It appears now that the Vikings’ troubles towards their new proposed stadium in Arden Hills continues.  I wrote recently that the Vikings were one of the teams that were thought as a possible team to move to Los Angeles and move into the recently approved AEG building (which already sold sponsorship rights to State Farm). 

 A day later, Zygi Wilf said for fans not to worry and that the momentum was building towards the new stadium plans, and that he felt confident that the stadium talks would begin soon in a special session of congress.

Now it appears that Minnesota is once again in danger of losing its favorite football team.  While I personally don’t think they’ll leave, recent news makes it seem awfully bleak.  It seems entirely possible that the legislators won’t start to consider the bill until January 2012.  The Vikings have stated they won’t extend their current lease at the Metrodome until they have an approval for their new stadium (the Vikings current lease of the Metrodome ends on February 1st 2012).

At the end of the season the franchise becomes a “free agent” and could then sign/move anywhere they want.  Again, I don’t believe that the Vikings will move, but if a deal isn’t agreed upon by the end of the season, it will be time to panic for Vikings fans.

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