The relatively obscure Ramsey County Charter Commission has become a key cog in the Vikings' quest for a stadium in Arden Hills. By giving voice to public opposition to a sales tax to fund the stadium, the charter commission is inserting itself into a high-stakes political power struggle. Some elected leaders might find themselves in the position of stifling a public vote or risk losing the Vikings.
In fear of season being 'wasted,' Zimmer chose to fire DeFilippo
Zimmer indicated that DeFilippo was the fall guy for a sputtering offense.