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2020 regular season 

Post#1 » by hermes » Sat Sep 12, 2020 6:42 pm

alright, its finally here. hopefully things go as smoothly as possible and they can play the whole thing

Sunday, Sep. 13, 1:00pm ET
Green Bay Packers
FOX

Sunday, Sep. 20, 1:00pm ET
at Indianapolis Colts
FOX

Sunday, Sep. 27, 1:00pm ET
Tennessee Titans
CBS

Sunday, Oct. 4, 1:00pm ET
at Houston Texans
FOX

Sunday, Oct. 11, 8:20pm ET
at Seattle Seahawks
NBC

Sunday, Oct. 18, 1:00pm ET
Atlanta Falcons
FOX

Sunday, Oct. 25
BYE

Sunday, Nov. 1, 1:00pm ET
at Green Bay Packers
FOX

Sunday, Nov. 8, 1:00pm ET
Detroit Lions
CBS

Monday, Nov. 16, 8:15pm ET
at Chicago Bears
ESPN

Sunday, Nov. 22, 4:25pm ET
Dallas Cowboys
FOX

Sunday, Nov. 29, 1:00pm ET
Carolina Panthers
FOX

Sunday, Dec. 6, 1:00pm ET
Jacksonville Jaguars
CBS

Sunday, Dec. 13, 1:00pm ET
at Tampa Bay Buccaneers
FOX

Sunday, Dec. 20, 1:00pm ET
Chicago Bears
FOX

Friday, Dec. 25, 4:30pm ET
at New Orleans Saints
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Sunday, Jan. 3, 1:00pm ET
at Detroit Lions
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Re: 2020 regular season 

Post#2 » by hermes » Sun Sep 13, 2020 5:59 pm

defense is going to be doing a lot of bending but not (hopefully) breaking this year it seems
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Re: 2020 regular season 

Post#3 » by hermes » Sun Sep 13, 2020 6:04 pm

still can't pass block it seems, can't have cousins sit back there because there will be no time
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Post#4 » by hermes » Sun Sep 13, 2020 6:38 pm

well the half started out alright but then we fell apart. offense didn't do anything outside of the first drive and the last hurrah

offense will need to stay on the field more in the second half to give the defense a break. they were doing well but a couple of great rodgers throws were the difference
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Post#5 » by hermes » Sun Sep 13, 2020 7:24 pm

come on offense!
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Post#6 » by hermes » Sun Sep 13, 2020 8:03 pm

its not all because hunter is out, but the defense does not look good

too many lost pieces? they need to come together quick otherwise this could be a long year
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Re: 2020 regular season 

Post#7 » by Jedzz » Sun Sep 13, 2020 9:59 pm

hermes wrote:its not all because hunter is out, but the defense does not look good

too many lost pieces? they need to come together quick otherwise this could be a long year

Sort of unusual for the defense to start season slow.

They really needed to retire the GM/HC and move on and they just couldn't do it. He hasn't shown an ability to stop the unraveling of this defense for years now. Still hasn't a clue what offense is either. Now not enough receiver power or line protection in a wannabe running systm. Recipe for a long season. Sorry guys I think it's going to be one of those now typical loser seasons that come every year after a playoff toe is dipped, and especially after each extension for the Hc and Rick.

12 Wild card followed by 2 bust years 13,14
15 Wild card followed by bust year 16
17 Divisional round followed by bust year 18
19 Wild card followed by ....................take a guess for 20

These patterns are like cut in stone. Just like the one that has them drafting a bust Wr in first rounds after trading a good WR away. Break the pattern Jefferson.
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Re: 2020 regular season 

Post#8 » by Duke4life831 » Mon Sep 14, 2020 4:36 pm

Not going to lie, Im just counting down to the end of the Zimmer era. This team needs a shake up in the worst way. If there was going to be a season we did anything, it was going to be 2017. That was the peak of our defense and Case was playing fantastic with a great group of weapons.

Ive already come to accept with Zimmer as the coach, we are just the NFC version of the Marvin Lewis Bengals. Consistent teams, with a year every once in awhile tossed in there where we look like we might be knocking on the door of a top tier team, but never getting there. Just most seasons expecting to win somewhere between 8-10 games but never being an actual threat.
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Re: 2020 regular season 

Post#9 » by Worm Guts » Mon Sep 14, 2020 6:17 pm

I think it's against the rules to compare a coach to Marvin Lewis after they've won a playoff game.
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Re: 2020 regular season 

Post#10 » by hermes » Fri Sep 18, 2020 5:28 pm

elflein is on ir now, thumb injury
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Re: 2020 regular season 

Post#11 » by Jedzz » Sat Sep 19, 2020 7:13 pm

hermes wrote:elflein is on ir now, thumb injury


Holy hell. THis is like history repeating. If Elfein would have remained a starting center this would be just like was it 2008 or 2009 when Birk quit the season on IR for a bent finger?

White tape has been missing since the 2007 season.

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Re: 2020 regular season 

Post#12 » by hermes » Sun Sep 20, 2020 1:09 pm

dantzler is out today, hopefully the offense can stay on the field to give the defense a break

and hopefully the colts aren't as good as the packers
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Re: 2020 regular season 

Post#13 » by hermes » Sun Sep 20, 2020 6:32 pm

well that was a rough half

defense is still bending and breaking (a little better than last week), but the offense is a mess and can't get into any kind of rhythm and its mistakes are putting the defense in bad spots

the team just doesn't look sharp at all
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Re: 2020 regular season 

Post#14 » by Duke4life831 » Sun Sep 20, 2020 6:48 pm

Offense looks unbelievably bad and it's clear the best days of this defense is in the past.

Looking at the schedule, it looks like it can be an extremely rough start to this season. Wouldn't be shocked if by week 7 I'm cheering for that #1 pick.
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Re: 2020 regular season 

Post#15 » by Worm Guts » Sun Sep 20, 2020 7:28 pm

Based on this game, it’s hard to see the Vikings winning more than a couple games this season.
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Re: 2020 regular season 

Post#16 » by hermes » Sun Sep 20, 2020 9:57 pm

i don't know if the defense is terrible but with that many moving parts in the offseason there was bound to be some growing pains, along with all the bad positions the offense puts it in

the offense is just a mess though. kirk isn't sharp, he only has one wr, the line isn't good so he has no time to throw and dalvin doesn't have much room to run. its so out of sync they can't stay on the field for very long to get into any kind of groove
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Re: 2020 regular season 

Post#17 » by Jedzz » Mon Sep 21, 2020 12:19 am

Diggs today for Buffalo. 8 catches, 153 yards, 1 Teeeder

All that money Vikings owner wastes on Rick and Zimmer. What a waste. These decisions they've made. I don't know why they are allowed to.

They've joined the Trevor race.
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Re: 2020 regular season 

Post#18 » by Duke4life831 » Mon Sep 21, 2020 8:29 pm

Barr is done for the season. It wont be long till Im all in on the Tanking for Trevor bandwagon.

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We could easily be 0-6 going into our bye week.
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Re: 2020 regular season 

Post#19 » by hermes » Mon Sep 21, 2020 10:02 pm

time to start drawing up a lot of plays for justin jefferson and irv smith so we can figure out what we have in them
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Re: 2020 regular season 

Post#20 » by hermes » Yesterday 8:16 pm

we finally looked like a real team out there but we fell apart. last possession was hideous, no protection at all

got the running game going, cook looked great. justin jefferson broke out, he looked great out there too. even had a rudolph sighting. with the offense doing something there was less pressure on the defense and they looked better but still some issues

could have had this one but didn't hold on

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