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Louis Villaume

Hamel, Minn.

Archived Blogs
April 27, 2016

Villaume: Is Wide Receiver On Vikings' Mind?

Wide Receiver appears to be biggest need to most fans. Do the Vikings' brass agree and draft for fans' need, or will they take the 'best player available'.. or more aptly, a defensive player to continue and bolster our much improved defense.
Archived Blogs
January 10, 2016

Villaume: Fans Welcome the Cold Weather

Despite being clear underdogs, Minnesota has a path to victory. Can they find it in the cold conditions?
Archived Blogs
January 2, 2016

Villaume: Fans' Five Keys to Vikings' Victory

We fans have a different take on what it will take to win. For example, no more Packers favoritism from the refs.
Archived Blogs
December 29, 2015

Villaume: A New Purple Force Awakens?

Minnesota has an opportunity to put an awful stretch of this lengthy rivalry behind them. You could say a force is with them.
November 29, 2015

Villaume: ATL-MIN History Favorable, But Painful

Minnesota has owned the Falcons 17-11-0 in head-to-head games. Yet, Atlanta has managed to break our hearts a few times.
November 26, 2015

Villaume: Thankful for Vikings

This Thanksgiving is one where Minnesotans could be thankful.
November 18, 2015

Villaume: Cheese Era Melting?

Green Bay has dominated the head to head series the last five years, going 9-1-1 in last 11 games. But this Sunday is feeling like there is a change in the air.
November 14, 2015

Villaume: Joseph and the Amazing Purple Defense

The Minnesota Vikings defense found a new leader last week: LInval Joseph. He was named NFC defensive player of the week for his efforts last week vs. the Rams.
November 7, 2015

Villaume: Audie Audie In Cole Free

Audie Cole takes over for Eric Kendricks as inside linebacker on the week that the St. Louis Rams' Todd Gurley, the media proclaimed second coming of Adrian Peterson, arrives.
October 29, 2015

Villaume: Vikings Gaining Respect

Finally. Minnesota, now 4-2, is gaining respect around the league. And they have earned it by beating the teams that they should. Next up: the Bears.
October 24, 2015

Villaume: Minnesota Counting on Defense to Win vs. Lions

Minnesota has transformed into a team that is respected for their defense. And they may need the defense to do even more Sunday.
October 18, 2015

Villaume: Turnovers Key to Sunday, Season

Teddy Bridgewater has not had great numbers. He has looked rough at times. But in four games he has only two interceptions and that is enough to keep the Vikings in contention.
October 3, 2015

Villaume: Vikings Hope to Join Mile High Club

Not many teams can say they have a winning record at Mile High Stadium. Minnesota can with a win on Sunday. That would be a wonderful feeling.
September 27, 2015

Vikings: Return to Winning Football

Last year's horrid start just a memory. Minnesota is now poised to go 2-1 with a home victory over the Chargers. Is it time to invest purple love once again?
September 24, 2015

Villaume: Peterson Feeling 300 Yards

This week's game versus the San Diego Chargers is a rematch of the 2007 game where Adrian Peterson ran for 296 yards as a rookie, an NFL record that has stood for the last eight years.
September 19, 2015

Villaume: Purple Sky is Falling

After the 20-3 debacle in San Fran, Vikings fans are uncertain of the future. Many who dreamed of a playoff type of season are questioning if they were duped by the hype. The cynics already in "I told you so..." mode.
September 6, 2015

Villaume: Purple Roster is Finalized. Finally.

There were few surprises. The letting go of David Yankey and Michael Mauti have fanned an anti-Spielman movement; their main focus is on 1st round picks: Kalil, Patterson, and Ponder.
August 21, 2015

Villaume: Purple Protection Paramount

The offensive line are the soldiers of football. Minnesota has had their share of great ones. But to be successful in 2015, the Vikings will need improvement up front once more.
August 17, 2015

Villaume: Searching for Sammy White

Call it the curse of Randy Moss, but Minnesota has struggled to find a receiver that stretches a defense since #84 was drafted in 1998. With an improving defense, a run first offense now looks for a deep threat.... much like 1976 and Sammy White.
August 9, 2015

Villaume: Purple Fans Honor Tingelhoff

The 2015 NFL season officially begins tonight with the playing of the Hall of Fame game. The opponents are the Minnesota Vikings and the Pittsburgh Steelers. A rematch of Super Bowl IX.
July 25, 2015

Villaume: Purple Season 55 Begins for Fans

Minnesota Vikings enter their 55th season still searching for their first Super Bowl win. Or at least a return to winning football... no, we want the Super Bowl.
April 30, 2015

Villaume: Vikings' Fans Ready for Draft

Vikings' fans look at the upcoming 2015 NFL Draft.
December 28, 2014

Villaume: Purple Season Comes to an End

The 6-9 season has been a disappointment. It is easy to see the many ways in which a losing season occurred. Still, Minnesota seeks their first division win of the season against an opponent that has disappointed their fans maybe even a little more.
November 23, 2014

Villaume: Vikings Going South in North

Minnesota takes on 7-3-0 Green Bay today. Already 0-3 vs. their North rivals, the Vikings' fans want to see something... anything.
November 1, 2014

Villaume: Vikings Are Defense First in 2014

In the last three games, two on the road, Minnesota has surrendered less than twenty points each game. The defense has climbed to 12th overall in the NFL in points allowed.