Monthly Archives: October 2010

Week 8 – Preview: Vikings at Patriots

Four Downs of Doom and Domination 1st Down: QB Play.  Whether the name on the back of the jersey reads “Favre” or “Jackson,” a quarterback who takes what is given and protects the ball will be step one in winning … Continue reading

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Wk 7 – MN at GB: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Tonight the Minnesota Vikings fell to the Green Bay Packers in Brett Favre’s second return to Lambeau Field.  For the fourth time this season, the Vikings had a chance to tie or win the ballgame in the final minutes and … Continue reading

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NFL Power Rankings – Week 7

1. Pittsburgh Steelers (LW: 2) (4-1):  Big Ben looked good in his first game back.  If he can keep crazy plays to a minimum and keep hooking up with Mike Wallace, the Steelers look poised to make another run at … Continue reading

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NFL Power Rankings – Week 6

1. Baltimore Ravens (Last Week: 1) (4-1): Nothing changed. Defense and running game still elite. Flacco is good, but too many turnovers (and that’s not apple turnovers). 2. Pittsburgh Steelers (LW: 2) (3-1): Big Ben set to return. Tomlin should stick to … Continue reading

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Wk 5 – MN at NYJ: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Tonight the Minnesota Vikings dropped to 1-3 with a close loss to the New York Jets.  The Vikings had a drive to win the game, but through an interception making the final score 29-20. The Good: I can think of … Continue reading

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Week 5 – Preview: Vikings at Jets

1st Down: Let’s get through the ugly stuff right away.  I am not a legal expert, nor do I understand Roger Goodell’s punishment chart, but Brett Favre appears to have done something wrong.  To what extent, we will soon find … Continue reading

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Game 3 ALDS – Twins v. Yankees

Okay, so in all honesty I was on a double date and missed two-thirds of the game.  Kind of happy I did. I’m a die hard anything Minnesota sports fan, but I just did not want to see the gruesome … Continue reading

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Game 2 ALDS – Twins v. Yankees

For the 5th straight playoff game, all coming against the Yankees, the Twins scored first.  And for the 11th straight playoff game the Twins lost. Danny Valencia hit a sacrifice fly to right field to drive in Delmon Young.  The … Continue reading

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Game 1 ALDS – Twins v. Yankees

As you all may know, the Minnesota Twins are down one game to none in their best of five series against the Damn Yankees. When you lose a game in such a short series, you have to realize there was … Continue reading

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NFL Power Rankings – Week 4

The following is my week 4 NFL Power Rankings.  I had a compelling paragraph about all teams, but when I pushed the ‘save’ button it deleted everything.  Thus, fighting my anger, I give you simply the rankings.  I couldn’t muster … Continue reading

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