Posted: Sunday, November 21, 2010
As a Packers fan I have little love for Minnesota, but even I feel a little bad for the Vikings as I watch Green Bay take Aaron Rodgers out in the 4th quarter. What a difference a year makes. Last year, Favre and the Vikes could not be stopped. This year they're a mess.
What does it say when thousands of fans are chanting "Fire Childress"...at a home game? This comes a week after several Minnesota players anonymously ripped their head coach to shreds in the media. After Brett Favre threw the pick, you could see him arguing with Darrell Bevell on the sidelines which was not a good sign. Reading lips we could see Favre saying "not now". Later we got to see defensive end Ray Edwards and cornerback Chris Cook arguing on the sidelines with some choice words for each other. To add insult to injury, Kevin Williams had a misprint on his jersey. Seriously, how hard is it to double check the spelling of "Williams"?
The only real bright spot remaining in Minnesota is All-Pro RB Adrian Peterson. While I wasn't impressed with his production today, I laughed my butt off at his NFL/Verizon commercial. The fantasy fan's girlfriend takes a dip in the pool while he watches the Vikings/Packers game on his phone. When the girlfriend comes out of the pool as Adrian Peterson, she says "You're picturing me as Adrian Peterson again, aren't you?" He replies coyly "You're silly Adrian Peterson."
For the Vikings, they may as well get into commercials because it appears that their season is finished.
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