A lot of people have been talking about Ponder only passing for 58 yards and 2 INTs yesterday. Well my response to them is if that’s all he needs to do to get the “W”, then that’s fine in my book. When you’re a 2nd year quarterback playing in your first full season as a starter and you got the best running back in the league on your team, why would you throw the ball more than you need to? Just feed the freak of nature standing behind you and let him do his thing. Ya the win yesterday was not pretty by any means but at the end of the day, good teams find a way to get the job done. These are the games that are must wins if the Vikings hope to make a push for and in the playoffs this year. There’s literally no reason that this team could not be sitting at an 8-2 record heading into Week 12 and coming off their Bye Week, where the final 6 games are against Chicago (2), Green Bay (2), St. Louis, and Houston. These next 3 games against the Bucs, Seahawks, and Lions are where this team needs to make a statement that this season thus far has not been a fluke. That they are a legitimate playoff contender to be reckoned with.
And why aren’t more people talking about AP absolutely fucking up Lenon after Ponder’s interception yesterday that should have been ruled a fumble? The ball was clearly coming out right after he hit him and AP came up with it after blowing his shit up. I want an explanation.
PS – I was at the game yesterday and is there anything more pathetic that a stadium starting “the wave” when the game is still close? As fans, you’re basically telling the players on your team that you would rather be entertained by watching people stand up and sit down than what is going on on the field. You think New England fans start “the wave” at Gillette stadium when the Patriots offense is on the field only up 21-7 in the 4th quarter? No. Cut that shit out. It’s a fucking joke. I might’ve been the only fan that refused to participate when the wave went by. Taking a stand for this state to rid ourselves of this “Minnesota nice” attitude.
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