TALE OF THE TAPE

Vikings

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    Our Fortune-Telling Ball Predicts 2015 Vikes’ Season

    The full NFL schedules were released this week, and a lot of experts are going to have a lot of things to say about what these schedules mean for their teams. On behalf of the shall we say non-diehards, I feel like that ubiquitous prediction-telling 8 ball on my desk at work has about as good a shot at making the correct calls as the experts.

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    Worse NFC Title Game Loss: 1999 Vikings Or 2015 Packers?

    Green Bay Packers fans took quite a gut punch on Sunday, losing in heartbreaking fashion in overtime to the Seattle Seahawks 28-22 after having an early 16-0 lead. The Packers had enough chances to take control of the game and win that it was eerily familiar for Vikings fans to the 1999 NFC title game.

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    Which Team Has The Better Future: Vikings Or Gophers?

    The Minnesota Vikings and Gophers football teams are in fairly similar situations after the 2014 season and heading into the future. So which team’s future is brighter, the Vikings or Gophers?

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    Tale Of The Tape: Chicago Bears At Minnesota Vikings

    The Bears’ disastrous season comes to a conclusion at Minnesota, and it’s quite likely the Chicago organization will make significant changes in the organization shortly after this game.

  5. Tale Of The Tape: Minnesota Vikings At Miami Dolphins

    This game represents another chance for rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater to take a step forward in his development.

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    Tale Of The Tape: Minnesota Vikings At Detroit Lions

    The Vikings are not a top-level team by any stretch, but they are playing hard for rookie head coach Mike Zimmer and showing improvement.