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Week 16 Vikings @ Packers Discussion

Post by dead_poet » Tue Dec 19, 2017 4:11 pm

Rodgers on IR.

Adams may not play (concussion).
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Post by S197 » Tue Dec 19, 2017 4:18 pm

Bummer, I was looking forward to Erin getting sacked on that frozen field.

Can't look past this game though, they played the Steelers very tough with Hundley at the helm.
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Post by NCViking » Tue Dec 19, 2017 4:43 pm

Hahaha, I'm from Charlotte and all the Panthers fans are livid that he came back to play against them, but now that they are out, the Packers are throwing in the towel. It wrecks the Panthers' hopes at the #2 seed since they need us to lose one more game.
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Post by 720pete » Tue Dec 19, 2017 4:51 pm

My only concern is the weather. Case has not played in extreme cold has he? How will that affect this team?
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Post by J. Kapp 11 » Tue Dec 19, 2017 5:26 pm

NCViking wrote:Hahaha, I'm from Charlotte and all the Panthers fans are livid that he came back to play against them, but now that they are out, the Packers are throwing in the towel. It wrecks the Panthers' hopes at the #2 seed since they need us to lose one more game.
Panthers fans had better worry about the Bucs and Falcons instead of moaning about the Vikings.

And besides, we'd have beaten Erin Rodgers like a rented mule anyway.
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Post by J. Kapp 11 » Tue Dec 19, 2017 5:41 pm

720pete wrote:My only concern is the weather. Case has not played in extreme cold has he? How will that affect this team?
Mr. Research at your service.

Checking Keenum's career gamelogs against Weather Underground's data on the dates played, Keenum has appeared in only two NFL games where the temperature was 40 degrees or colder.

12-27-15 at Seattle. Temperature 40. Rams beat Seattle, 23-17. Keenum was 14-of-23 for 103 and 1 TD, no picks. Passer rating of 86.0.
12-15-16 at Seattle. Temperature 35. Rams lost to Seattle, 24-3. Keenum played in mop-up duty, going 5-of-9 for 32 yards. Passer rating of 63.2.

That being said, he's a competitive sucker. I think he's going to love the cold.
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Post by JacobC » Tue Dec 19, 2017 6:16 pm

This is a must win game. I would love for us to be the number one seed in the NFC! We are just about unbeatable at home! Rather play inside too where it’s warm! Let us see how we play in the cold weather Saturday night.
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Post by Cliff » Tue Dec 19, 2017 6:22 pm

J. Kapp 11 wrote: Mr. Research at your service.

Checking Keenum's career gamelogs against Weather Underground's data on the dates played, Keenum has appeared in only two NFL games where the temperature was 40 degrees or colder.

12-27-15 at Seattle. Temperature 40. Rams beat Seattle, 23-17. Keenum was 14-of-23 for 103 and 1 TD, no picks. Passer rating of 86.0.
12-15-16 at Seattle. Temperature 35. Rams lost to Seattle, 24-3. Keenum played in mop-up duty, going 5-of-9 for 32 yards. Passer rating of 63.2.

That being said, he's a competitive sucker. I think he's going to love the cold.
I just don't think we can judge what Case might do based on any past performance. He's just not that guy anymore - at least in this offense or whatever your theory as to why may be. What does Case look like in the cold? Pfft - who knows? Many of us are just now coming to terms with what he looks like in normal game situations.
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Post by J. Kapp 11 » Tue Dec 19, 2017 7:17 pm

Cliff wrote: I just don't think we can judge what Case might do based on any past performance. He's just not that guy anymore - at least in this offense or whatever your theory as to why may be. What does Case look like in the cold? Pfft - who knows? Many of us are just now coming to terms with what he looks like in normal game situations.
Totally agree.

I just like to nerd out. I mean, you have to be impressed at THAT research.
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Post by jackal » Tue Dec 19, 2017 7:18 pm

Yeah based on his Rams Jeff Fisher era time
he was paid two million which a bottom feeder
wage, even for a bench warmer back up vet.

The guy has played as well QBs getting ten times
his wage, shoot better than most QBs getting
twenty million a year.

We should at worst franchise him ...
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Post by 808vikingsfan » Tue Dec 19, 2017 8:12 pm

Field temp forecast for Saturday, - 1 degrees, winds 10-15mph
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Post by PacificNorseWest » Tue Dec 19, 2017 8:16 pm

I don't think the weather is a factor for this Vikings team. Most were around two seasons ago having to play at TCF. That wind isn't so bad, but it's something. Vikings should win handedly, even if the score doesn't show it -- similar to the ATL game.
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Post by PurpleKoolaid » Tue Dec 19, 2017 8:49 pm

808vikingsfan wrote:Field temp forecast for Saturday, - 1 degrees, winds 10-15mph
Thats going to be so cold, with the wind. Even 10-15 mph will seem much worse. I hate Lamdo in the winter, even with Hudley playing, this game may be close.
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Post by John_Viveiros » Tue Dec 19, 2017 10:30 pm

Where do you get the single digit temps? My weather sites all show temps around 20 at game time. I don't think we'll be hurt by that, especially since most of these guys played in colder temps at the U of M field.
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Post by 808vikingsfan » Tue Dec 19, 2017 11:08 pm

John_Viveiros wrote:Where do you get the single digit temps? My weather sites all show temps around 20 at game time. I don't think we'll be hurt by that, especially since most of these guys played in colder temps at the U of M field.
It's a field temp I believe. Got it from this tweet
https://twitter.com/JReidDraftScout/sta ... 8876345344
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