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Fans are the unsung heroes of any sports franchise. They're the reason sports exist as a spectacle and money-making enterprise, and there's not a sports team in the world that doesn't value its fans.
So, when you're named fan of the year by your favorite team, it's a huge honor.
See a Minnesota Vikings superfan get a personal visit from star receiver, Justin Jefferson.
Olof Indridadottir is football crazy. Not only does she play defensive end for the Minnesota Vixens of the Women's Football Alliance, but the mother of four also coaches her son’s fourth-grade team and roots for the Minnesota Vikings.
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Olof was born and raised in Iceland. She moved to the U.S with her family to get a doctorate degree in nursing at the University of Minnesota.
As a talented athlete herself, Olof has represented Iceland at international level in soccer and handball. Her interest in football began in 2010 when she and her husband, Kyle, got hooked on watching Minnesota Vikings' games on TV in Iceland. Occasionally, the couple even made trips to the U.S to watch the Vikings in person.
Now living in Eden Prairie, MN, she had no idea she'd been chosen as the Minnesota Vikings fan of the year until the team's star receiver, Justin Jefferson, surprised her at her son's practice session.
Her prize was the title, a Vikings jersey, and two tickets to this season's Super Bowl.
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NFL Week 9 coverage map: TV schedule for CBS, Fox regional broadcasts .
Wondering what NFL games are going to be on in your regional market today? Sporting News has you covered with the map of regional broadcasts for every Week 9 matchup, including a full schedule of kickoff times and channels.Since there are three prime-time games, there will be 11 games featured on the Sunday slate. Eight will begin at 1 p.m. ET while three games will begin in the late window from 4:05 p.m. to 4:25 p.m. ET.