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Re: 2018 Minnesota Vikings failed season.

Post by PurpleMustReign » Sun Jan 06, 2019 3:39 pm

PurpleKoolaid wrote:
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Mothman wrote:
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Ben Goessling has written a new article for the Star Tribune in which he notes that some key Vikings players are hitting their 30s (or turning 29) this year and suggests the team needs to strike now to win it all:



This part stood out to me:

This doesnt say a lot about Zimmer's defense does it. Nor does his record in Cinci. The Vikings are full of men that just cant get the job done when it counts, or against tough teams.
Honestly, I think the talent is there. They just need a fire lit. I don't think Zimmer is the guy to do it but we'll see.
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Re: 2018 Minnesota Vikings failed season.

Post by FullWood » Sat Jan 12, 2019 9:18 am

I still can't figure out either what happened to make this team play so poorly. Specifically the offense. I thought we were a lock to be in the playoffs.
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Re: 2018 Minnesota Vikings failed season.

Post by The negotiator » Sat Jan 12, 2019 10:35 am

V Vette wrote:
Wed Jan 02, 2019 2:05 pm
Lets simplify this; Vikes only needed to spend 84 million on an offensive line (we could of had 2 starting O.L. for that price)...Thats it. Who ever wanted Cousins should be fired... Cousins is a back up QB at best... Now we will go backwards for 2 more years!
I think I’ll take Shanahans and McVey’s assessment of Cousins, that he has the talent and IQ to take a team to a Super Bowl. Get him an offensive line, a balanced running attack, some creative play calling and we will have a basis for making an informed decision on him. I’ve watched him play every game from his junior year at MSU through this year. Does he have shortcomings? Sure, I wish he was more mobile, but he’s not. Some of the great qb’s are not. But he, according to Kyle and Mike Shanahan, and Sean McVey have said several times that he has a very high football IQ, and I know from watching his games he is smart and tough as they come. With a tight time window to win it all, the right moves have to be made this off season in the draft and FA. I sure hope Stefanski is the right guy. His initial presser was not inspiring. Time will be the judge.
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Re: 2018 Minnesota Vikings failed season.

Post by PurpleMustReign » Sat Jan 12, 2019 11:05 am

The negotiator wrote:
Sat Jan 12, 2019 10:35 am
V Vette wrote:
Wed Jan 02, 2019 2:05 pm
Lets simplify this; Vikes only needed to spend 84 million on an offensive line (we could of had 2 starting O.L. for that price)...Thats it. Who ever wanted Cousins should be fired... Cousins is a back up QB at best... Now we will go backwards for 2 more years!
I think I’ll take Shanahans and McVey’s assessment of Cousins, that he has the talent and IQ to take a team to a Super Bowl. Get him an offensive line, a balanced running attack, some creative play calling and we will have a basis for making an informed decision on him. I’ve watched him play every game from his junior year at MSU through this year. Does he have shortcomings? Sure, I wish he was more mobile, but he’s not. Some of the great qb’s are not. But he, according to Kyle and Mike Shanahan, and Sean McVey have said several times that he has a very high football IQ, and I know from watching his games he is smart and tough as they come. With a tight time window to win it all, the right moves have to be made this off season in the draft and FA. I sure hope Stefanski is the right guy. His initial presser was not inspiring. Time will be the judge.
Didn't people say similar stuff about Ponder?
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Re: 2018 Minnesota Vikings failed season.

Post by Mothman » Sun Jan 13, 2019 11:03 am

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The board rules clearly state "Disagree and respond to the post, do not attack the poster". That's not just a rule to carefully try to tiptoe around, it's a good guideline for how to post constructively. Please think about that when posting.

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Re: 2018 Minnesota Vikings failed season.

Post by PsyDanny » Sun Jan 13, 2019 4:03 pm

Mothman wrote:
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The board rules clearly state "Disagree and respond to the post, do not attack the poster". That's not just a rule to carefully try to tiptoe around, it's a good guideline for how to post constructively. Please think about that when posting.

Thank you.

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Kind of a good rule for life, me thinks.
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Re: 2018 Minnesota Vikings failed season.

Post by VikingLord » Mon Jan 14, 2019 12:57 pm

Mothman wrote:
Sun Jan 13, 2019 11:03 am
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The board rules clearly state "Disagree and respond to the post, do not attack the poster". That's not just a rule to carefully try to tiptoe around, it's a good guideline for how to post constructively. Please think about that when posting.

Thank you.

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I remember the USENET days, and to see this board resemble anything like that would be a real shame indeed. Thanks for your efforts to keep things in line here.
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Re: 2018 Minnesota Vikings failed season.

Post by Mothman » Mon Jan 14, 2019 2:01 pm

VikingLord wrote:
Mon Jan 14, 2019 12:57 pm
I remember the USENET days, and to see this board resemble anything like that would be a real shame indeed. Thanks for your efforts to keep things in line here.
We definitely wouldn't want to see this board degenerate into the mess that usenet group became.
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Re: 2018 Minnesota Vikings failed season.

Post by Cliff » Mon Jan 14, 2019 4:29 pm

Back on the theme of "The Vikings Failed Season".
“Quite honestly, the death of Tony Sparano really kind of threw things into a little bit of a downward spiral, only because the fact that this guy was type-A personality,” Zimmer said. “He was very innovative in the running game, had a strong voice in that room and had a strong voice with me. Yes, I do feel like we lost a little bit of our identity. We are going to get that back.”
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