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Robert "BJ" Reidell

Sports Reporter

St. Paul, Minn.

Robert "BJ" Reidell

Vikings Territory Content Coordinator/Team Reporter and Co-Host of About the Labor: A Minnesota Vikings Podcast.

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Floyd Ready for Redemption: “It’s About What You Do Next”

Vikings Territory EXCLUSIVE interview with new Minnesota Vikings wide receiver and Minnesota native Michael Floyd.
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Vikings Draft Picks 2017: Results, Grades and Analysis for Each Selection

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Vikings Draft: Notable “No-Name” Prospects

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Vikings Should Refrain from Drafting a Kicker or Punter

The Minnesota Vikings find themselves in a bit of a special teams quagmire with the NFL draft quickly approaching. Blair Walsh, a sixth-round pick in 2012, was notably released this past November and subsequently replaced by former undrafted free-agent kicker Kai Forbath. The Jeff Locke roller coaster, which began with the Vikings selecting the former UCLA punter during the fifth round in 2013, came to a decisive end when he bolted for Indianapolis during free agency this offseason.
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Time is Now for Kentrell Brothers

Both the Minnesota Vikings' interior offensive line and defensive tackle groups will likely receive an upgrade at some point during the draft, but another concerning weakness on defense remains — linebacker. Could second-year Missouri product Kentrell Brothers be the answer?
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A tough act to follow

Century soccer received a significant blow at the end of January when Nate Ulness resigned as head coach of the boys and girls programs. Ulness, who compiled a record of 117-26-21 and four state championships during five years and nine combined seasons with the two Patriots programs, accepted an opportunity to become the first women’s soccer coach at Gillette College in Wyoming.
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U-Mary loads up on d-backs, continues building depth

The 2015 season certainly did not go according to plan for Josh Kotelnicki’s Marauders, but a 28-man recruiting class filled with talent should assure a bright future for the U-Mary football program. "We are very excited about our 2017 Marauders football recruiting class," Kotelnicki said in a statement.
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Adam Thielen: Undrafted to Unstoppable

After becoming just the fifth player in franchise history to record a 200-yard receiving game last Sunday against the Green Bay Packers, Thielen enters the final week of the 2016 season with 68 receptions, five touchdowns and 960 receiving yards — just 40 shy of becoming the first Vikings pass-catcher to cross the 1,000-yard plateau since Sidney Rice did so back in 2009.
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Danielle Hunter: A Sack Artist in the Making

Minnesota Vikings edge-rusher and 2015 3rd-round pick Danielle Hunter is quickly establishing himself as one of the most feared pass-rushers in the NFL ... and he's only 22 years old.
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Zenner, Lions Take Aim at Season Sweep of Vikings

Divisional game matchups always seem to have a special feel. The stakes are inherently higher, familiarity with the opposition breeds competitive matchups and bragging rights are always in play regardless of NFL standing. When control of the NFC North and the inside track to win a division championship are at stake, however, the stakes are raised to an unprecedented level and every snap is treated with the utmost importance.
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Two late goals lift Bobcats past Tauros

The rivalry between the Bismarck Bobcats and Minot Minotauros is alive and well. Words were exchanged throughout, tempers flared and 73 combined penalty minutes were distributed in the Bobcats’ 4-3 victory over the Minotauros on Friday night at the VFW Sports Center. “There have been a few [games] over the course of my memory, I don’t know,” Bismarck coach Layne Sedevie said.
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New leaders, same old Patriots

Roster turnover exists at every level, but it is a primary concern for high school and college coaches. The impact graduation has on a team varies on a year-to-year basis, but the best programs always seem to find a way to remain consistent. Some teams rebuild, some teams reload and after reaching the state tournament for the 21st consecutive year, the Century Patriots boys soccer team undeniably fits into the latter category.
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About

Robert "BJ" Reidell

Robert "BJ" Reidell has been covering the Minnesota Vikings, NFC North division and professional football since 2014.

Originally from St. Paul, Minn., he is a graduate of Cretin-Derham Hall High School (2010) and Marquette University (2014). Currently, he is the Content Coordinator at Vikings Territory and Co-Host of About the Labor: A Minnesota Vikings Podcast.

In the past, he has produced sports content in various roles for The Bismarck Tribune, Bleacher Report, NFCN Barroom, Fan Sided and Rant Sports.

His work has been featured in a number of newspapers and online publications including the Minneapolis Star Tribune, The Plain Dealer, Fargo Forum, Grand Forks Herald, Rochester Post-Bulletin, MLB.com, MSN.com, Daily Norseman, Vikings Journal, Scout Vikings and 247 Sports. He has also appeared as a guest on Yahoo! Sports Radio and is regularly featured on The Jimmy B & TC Show (1700 AM KBGG).

Reidell is a member of the Football Writers Association of America, National Sports Media Association and a part of the National Voting Committee in charge of determining the recipient of the Fred Biletnikoff Award.

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Skills

  • Hockey Analysis
  • Baseball Analysis
  • Football Analysis
  • Social Skills
  • AP Style
  • Page Layout
  • On-Air Radio
  • Social Media
  • Podcast Production
  • Storytelling
  • Conducting Interviews
  • Reporting
  • Editing
  • Writing