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Published: Tuesday, February 27, 2001

Charley Walters: Don't print that

Pioneer Press

* If the Vikings cut offensive tackle Todd Steussie, as expected, look for him to end up in California, perhaps with the 49ers, for a deal that would include a signing bonus in the $4 million range.

* If a stadium for the Vikings and Gophers were built on campus across the street from Mariucci Arena, which is among site options, the university probably would have to build parking ramps at a cost of about $40 million. Hence, the discussions between the two about building a stadium near campus, but not on campus. Also, the university won't get involved in a partnership unless the deal would generate at least an extra $8 million a year for the school. O

-- Mark (Karch, February 27, 2001

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