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Minnesota Vikings

Seth Olsen

Seth Olsen - G

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 5"/ 305 lbs.
Birthday 12/17/1985
Birthplace Omaha, NE
College Iowa
Years played 4
Drafted 2009, 4th round, 32nd pick by Broncos

Memorabilia tax could help finance new Vikings stadium

Posted April 23, 2011 @ 2:51 p.m. ET
According to a report by the Minneapolis Star Tribune, a 10 percent tax on wholesale sales of sports memorabilia would provide most of the state funding share toward a new stadium for the Vikings.

Vikings' schedule offers tough start

Posted April 20, 2011 @ 12:40 p.m. ET
The Vikings face a lot of questions in Leslie Frazier's first full season as head coach. One of his first obstacles is the schedule.

2011 Vikings schedule

Posted April 20, 2011 @ 11:32 a.m. ET
The Vikings 2011 schedule was released Tuesday evening.

Draft countdown: Pick No. 12

Posted April 16, 2011 @ 1:30 p.m. ET
PFW looks back at the last 10 players chosen with the 12th pick in the NFL draft, including Shawne Merriman by the Chargers in 2005.

Vikings owner Wilf 'confident' team will land new stadium

Posted April 15, 2011 @ 11:01 a.m. ET
Vikings owner Zygi Wilf is optimistic that plans for a new stadium in Minnesota will be completed in the near future, according to the Minneapolis Star Tribune.

Edwards joins group of lockout boxers

Posted April 13, 2011 @ 2:55 p.m. ET
Ravens S Tom Zbikowski was the first NFL player to take up boxing during the league's labor dispute. Next came the news that Patriots RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis is training in the sweet science. Now free-agent DE Ray Edwards is ...

Vikings' preseason opponents released

Posted April 12, 2011 @ 5:58 p.m. ET
The NFL has announced the preseason matchups for every team. Initially, the league had dates and times to go along with some of the games but pulled them from its website.

Vikings stadium bill to be introduced

Posted April 08, 2011 @ 10:44 p.m. ET
A bill proposing how to fund and select a site for a new stadium for the Vikings will be introduced in the Minnesota State Senate on Monday.

McNabb talk increasing in Minnesota

Posted April 08, 2011 @ 4:50 p.m. ET
There is a growing sense that the Vikings might make a play for Redskins QB Donovan McNabb, who most certainly could be had on the cheap.

Vikings have nine picks in NFL draft

Posted March 31, 2011 @ 5:09 p.m. ET
Now that the complete order of the 2011 NFL draft has been determined, the Vikings know where they stand with their picks.

Workers begin replacing Metrodome roof

Posted March 25, 2011 @ 12:23 p.m. ET
The replacement of the Metrodome roof began on Friday after the roof was damaged by a December snowstorm.

Wilf still optimistic about new stadium

Posted March 22, 2011 @ 5:06 p.m. ET
Vikings owner Zygi Wilf told reporters at the owners meeting in New Orleans that he is still optimistic about bringing a new stadium to Minnesota.

Under siege under center

Posted March 22, 2011 @ 9:35 a.m. ET
Adding to the uncertainty due to the current lockout are the undeniably shaky QB situations facing one-third of the league's teams, including the 49ers and holdover starter Alex Smith.

NFC team needs

Posted March 21, 2011 @ 6:43 p.m. ET
The Vikings are looking for a successor to QB Brett Favre, as PFW identifies the top three draft needs of each NFC team.

Vikings doing homework on top QBs

Posted March 20, 2011 @ 1:53 p.m. ET
Minnesota is going through the process of sorting through the top quarterbacks who will be available — or potentially available — this offseason, including Missouri's Blaine Gabbert.


Posted Nov. 09, 2011
Olsen has been placed on IR with a hand injury.|||||||