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WHV Press Release: NFL Minnesota Vikings Five Greatest Games

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#1 of 6 OFFLINE   Ronald Epstein

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Posted June 02 2009 - 09:29 AM

WARNER HOME VIDEO SHOWS ITS PURPLE PRIDE WITH THE RELEASE OF NFL MINNESOTA VIKINGS FIVE GREATEST GAMES ON DVD AUGUST 18, 2009 Relive the Complete Network Broadcasts of Some of the Finest Moments in Minnesota Vikings History on this Five-Disc Collectors Set! BURBANK, CA (June 2, 2009) – As Vikings fans prepare for the 2009 NFL season, Warner Home Video (WHV) and NFL Films will showcase their purple pride with the release of NFL Minnesota Vikings Five Greatest Games. For the first time ever, Vikings faithful can own the original network broadcasts of five legendary games in franchise lore in one collectible DVD set. NFL Minnesota Vikings Five Greatest Games will hit stores August 18 for $39.92 SRP. This five-disc DVD set gives fans of the Twin City franchise the chance to relive the greatness of the Vikings’ 1998 season as Randall Cunningham threw for three touchdowns in a spectacular stomping of the Arizona Cardinals. Feel the thunderous ovation in the Metrodome as Adrian Peterson sets an NFL single-game rushing record. Watch as the Vikings kick their way into the 2008 postseason with a last-second 50-yard field goal against the defending champion New York Giants during the season finale. All these moments and more are captured in this action-packed DVD set that will surely leave Vikings fans wanting more! “The Minnesota Vikings have provided their fans with some amazing moments throughout the years,” said Don Polite, Executive Director, Partner Brands Marketing, Warner Home Video. “This five-disc DVD set illustrates improbable playoff victories, heroic performances by Vikings legends such as Adrian Peterson, Randy Moss and Chris Carter as well as the most thrilling victories in team history for to enjoy over and over.” NFL Minnesota Vikings Five Greatest Games January 9, 1988 – Vikings 36 – 49ers 24 – Huge Playoff victory over the Niners. January 1, 1999 – Vikings 41 – Cardinals 21 – Playoff win in 1998 January 9, 2000 – Vikings 27 – Cowboys 10 – Playoff win over the Dallas Cowboys November 4, 2007 – Vikings 35 – Chargers 17 – Adrian Peterson runs for 296 yards December 28, 2008 – Vikings 20 – Giants 19 – Vikes top Giants on last-second FG to make the Playoffs


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#2 of 6 OFFLINE   Chris S

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Posted June 03 2009 - 03:25 AM

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#3 of 6 OFFLINE   Steve Armbrust

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Posted June 03 2009 - 04:15 AM

Yeah, you could include the four super bowl losses and the missed field goal in the NFC championship game and market it as "Suicide in Purple."

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Posted June 03 2009 - 06:58 AM

No Purple People Eaters? What's the point?
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#5 of 6 OFFLINE   RoyM


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Posted June 03 2009 - 10:16 AM

Yup, I agree. I have been all over collecting these NFL Greatest Games sets when they feature vintage games from when I was a kid (1970's through 1980's). The Vikes greatest seasons were the 1970's, even with all of the Super Bowl futility. Warner couldn't manage to scrape up even one single NFC championship or other playoff game featuring the excellent Bud Grant teams? I guess I'll be skipping this one...

#6 of 6 OFFLINE   Steve Armbrust

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Posted June 07 2009 - 06:31 AM

Like the 69-70 championship game when Joe Kapp ran over a linebacker, for example.

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