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Just about everyone knows that the Minnesota Vikings were founded in 1960 and have been one of the most successful NFL franchises never to win a Super Bowl after having played in four. Here are 8 things you did NOT know about them.
1. Nordic Tradition
The Vikings name is not only a reference to strength, but it’s a salute and shout-out to the Nordic tradition found in this Midwestern state. It’s also believed by many that the Vikings explored this far west over 1,000 years ago.