Who would you rather play in the playoffs, NO or CAR?

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Who would you rather the Vikings play against?

New Orleans
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Carolina
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59%
It's a wash/doesn't matter
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Who would you rather play in the playoffs, NO or CAR?

Post by 720pete » Mon Jan 01, 2018 6:00 pm

We will be playing the winner of that game.
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Re: Who would you rather play in the playoffs, NO or CAR?

Post by S197 » Mon Jan 01, 2018 6:10 pm

We play the rams if they win.
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Re: Who would you rather play in the playoffs, NO or CAR?

Post by Maelstrom88 » Mon Jan 01, 2018 6:14 pm

Tough choice between those two. I guess I'll say carolina even though we lost to them and beat the saints. I feel Cam Newton is easier to stop due to inaccuracy. I think anyone they face us going to be tough though.
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Re: Who would you rather play in the playoffs, NO or CAR?

Post by WadeWilson » Mon Jan 01, 2018 7:40 pm

Would rather face a team we haven’t already beaten. Carolina


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Re: Who would you rather play in the playoffs, NO or CAR?

Post by jackal » Mon Jan 01, 2018 7:52 pm

I choose Carolina because I want our defense
to smash Cam... he annoys me ... A lot
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Post by PurpleKoolaid » Mon Jan 01, 2018 9:20 pm

jackal wrote:I choose Carolina because I want our defense
to smash Cam... he annoys me ... A lot
I'm not a big Cam fan either. He was so cocky before he was even drafted and has just gotten worse.
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Re: Who would you rather play in the playoffs, NO or CAR?

Post by J. Kapp 11 » Mon Jan 01, 2018 11:12 pm

This is easy. Carolina.

The Panthers gained 121 of their 345 total yards on two rushing plays. Those two plays produced 14 points out of 31. My money is on them not doing that again.

Plus, Cam had his usual terrible game as a passer, generating a whopping 134 yards and a 64 passer rating. Let's see him do better at USB.

New Orleans can run the ball, and they have Brees. Plus, Kamara is more dangerous than anybody Carolina has, including Cam. To me, the Saints are a bigger threat.
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Post by 808vikingsfan » Mon Jan 01, 2018 11:33 pm

I think the Panthers are the easier team to game plan against but I would rather beat and pummel Brees and the Saints.
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Re: Who would you rather play in the playoffs, NO or CAR?

Post by PacificNorseWest » Mon Jan 01, 2018 11:43 pm

Carolina. The Vikings lost to them, but it was close and they could have won that game despite a multitude of mistakes. The Vikings typically play Carolina very well in the Zimmer era and I think next time they get to Cam.

New Orleans, while I think Minnesota should still be able to handle them, they are a slightly different and better team than they were week 1. Harder to game plan for with how they use Kamara now. Similar to McCaffery for Carolina except Kamara is much better and presents a mismatch.
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Re: Who would you rather play in the playoffs, NO or CAR?

Post by Raptorman » Tue Jan 02, 2018 4:58 pm

Personally, I'd rather play the Browns. :D
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Re: Who would you rather play in the playoffs, NO or CAR?

Post by akvikingsfan » Tue Jan 02, 2018 8:26 pm

I want to see the Vikings play the Panthers simple because of my dislike of Newton. I want the team to get revenge for the loss earlier this season. And I want to watch Cam be a little pouty baby. Beyond that, I don't care who the Vikings play. I see them getting a win in the division round almost guaranteed.
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Re: Who would you rather play in the playoffs, NO or CAR?

Post by 808vikingsfan » Tue Jan 02, 2018 9:41 pm

akvikingsfan wrote:I want to see the Vikings play the Panthers simple because of my dislike of Newton. I want the team to get revenge for the loss earlier this season. And I want to watch Cam be a little pouty baby. Beyond that, I don't care who the Vikings play. I see them getting a win in the division round almost guaranteed.
Can't compare (IMO) to the dislike of the Saints Org. Payton getting suspended, Brees the cry baby, Greg Williams.

So easy to dislike Payton.
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Post by J. Kapp 11 » Tue Jan 02, 2018 11:58 pm

808vikingsfan wrote: Can't compare (IMO) to the dislike of the Saints Org. Payton getting suspended, Brees the cry baby, Greg Williams.

So easy to dislike Payton.
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Plus, this has to be one of the coolest things this year.
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I'm no Saints fan, that's for sure. Gregg Williams should have gotten a lifetime ban for his role in Bountygate.

But I have to disagree about Drew Brees. There isn't a more solid guy in the NFL. It did my heart good to watch us beat them in Week 1, mainly because Brees usually carves us up like Thanksgiving turkey. Lotta respect for him. But not the organization. Not after what they did.
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Re: Who would you rather play in the playoffs, NO or CAR?

Post by Laserman » Wed Jan 03, 2018 9:49 am

rams, let the saints and cam newton beat each other up before we play one of those teams
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Re: Who would you rather play in the playoffs, NO or CAR?

Post by mansquatch » Wed Jan 03, 2018 10:32 am

I think we are most likely to face the Rams in two weeks. They should dispatch the Falcons in a shootout win out in LA.

The Panther / Saints game should be won by the home team, but IMO, the Saints drew the toughest match up of their divisional rivals in that Davis and Kuechly have the juice to shut down the passing game to their two dynamic backs. The Saints should win this game, but I suspect it'll be a brawl. I'm looking forward to watching it.

My hope is the Panthers dispatch the Saints and then go to Philly and do the same to the Eagles. However, I think the most likely outcome is we play the Rams and again remind the national media that we are the best team in the NFC followed by a rematch of the 2009 NFCCG at home vs. the Saints. Time for the some payback.

I think the Saints are the most dangerous of the other NFC teams in the playoffs, but I think we should recall that it wasn't that long ago that our defense went down to Atlanta and shut down another dynamic passing game that features a lot of play to dynamic running backs out of the backfield. We've got what it takes to win against a team like that and NO does not have WR like Jones/Sanu.
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