl appearance j/k

Can the Vikes win more than 3 games without rehauling the whole works?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
pail-fish    0
pail-fish

i would have to agree with most of the free agency talk. this class has been regarded as very weak, and there is no sense in signing a marginal player just to fill a hole to make the fan happy about the team doing something. i too was waiting for the vikes to make a significant move, but there just werent the players there. kerney was good a few years ago, but stated above, will be 31. while he does have some speed off the edge, hes not the player the vikes typically go after. i also would be wary about signing any retreads later in the offseason...they got cut for a reason and they may not have enough character to play for chilly.

on another note, does anybody think the vikes have what it takes to trade up in the draft? i know its always brought up but usually not a good idea. i just think we are in no mans land with regards to the talent. i dont want to see another DE taken in the 1st rd. i think we either trade up and try for a shot at johnson (moss with a conscience) or trade down and aquire picks.

just some thoughts

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Muskycrazy    0
Muskycrazy

R U saying that geting rid of J. Wiggins and getting Vinsanity won't be enough ?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
kaz2611    0
kaz2611

we shouldve kept wiggins and used him as trade bait or else just kept him on the roster

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Muskycrazy    0
Muskycrazy

I fully agree . I think they could have fit him in somehow . Wasn't worth a dang after the catch but he caught most everything thrown to him . And he was a decent guy .

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Bobby Bass    70
Bobby Bass

Shiancoe 26, spent his first four seasons with the New York Giants, serving as a backup to Jeremy Shockey. He has 35 catches for 253 yards and three TDs in 64 career games.

Wiggins led the Vikings in receptions in 2004 and 2005, had only 46 catches for 386 yards with one touchdown in 2006.

Makes sence to me. Wiggins in an off year puts up numbers equal to Shiancoe carreer. So you get rid of him, Good hands, decent blocker, not much after the run. But show me more then a handful of TE's in the NFL that can do it all. Another hole in the offense to be filled

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest
This topic is now closed to further replies.
Sign in to follow this  



  • Posts

    • delcecchi
      Wasn't sure, but I found it. looked like  you were cooking something on the grill.  
    • CigarGuy
      We were out near Taylors.  Couple boats and us and a pontoon and a pleasure boat cut right between us "sight seeing".  Blows my mind how they cut right between boats that are fairly close to each other fishing an area and cruise right through without a care in the world!  Del, I thought last year you figured out which place I had?
    • h8go4s
      Fuses are for fire protection. If you're willing to risk a fire in your boat if something goes awry, have at it. Your insurance company would be happy to have a good reason to keep all the premiums you've paid and refuse your claim. Hopefully no one will get injured or die in the fire.
    • TNFL
      Are fuses necessary on an on board charger?  Manual chargers do not have them,  is there a reason for them on the on board charges. I was given a system with a bank that may not have been working correctly, possibly blowing the fuse repeatedly.  My system would not be hooked up to an alternator on the engine so I'm wondering if it is fine to use the charging bank without the fuses.  The orange charging light comes on when I hook the wires directly up to a battery. I'm asking because I don't want to go through the bother of wiring this thing in my boat if I can't get it to work right. Also, I would technically only need 2 of the 3 banks to work, but I like the idea of repairing it to its potential.
    • monstermoose78
      My thumb was covered in slime and I could not get the phone to turn on most of the time
    • eyeguy 54
      its not camera shy  
    • ac777
      Looking to get on some walleye and crappie this week, looks like mayflies were out in full force last night when I was on the lake. First year fishing this lake, where does a guy start?
    • monstermoose78
      Caught some gills this was the first one 
    • guideman
      Thank you one and all, especially you Tommy. Some very kind words and ditto to you my friend. "Ace" "It's just fishing man"  
    • tacklejunkie
      Picked up some nice crappie and a couple eater walleyes on Allouez Bay the other day before the rains. Trolled crawlers with one light split shot and others with bottom bouncers. I was surprised at how big the crappie were