ESPN 2012 NFL Preview: Minnesota Vikings

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ESPN 2012 NFL Preview: Minnesota Vikings

Post by dead_poet » Thu Aug 30, 2012 12:24 pm

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Re: ESPN 2012 NFL Preview: Minnesota Vikings

Post by Mothman » Thu Aug 30, 2012 12:44 pm

Thanks for the link. I kind of like that ESPN's crew unanimously picked them to finish 4th. It gives me hope that they might do better. :)

The "inside the numbers" info posted at the end of that piece was very interesting.
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Re: ESPN 2012 NFL Preview: Minnesota Vikings

Post by mansquatch » Thu Aug 30, 2012 1:12 pm

The commentary at the bottom about Ponder was the most interesting part of that. What always bugs me about these types of "analysis" is that they assume that so many aspects of the team stay the same. No mention of our TE. No mention of likely improvement for our OL. If our CB are healthy our Pass Rush is going to be more lethal, even in base defense. These are big positives.
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