Perfect No More — Vikings Sink Themselves to First Loss

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The Minnesota Vikings have now experienced what every other team in the NFL has — a loss. Calm down Vikings fans, it’s only one game against a tough opponent on the road. And I will give credit where credit is due — the Eagles came up with a solid game plan and played well enough to win the game. But in my eyes, this game is all about the purple shooting themselves in the foot, over and over. Like the Week 1 loss last year to the woeful San Francisco 49ers, this was an uncharacteristic game from this Vikings team.

The obvious jumping off point is the atrocious play of the offensive line. We all knew this unit was the Vikings glaring weakness and it really showed on Sunday. Though the offensive line lost battle after battle and never got settled, a lot of factors contributed to Sam Bradford and the Vikings offense getting blown up.

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Minnesota Vikings Breakdown — “No Answers” — Week 7

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After Week 3 and Week 6, Vikings fans were left shaking their heads in disbelief to just how far their favorite football team had fallen. Well, a Week 7 embarrassment on national television compounded all that disbelief into a state of numbness. Is this team really this bad? After watching what I can easily call one of the most pathetic NFL football games I’ve ever seen, the answer might be yes. The Tampa Bay savior turned out to be the worst quarterback the Vikings have fielded this season, and that’s saying something considering the uninspired quarterback play in 2013. While this most likely is not rock bottom for Minnesota in 2013 (they play Aaron Rodgers next week), it sure feels like it.

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