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L2J

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Message Posted: Jul 29, 2005 6:35:11 AM

Moss free - could it be...? This Texas Viking fan just returned from Mn vacation and heard alot of excited talk about the Vikings prospects for the coming year. Main thought, without Moss maybe the offense can acquire a team focus and defense will be the key to any success - coaches have to get new players ready in a hurry and old/new players into the scheme. I do hope that the Viking's are not serious about Eddie George, they need help at RB but George has no answers.

Go VIKES !
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L2J
Champion Author Texas

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Message Posted: Dec 15, 2014 5:09:44 AM


Defense played well enough to win - 2 costly turnovers with a short field resulted in 13pts. for Detroit...
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BigJake
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Message Posted: Dec 11, 2014 5:02:26 AM

With Bridgewater, it looks like we are headed in the right direction.
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L2J
Champion Author Texas

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Message Posted: Dec 9, 2014 8:30:19 PM


Really? I'm just hoping we can stay out of the cellar...
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BigJake
Champion Author Minnesota

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Message Posted: Dec 9, 2014 11:18:10 AM

And we are still in the playoff hunt - very unlikely but still possible!
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packerfan14
Champion Author Twin Cities

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Message Posted: Nov 20, 2014 5:27:36 PM

Down go the Vikings Down go the Vikings Down go the Vikings Down go the Vikings Down go the Vikings
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nraacct
Champion Author North Carolina

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Message Posted: Nov 20, 2014 12:58:21 PM

As expected, the players union has now gotten into the fray.

NFLPA appeals Peterson's ban
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FaithAlone
Champion Author Rio Grande Valley

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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2014 3:18:20 PM

Given what he did to his son, it may seem strange to say this, but Peterson has too much class to use the race card. I hope he learns how to properly discipline his kids without going over the line and beating them.
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GasBoy
Champion Author Twin Cities

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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2014 1:33:53 PM

I don't think it has anything do do with race either.
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mrsports007
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2014 11:14:22 AM

i don't think is has anything to do with race either. i think it has to do with him being paid while on the exempt list. which does not mean he was suspended. now that the case is over. he has to be suspended for conduct without pay. can't be considered time served because he was paid while not playing.
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nraacct
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2014 9:51:32 AM

Here is the official response from the NFL office to defend Adrian Peterson's suspension:

NFL responds to Hardin's criticism
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C.S.
Champion Author Maryland

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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2014 6:47:20 AM

NO! This has nothing to do with race and everything to do with Goodell's authority.
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GasBoy
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2014 6:15:14 AM

Might be time to play the race card.
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L2J
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2014 4:36:07 AM


Suspended for the remaining 6 games w/o pay ($4.1 mil)...
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C.S.
Champion Author Maryland

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Message Posted: Nov 18, 2014 7:13:35 AM

Expect a major fight from the union and Peterson's lawyers over that decision.
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Zimcity
Champion Author Twin Cities

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Message Posted: Nov 18, 2014 6:16:31 AM

Peterson suspended for rest of season

See ya.
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L2J
Champion Author Texas

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Message Posted: Nov 16, 2014 8:21:08 PM


Peterson - Thinks the NFL is unfair...
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L2J
Champion Author Texas

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Message Posted: Nov 14, 2014 8:14:40 PM


TE Rudolph - back at practice this week...hopeful on playing vs Bears...
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L2J
Champion Author Texas

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Message Posted: Nov 14, 2014 4:49:19 AM


Adrian Peterson to have grievance hearing on Monday...
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L2J
Champion Author Texas

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Message Posted: Nov 11, 2014 3:37:04 PM


NFLPA - Going to bat for Peteson...
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L2J
Champion Author Texas

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Message Posted: Oct 26, 2014 8:02:04 PM


Any way we can get'em!!!
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L2J
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Message Posted: Oct 19, 2014 8:21:58 PM


?
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L2J
Champion Author Texas

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Message Posted: Oct 18, 2014 9:23:17 PM


Zimmer; minor surgery on Fri. will be back on sidelines Sunday...
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C.S.
Champion Author Maryland

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Message Posted: Oct 18, 2014 3:50:29 AM

Vikings knew what they were doing when they traded Harvin.
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Message Posted: Oct 4, 2014 3:36:17 AM

<The first regular televised Vikes here and we get Ponder...his next start can they just forfeit?>

Let me 'ponder' that thought L2J...well, they would be better off.
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L2J
Champion Author Texas

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Message Posted: Oct 3, 2014 8:35:07 PM


Kinda like my golf last weekend a yo-yo...
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Zimcity
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Message Posted: Oct 3, 2014 7:46:42 AM

The Vikings seem to be on a roller coaster up one week and down the next. Lions up next, then they get to the easier part of their schedule with games at Buffalo, at Tampa and Washington.

