Following the departure this offseason of beat reporter Courtney Cronin, ESPN has named a new beat writer and reporter for the Minnesota Vikings.

Cronin departed this offseason to take a similar role with ESPN covering the Chicago Bears after being with the Vikings since 2017.

Longtime ESPN 'NFL Nation' reporter Kevin Seifert will be the new addition, and announced the move via his Twitter:

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Some news: I'm moving to a new role at ESPN. Let's call it Vikings/pro football. I'll be responsible for covering the Vikings while continuing to report on some other areas of interest: Officiating, rules, player health, alternative leagues. Hopefully some new stuff, too.

Per an article from Bring Me the News:

Seifert has been with ESPN since 2008 when he joined the station to cover the NFC North.

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Prior to this, he'd covered the Vikings for the Star Tribune and the Baltimore Orioles for the Washington Times.

The Minnesota Vikings are coming off of an 8-9 finish to last season, and are looking for their first playoff appearance since 2019.

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Sources: Kevin Seifert Twitter and Bring Me The News

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Minnesota Vikings In The Super Bowl? Yep, I Can Remember All Four

It's that time of year, the time when everyone is talking about the NFL's upcoming Super Bowl.

It may be hard to believe, but there was a time when the Minnesota Vikings went to the Super Bowl.

And then they went again. And then again. And then again. Hey, we were one of the greatest teams of all time!

Unfortunately, it was the same time the Vikings lost the Super Bowl. And then again. And then again. And then again. Well, at least we must have been one of the second-best teams of all time!

For a whole lot of Vikings fans...you know, the ones who walk around with younger bones...the Vikings have never been to the Super Bowl.

Then there's the ol' dog that is me. I remember the first time... and the second... and the third... and the fourth.