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Post by purplehaze » Mon Oct 31, 2016 10:22 pm

Sucks. That is all.
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Post by Norv Zimmer » Mon Oct 31, 2016 10:28 pm

Terrible. Norv and Sparano should be ashamed of themselves. What a garbage game, nobody blocked the whole game. Defense couldn't defend the running backs both in the run game and screens killed us. Can't put much on the defense when they are on the field all game due to the offense not being able to pick up a damn first down.
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Post by soflavike » Mon Oct 31, 2016 10:39 pm

Sparano should be fired. That's the worst excuse for an NFL offensive line I've ever seen.
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Post by Just Me » Tue Nov 01, 2016 5:41 am

soflavike wrote:Sparano should be fired. That's the worst excuse for an NFL offensive line I've ever seen.
Jeff Davidson is smiling...
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Post by halfgiz » Tue Nov 01, 2016 7:13 am

The thing that really burnt me was, even down 20-3 against a bad football team, there was no sense of urgency from Turner as the Vikings essentially waived the white flag by continuing to huddle and eating up clock. :steamed:
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Post by autobon7 » Tue Nov 01, 2016 7:46 am

halfgiz wrote:The thing that really burnt me was, even down 20-3 against a bad football team, there was no sense of urgency from Turner as the Vikings essentially waived the white flag by continuing to huddle and eating up clock. :steamed:
This......times 1000......I was fuming. Absolutely no excuse...zero......for such a pathetic display. Even the week before (against Philly) the announcers were commenting about why they were throwing for 3 yard passes when we were behind late in the game. Very irritating.......Norv needs to go and a shift in the offensive philosophy needs to happen asap.
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Post by Mothman » Tue Nov 01, 2016 8:09 am

Norv Zimmer wrote:Terrible. Norv and Sparano should be ashamed of themselves.
soflavike wrote:Sparano should be fired.
halfgiz wrote:The thing that really burnt me was, even down 20-3 against a bad football team, there was no sense of urgency from Turner as the Vikings essentially waived the white flag by continuing to huddle and eating up clock. :steamed:

I'm seeing lots of anger toward Sparano and Turner but the problem doesn't start with them. It starts with Zimmer and Spielman. Jeff Davidson's contract wasn't renewed because, as Zimmer tersely explained, he "didn't want to" renew it and Sparano's line has looked like a downgrade from the start. It's Spielman who has allowed the OL to fall into a shambles and as the head coach and a primary decision maker, Zimmer's complicit in the offensive problems.

Under Zimmer, the Vikings have exchanged one set of issues for another. The Vikings have gone from stinking on defense to stinking on offense. Once again, they have a very unbalanced team, which has basically been the team's story for most of the past 30 years.
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Post by chicagopurple » Tue Nov 01, 2016 9:13 am

you folks are delusional....
No Coach can take a non-NFL quality player and teach him a few tricks to make him talented. NOrv/Zim/Soprano have been handed a big mound of marshmallows and were told to make a OL out of it. It just isn't going to happen. Belichek could do crap with the obscene excuse for an OL we have. The QB is getting 1 second of drop back time before the entire Defense is in the back field. the OL is so bad they cant even run a straight ahead run play blocking scheme. Do you really think that Norv just needs to create more trick plays, then we will do better? These guys would trip over themselves trying anything creative. The coaches didn't ask for these abominable players, Spielman created this impossible situation. Its is pure fantasy to think the answer here is a coaching change. Wake up.....
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Post by halfgiz » Tue Nov 01, 2016 9:39 am

Vikings offense: Last 20 possessions, stretching over 3 games: 1 touchdown.
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Re: Norvanilla

Post by Norv Zimmer » Tue Nov 01, 2016 11:10 am

When can AP come back? This offense really needs him, anyone who says differently IMO is flat wrong.
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Post by purplehaze » Tue Nov 01, 2016 4:09 pm

AP carried the ball for 31 times for 50 yards before he got hurt. 1.6 average. Not sure he would be much help. Norvanilla keeps running up the middle its all he's got.
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Post by Cliff » Tue Nov 01, 2016 4:14 pm

purplehaze wrote:AP carried the ball for 31 times for 50 yards before he got hurt. 1.6 average. Not sure he would be much help. Norvanilla keeps running up the middle its all he's got.
At least they gain 2-3 yards running up the gut. Most of the other plays are incompletes, strip sacks, sacks, and "fancy runs" for losses.
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Post by Mothman » Tue Nov 01, 2016 4:42 pm

Cliff wrote: At least they gain 2-3 yards running up the gut. Most of the other plays are incompletes, strip sacks, sacks, and "fancy runs" for losses.

Oooh... fancy runs!

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Post by chicagopurple » Tue Nov 01, 2016 5:54 pm

OH, in case you forget, AP is mentally incapable of pass blocking ....so, he would be coming out on every pass play and thereby advertising every passing down we have.....when he IS in the entire D knows its a run and will decimate our Girl Scouts on the OL......
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Re: Norvanilla

Post by Mothman » Tue Nov 01, 2016 6:35 pm

chicagopurple wrote:OH, in case you forget, AP is mentally incapable of pass blocking ....so, he would be coming out on every pass play and thereby advertising every passing down we have.....when he IS in the entire D knows its a run and will decimate our Girl Scouts on the OL......
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