They need to be at least 5-4 going into the bye week to have a shot.
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C.S.
Champion Author Maryland

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Message Posted: Oct 3, 2014 6:54:02 AM

Nomo, you're overracting to one game. The Vikes just weren't ready to play, which has been the case for all TNF road teams.
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Nomofriggincube
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Message Posted: Oct 3, 2014 6:44:59 AM

Next year
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Zimcity
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Message Posted: Oct 3, 2014 6:18:06 AM

The absence of Patterson in the offense was pretty noticeable last night, but that's almost entirely on Ponder. He didn't hit any WR's until the 4th quarter when the game was out of reach.

One issue, is Patterson may not be the best route runner double coverage may keep him from being open. But yes, mix in a few more runs for him at least.
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longhorn90
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Message Posted: Oct 3, 2014 5:13:44 AM

Zim/L2J - question for both of you. Why are the Vikes not trying to get the ball in Patterson's hands? I just don't see them trying at all - passing or running. He's obviously a dynamic player. I guess they are planning on Asiata breaking 60 yd runs up the middle?
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Zimcity
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Message Posted: Oct 3, 2014 4:29:35 AM

Ponder was one of many problems last night. A more glaring problem was the poor line play on both sides of the ball. Made Eddie Lacy look like the 2nd coming of Jim Brown.
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L2J
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Message Posted: Oct 2, 2014 9:08:10 PM


The first regular televised Vikes here and we get Ponder...his next start can they just forfeit?
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L2J
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Message Posted: Oct 1, 2014 8:17:07 PM


Bridgewater is questionable, Rudolph and Greenway out for Thursday night...
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FaithAlone
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Message Posted: Sep 29, 2014 9:09:34 AM

Looks like Minnesota finally found its QB.

Zim, Dallas got revenge for you on Brees. The pansy has other things to worry about now, such as a 1-3 start. LOL!
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L2J
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Message Posted: Sep 29, 2014 6:56:56 AM


...An anke injury — X-rays were negative...
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Nomofriggincube
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Message Posted: Sep 29, 2014 4:53:54 AM

Bridgewater is for real, no doubt
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C.S.
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Message Posted: Sep 29, 2014 1:46:31 AM

Nice win. Hope Teddy is OK.

With that kind of ground production, AP is definitely history in Minny.
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Zimcity
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Message Posted: Sep 28, 2014 6:26:45 PM

Teddy Time!!!
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Zimcity
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Message Posted: Sep 21, 2014 9:09:09 PM

Sack of Brees

A great sack that is now apparently not allowed due to poor pansy QB's like Brees.
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L2J
Champion Author Texas

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Message Posted: Sep 21, 2014 8:22:59 PM


With his feet he certainly adds another factor in the offense...
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C.S.
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Message Posted: Sep 21, 2014 2:11:50 PM

By default, this may be what Vikings fans have been waiting for. It's Teddy time, as Cassell has a broken foot!
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scoutmaster
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Message Posted: Sep 19, 2014 4:01:05 AM

And the hits keep on coming~
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nraacct
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Message Posted: Sep 18, 2014 1:24:56 PM

Another one for the police blotter:

Suspended Vikings WR Simpson in more trouble
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Teslukbla
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Message Posted: Sep 17, 2014 3:35:10 PM

The Vikings placing Peterson on the NFL Exempt List does not appear to be all that bad for Peterson because he will receive his full salary. ESPN provides the details: "The exemption will allow Peterson to remain under the Vikings' control and earn his regular salary while he is away from the team until his legal situation is resolved. Vikings GM Rick Spielman said Peterson will not count against the 53-man roster."
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LogicMan
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Message Posted: Sep 17, 2014 8:52:40 AM

Seems like yesterday it was only booze cruises with strippers. Ah, the good 'ol days.
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scoutmaster
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Message Posted: Sep 17, 2014 6:18:06 AM

Technically, he's on the Exempt/Commissioner's Permission list.
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Zimcity
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Message Posted: Sep 17, 2014 5:13:43 AM

"It's probably because of sponsorships pulling out."

I imagine it went something like this>

Anheuser Busch, Nike, etc. to NFL: We can't continue to sponsor your league with bad PR like in the last couple weeks.

Goodell to Zygi Wilf: You need to suspend Peterson now.

Zygi: OK, we'll put him on the suspended list. So it looks like he is done with the Vikings, unless he makes a plea bargain and ends the court proceedings sometime in the next month.
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LogicMan
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Message Posted: Sep 17, 2014 4:13:13 AM

So far Goodell has punted on this one.
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Message Posted: Sep 17, 2014 3:44:56 AM

At least the righted the wrong much quicker than Goodell did.
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C.S.
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Message Posted: Sep 17, 2014 1:35:20 AM

Vikings do a 180 on AP, after heavy public pressure. It's probably because of sponsorships pulling out.

If they wait until the legal process plays itself out, you won't see AP play again until at least 2016, if ever.
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Message Posted: Sep 16, 2014 4:45:58 PM

Well, the Vikes are catching a ton of heat for their decision. Minn. Governor Mark Dayton and Senator Al Franken have already voiced their displeasure. Nike has pulled AP items from store shelves and Radisson has pulled their sponsorship.

They may be pressured into keeping AP inactive.
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