Category Archives: Minnesota Vikings

Tough Fans, Tough Teams

Mike Florio on the problems the Vikings will face as they play the next two seasons outside while their new stadium is being built: “For the Vikings, the bigger problem will be playing home games outdoors for two years before … Continue reading

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How Do You Solve a Problem Like Sharrif Floyd

ESPN NFC North blogger Kevin Seifert has some interesting thoughts on the Vikings plans to use newly drafted defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd: “Floyd plays the same “three-technique” position as veteran Kevin Williams, and during minicamp this week, the two rotated … Continue reading

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One Step Back, Two Steps Forward and Other Points of View

Bears Chris Boden at CSNChicago.com compares bold moves during the season by both Harbaugh brothers [Jim and John] to the Bears hiring of Marc Trestman as head coach. No guts, no glory. Boden asks a legitimate question, one which I … Continue reading

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Life, the Universe and a Head Coaching Change and Other Points of View

Bears Neil Hayes at the Chicago Sun-Times comments on new Bears head coach Marc Trestman (before the hire): “There are big-room coaches and little-room coaches, or at least that is how they are referred to in some NFL circles. Little-room … Continue reading

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Bears Need a Head Man Who Can Coach Quarterbacks and Other Points of View

Bears Dan Pompei at the Chicago Tribune and I absolutely see eye-to-eye on his views on the new Bear head coach, whoever that may be: “You can’t hire a head coach simply because he is a good play caller or … Continue reading

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All Gabe Carimi Needs is Time and Other Points of View

Bears Peyton Manning on current Denver offensive coordinator and Bears head coaching candidate Mike McCoy. From Mark Potash at the Chicago Sun-Times: “‘He’s ready. He’s paid his dues,’ Manning told Tom Kensler of the Denver Post. ‘Mike’s a good leader. … Continue reading

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Now That’s How a Press Conference is Supposed to Be Handled and Other Points of View

Bears Steve Rosenbloom at the Chicago Tribune sums up the case against Bears head coach Lovie Smith: “How much more does Phil Emery need to see? “On Sunday, the Bears general manager saw a miserable Bears offense, a problem that … Continue reading

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Not the Most Likable Bunch and Other Points of View

Bears Sean Jensen at the Chicago Sun-Times quotes Devin Hester on the Jay Cutler interception thrown to him last Sunday: “‘Uh, the route I ran was the route I was supposed to run. It was just …’ Hester said, pausing. … Continue reading

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Can I Hear an Amen? And Other Points of View

Bears Mark Potash at the Chicago Sun-Times reviews comments from some of the Packers that have angered Brandon Marshall: “What did [Charles] Woodson and [Tramon] Williams say that riled Marshall? Woodson tweaked Jay Cutler in a post-game interview, telling ESPN’s … Continue reading

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No Guts, No Glory and Other Points of View

Bears Dan Pompei at the Chicago Tribune on wide receiver Alshon Jeffery: “Alshon Jeffery hurt the Bears as much as he helped them. A savvy route runner would not have been on the ground on that first-quarter play in which … Continue reading

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