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#1 nicksaviking

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Posted 12 September 2018 - 12:49 PM

So not only is Rodgers injured and questionable to play but Davante Adams also isn't practicing.

 

Ok, call me a masochist, but I'm pretty confident in the Vikings being a better team than Green Bay, even on the road. I kind of want them to be full health so the Vikings can beat the tar out of them without their fans complaining that it was only due to injuries, like last year.

 

 

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#2 Mike Sixel

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Posted 12 September 2018 - 02:06 PM

I'll be there. I am only mildly optimistic..... But it is a great place to watch football.

I remain hopeful on Buxton and Sano.....but I'd not bet the franchise on them.


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Posted 12 September 2018 - 02:22 PM

Adams out?That would be huge.  

 

24-20 Vikes


#4 Mr. Brooks

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Posted 12 September 2018 - 03:37 PM

If Rodgers plays the whole game, it'll be close, despite the Vikings being far more talented top to bottom. That's just the reality of an elite QB.

If Rodgers is out, it should be a blowout.

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Posted 14 September 2018 - 02:22 PM

Rodgers in - Vikes win 27 - 23

Rodgers out - Vikes win 34 - 10

Edited by SF Twins Fan, 14 September 2018 - 02:28 PM.


#6 TheLeviathan

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Posted 14 September 2018 - 03:10 PM

Elflein might be playing guard when he comes back according to the Strib.Anything to get Compton out of the lineup!

 

The Packers have some good interior linemen.


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Posted 16 September 2018 - 09:01 AM



Someone remind Rodgers it's week 2. Why play and risk further injury now?

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Posted 16 September 2018 - 09:03 AM

Time for Big Rich in the middle to collapse some pockets.  

 

I don't necessarily want him hurt, but I do want the Packers to pay for this kind of arrogance.(That and their terrible roster construction based on "get lucky with a QB every couple decades)

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Posted 16 September 2018 - 10:05 AM

Rodgers was fighting with Alex Smith for #1 overall, then 23 teams, including the Vikings, inexplicably decided he wasn't worth a shot in the first round. GB grabbed him at 24 and stashed him for 3 years while everybody watched Favre pussyfoot around with retirement. That's talent recognition and acquisition, not luck. 

 

The Vikings have a better roster top to bottom, and it's almost entirely because their last few drafts have turned out extremely well while TT completely botched the DB situation and held strong to his belief that he could find LB and DE help in middle to late rounds. It turns out he couldn't, and GBs defense has suffered for it. Again, it's talent recognition (or lack thereof in GB) and acquisition. 

 

Players playing hurt, especially in important games, isn't unique to GB. I'm not sure what's arrogant about that. 


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Posted 16 September 2018 - 11:40 AM

Apparently, the Packers OL is going to be allowed to hold all day. This will be irritating.  

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#11 TheLeviathan

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Posted 16 September 2018 - 11:46 AM

Defense needs to start playing to it's pedigree.To many easy runs and yardage gains being allowed by the best in the NFL.  

 

Offense looked good on the second drive.Nice to see Treadwell flash.

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Posted 16 September 2018 - 12:33 PM

Defensive line definitely needs to step it up. You can't give Rodgers 5 + seconds every time he drops back.


#13 Vanimal46

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Posted 16 September 2018 - 01:06 PM

Treadwell caught his first TD of his career and most likely his last TD of his Vikings career today. Brutal drop on 3rd down.

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Posted 16 September 2018 - 01:42 PM

Keenum never makes that throw.Beautiful.  

 

Time for the D.

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Posted 16 September 2018 - 01:46 PM

Defense needs to make some plays at the end of this game.
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Posted 16 September 2018 - 01:52 PM

Well... 2 minutes, 2 timeouts to score a touchdown. Let's see them pull it out.
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Posted 16 September 2018 - 01:54 PM

Brutal brutal brutal. Treadwell needs to be cut now.
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Posted 16 September 2018 - 01:57 PM

Treadwell's days in the nfl are over. Why does spealman have such a hard time identifying talent at receiver? Bust after bust. Diggs is awesome, Theilen was a lucky get. Otherwise, flop after flop.
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#19 TheLeviathan

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Posted 16 September 2018 - 02:12 PM

I love Cousins.Holy crap what a couple throws and what a drive.

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#20 Badsmerf

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Posted 16 September 2018 - 02:13 PM

I'm not sure what is better, that drive, or the route run by diggs for the 2 point conversion.
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