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Minnesota Vikings Top Twitter Accounts To Follow

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Keeping up with your favorite team can be an all-consuming task. We’re here to help indulge that need to follow all aspects of the NFL on Twitter.

For all 32 teams, we’re picking the best Twitter accounts for each franchise. They run the gamut from players, coaches, executives, traditional media, bloggers or simply accounts that keep us informed and entertained.

Whether you’re a Twitter neophyte or simply trying to spice up your feed for football season, we’re here to help. And it all starts with the Minnesota Vikings official twitter account:

@VikingsFootball (Followers: 128,009)

Note: Followers as of date of publication, July 22, 2012

Top Vikings To Follow:

 

Name

Pos.

Twitter

Followers

1.

Adrian Peterson

RB

@AdrianPeterson

269,168

2.

Jared Allen

DE

@JaredAllen69

180,004

3.

Kyle Rudolph

TE

@KyleRudolph82

176,262

4.

Christian Ponder

QB

@CPonder7

89,623

5.

Jamarca Sanford

S

@Sanford33

77,482

6.

Percy Harvin

WR

@Percy_Harvin

75,581

7.

Chris Kluwe

P

@ChrisWarcraft

46,730

8.

Joe Webb

QB

@JoeWebb_14

18,855

9.

Brian Robison

DE

@Brain_Robison

16,585

10.

Jerome Simpson

WR

@Rome081

14,119

11.

Erin Henderson

LB

@50ErinHenderson

13,341

12.

Jasper Brinkley

LB

@JasperHitman54

11,273

13.

Geoff Schwartz

OL

@GeoffSchwartz76

10.383

14.

Chris Cook

CB

@Monsta_20

7,156

15.

Chris Carr

CB

@TriplCarr

6,399

16.

Jordan Todman

RB

@JordanTodman

5,433

17.

Brandon Burton

CB

@BrandonBurton36

4,481

18.

Chris DeGeare

OL

@ChrisDeGeare

2,991

19.

Jerome Felton

FB

@JFelton45

2,190

20.

Everson Griffen

DE

@EGriff97

1,639

21.

Mickey Shuler

TE

@Mickey_Shuler

1,252

It's awesome that the punter for the Vikings is not only the No. 7-most followed player, but that his handle involved his love of Warcraft. 

The Vikings Beat:

Dan Wiederer is the Vikings beat writer for the Star Tribune: @StribDW

Jeremy Folwer and the rest of the Pioneer Press staff who covers the Vikings can be followed @VikingsNow

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Vikings Blog Roll: 

TheVikingAge.com is the self-proclaimed "most flavorful Minnesota Vikings blog" on the web: @TheVikingAge

TheVikingShip.net can be followed @TheVikingShip

Visit www.dailynorseman.com for "the internet's best site dedicated to the Minnesota Vikings." Follow the SB Nation Vikings site @DailyNorseman

Want to run your mouth about the Purple People Eaters? Try @VikingsGab

How about @VikingsFanClub: An independent twitter account by the fans, for the fans.

Also be sure to check out @PurplePride, @VikingsUpdate and @VikingsBuzzTap

The ESPN NFC North blog is run by Kevin Seifert and you can follow him @ESPN_NFCNorth

Related: 2012 Minnesota Vikings Season Preview
Related: 2012 Minnesota Vikings Schedule Analysis

- by Braden Gall

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