TWITTER NAME: @MarcoScandella TWEET: Put your game face on BEATON SAYS: Is "Scandeezy" getting a head start on his playoff beard?
Courtesy Marco Scandella via Twi
Xavier Rhodes, Vikings CB
TWITTER NAME: @XavierRhodes29_ TWEET: The only time you fail is when you fall down and stay down. BEATON SAYS: Rhodes needs to serve as an impasse for star receiver Alshon Jeffery and Chicago this Sunday . . .
Courtesy Xavier Rhodes via Twitt
Lindsey Vonn, skier, Burnsville native
TWITTER NAME: @lindseyvonn TWEET: It's dark up here. . . . Reminds me of growing up in Minnesota and training under the lights every night after school . . . #BuckHillmemories BEATON SAYS: Vonn is quite the world traveler. This pic was taken in Sweden . . .
Courtesy Lindsey Vonn via Instag
Jonas Brodin, Wild D
TWITTER NAME: @brodin25 TWEET: Buddies BEATON SAYS: Not since Tom Hanks and Peter Scolari starred in "Bosom Buddies" have we seen such chemistry . . .
Courtesy Jonas Brodin via Twitte
Matt Dumba, Wild D
TWITTER NAME: @matt.dumba TWEET: Merry Christmas from the four brothers . . . BEATON SAYS: This picture brings a question to mind: What do you buy a 21-year-old that makes nearly $900,000 a year for Christmas?
Courtesy Matt Dumba via Twitter
MyCole Pruitt, Vikings TE
TWITTER NAME: @flyyCole_x4 TWEET: Refocusing my focus #skol BEATON SAYS: Time to focus on ensnaring some Chicago Bears . . .
Courtesy MyCole Pruitt via Twitt
Michael Cuddyer, Ex-Twins OF
TWITTER NAME: @mcuddy23 TWEET: I played baseball the way I did because I knew one day it would be over. . . BEATON SAYS: A tip of the cap to a retiring class act. . .
Mike Modano, Ex-Minnesota North Stars C
TWITTER NAME: @9modano TWEET: RIP Glen Sonmour @MN_NorthStars BEATON SAYS: Right on. RIP to a Minnesota hockey icon.