2016 Vikings Free Agency Thread (Discussion Thread)

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Re: 2016 Vikings Free Agency Thread (Discussion Thread)

Post by Mothman » Wed Aug 24, 2016 2:14 pm

mondry wrote:I'd probably take Ponder if I really had to choose. He's proven he can go 10-6 with Adrian Peterson and a slightly above average defense and not screw it up too bad. Add Zimmer's D and you could probably even win a playoff game against the Redskins.
... or perhaps win an extra game to go 11-5 and lose to Seattle in a playoff game without scoring a touchdown. Anything is possible! #perspective

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Re: 2016 Vikings Free Agency Thread (Discussion Thread)

Post by mondry » Wed Aug 24, 2016 2:25 pm

Mothman wrote: ... or perhaps win an extra game to go 11-5 and lose to Seattle in a playoff game without scoring a touchdown. Anything is possible! #perspective
I'm not really sure why you posted that or what you're trying to say but I guess you're right.

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Re: 2016 Vikings Free Agency Thread (Discussion Thread)

Post by Mothman » Wed Aug 24, 2016 2:29 pm

mondry wrote: I'm not really sure why you posted that or what you're trying to say but I guess you're right.
Do I really need to spell it out?

"... with Adrian Peterson and a slightly above average defense" isn't much different than what they had last year, except they got less from Peterson than in 2012 and more from a definitely above average defense.

It's the same story on repeat.

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Re: 2016 Vikings Free Agency Thread (Discussion Thread)

Post by mondry » Wed Aug 24, 2016 2:38 pm

Mothman wrote:
Do I really need to spell it out?

"... with Adrian Peterson and a slightly above average defense" isn't much different than what they had last year, except they got less from Peterson than in 2012 and more from a definitely above average defense.

It's the same story on repeat.
Then I guess you don't need to watch if you know what happens. :)

Bold prediction!! the line still sucks! haha :)

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Re: 2016 Vikings Free Agency Thread (Discussion Thread)

Post by Mothman » Wed Aug 24, 2016 2:48 pm

mondry wrote:Then I guess you don't need to watch if you know what happens. :)
Exactly. Welcome to Vikings fandom, where last year's playoff pain prepares you for future playoff pain.
Bold prediction!! the line still sucks! haha :)
That's not bold, Mondry. Predicting the line won't suck would be bold! ;)

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Re: 2016 Vikings Free Agency Thread (Discussion Thread)

Post by halfgiz » Wed Aug 24, 2016 3:45 pm

DP thought you would like this. :whistle:

Willie Beavers, who has primarily worked at OG, was working at LT today. #Vikings needed more bodies at the position with Kalil out.

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Post by dead_poet » Wed Aug 24, 2016 4:08 pm

halfgiz wrote:DP thought you would like this. :whistle:

Willie Beavers, who has primarily worked at OG, was working at LT today. #Vikings needed more bodies at the position with Kalil out.
Kalil is out again? Teddy is going to die.
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Re: 2016 Vikings Free Agency Thread (Discussion Thread)

Post by halfgiz » Wed Aug 24, 2016 6:45 pm

dead_poet wrote: Kalil is out again? Teddy is going to die.
Maybe Willie can just yell incoming to give Teddy a heads up.

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Re: 2016 Vikings Free Agency Thread (Discussion Thread)

Post by Purple Martin » Sat Aug 27, 2016 9:56 pm

Funkytown wrote: :lol:
:smilevike:

I really thought Ponder was going to make it. I was really pulling for him because he's a nice guy and that's all that matters in NFL football. But with this QBR of 5.6 last night I've had to face the reality that it probably is never going to happen for Christian.
Mothman wrote:... a good completion percentage in a performance like that is like putting lipstick on a pig.

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Re: 2016 Vikings Free Agency Thread (Discussion Thread)

Post by dead_poet » Tue Aug 30, 2016 9:10 am

One note from this morning on @gmfb: The #KCChiefs have made teams aware that QB Aaron Murray is available via trade. A low-cost option.
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Re: 2016 Vikings Free Agency Thread (Discussion Thread)

Post by jackal » Tue Aug 30, 2016 10:47 am

I honestly thought shepard might make it as a backup ...
he had good push last year as a goalline blocker and sub
late in games...
no one expects the Spanish Inquisition!

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Re: 2016 Vikings Free Agency Thread (Discussion Thread)

Post by dead_poet » Tue Aug 30, 2016 10:56 am

I'm told the #Chargers have released QB Zach Mettenberger.
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Re: 2016 Vikings Free Agency Thread (Discussion Thread)

Post by halfgiz » Tue Aug 30, 2016 11:09 am

dead_poet wrote:
I seen that. I have't really followed him this year. Would he be an improvement over what we have?
Probably another question is will we go with 3 QB's this year?

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Re: 2016 Vikings Free Agency Thread (Discussion Thread)

Post by dead_poet » Tue Aug 30, 2016 1:01 pm

halfgiz wrote: I seen that. I have't really followed him this year. Would he be an improvement over what we have?
Probably another question is will we go with 3 QB's this year?
I'll take him over Hill until Heineke is back.
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Re: 2016 Vikings Free Agency Thread (Discussion Thread)

Post by halfgiz » Tue Aug 30, 2016 1:55 pm

@ArifHasanNFL
jarius wright and john sullivan for aaron dobson imo
11:47 AM - 30 Aug 2016

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