Week 17 Vikes-Bears game thread

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Re: Week 17 Vikes-Bears game thread

Post by me4get » Sun Dec 31, 2017 1:33 pm

soflavike wrote:Who the heck is Carter #86... tight end?
off PS last week.
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Post by ThePiper » Sun Dec 31, 2017 1:33 pm

Sherels just got lit up....wow. :shock:
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Post by soflavike » Sun Dec 31, 2017 1:33 pm

PurpleMustReign wrote:Kyle Carter. He took Blake Bell's spot when he went on IR.

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Post by 808vikingsfan » Sun Dec 31, 2017 1:34 pm

dead_poet wrote:Good stuff. Punt.
Bears 0-3 on 3rd down. If the Vikings defense plays lights out today, they could be getting close to being one of those historic defenseses (Stat wise) I believe. Maybe top 5?
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Post by PurpleMustReign » Sun Dec 31, 2017 1:36 pm

808vikingsfan wrote: Bears 0-3 on 3rd down. If the Vikings defense plays lights out today, they could be getting close to being one of those historic defenseses (Stat wise) I believe. Maybe top 5?
What is the best ever 3rd down defense?

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Re: Week 17 Vikes-Bears game thread

Post by dead_poet » Sun Dec 31, 2017 1:38 pm

The great defenses of the recent past have been dominant on third downs, but not as dominating as the Vikings. The 2000 Baltimore Ravens went down as the most dominating defense of its decade and the Ravens’ third-down defense in its Super Bowl-winning season was at 34.1 percent.

The 2013 Seattle Seahawks were viewed as the most dominating defense since the 2000 Ravens and their third-down conversion rate that year was 35.2 percent. The 2015 Denver Broncos won a Super Bowl on the backs of the defense and their third-down rate was 34.4 percent.
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Post by 808vikingsfan » Sun Dec 31, 2017 1:39 pm

PurpleMustReign wrote:What is the best ever 3rd down defense?

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Not sure. 2000 Ravens was at 34.1.
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Post by dead_poet » Sun Dec 31, 2017 1:41 pm

Jeez. Is their coverage that good?
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Post by dead_poet » Sun Dec 31, 2017 1:42 pm

Keenum is holding onto the ball too long
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Post by 808vikingsfan » Sun Dec 31, 2017 1:44 pm

Keenum getting hit often
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Re: Week 17 Vikes-Bears game thread

Post by soflavike » Sun Dec 31, 2017 1:46 pm

Keep throwing at Callahan. It's like taking candy from a baby. :lol:
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Post by dead_poet » Sun Dec 31, 2017 1:46 pm

Keenum is so good at underthrowing for PI calls
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Post by dead_poet » Sun Dec 31, 2017 1:47 pm

More points.

All of the points.

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Post by soflavike » Sun Dec 31, 2017 1:48 pm

dead_poet wrote:Keenum is so good at underthrowing for PI calls
C'mon now.
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Re: Week 17 Vikes-Bears game thread

Post by 808vikingsfan » Sun Dec 31, 2017 1:48 pm

Not sure what to make of the offense so far. They're getting bailed out by penalties.
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