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2012 NFL Week Four Preivew – Minnesota at Detroit

Last week the Minnesota Vikings came out with an aggressive game plan at home vs the Niners, and it paid off as they got to 2-1 on the year with a rather dominating 24-13 win. This week they try to push their mark to 3-1 as they head to Detroit, where the Lions need a […]

Grading the Lions and the NFC North in Free Agency

Playoff Bound Vikings? Chicago Bears Unsigned players: S Josh Bullocks (UFA), QB Todd Collins (UFA), OLB Pisa Tinoisamoa (UFA), MLB Rod Wilson (UFA), RB Garrett Wolfe (UFA). Key arrivals: Ex-Seahawks UFA C Chris Spencer, July 31 (two years); Ex-Texans DT Amobi Okoye, July 30 (one year); Ex-Cowboys RB Marion Barber, July 30; Ex-Jet DL Vernon […]

Why Can’t an Improved D-Line Improve the Whole Defense?

As expected, there is a lot of buzz surrounding the Lions revamped defensive line after two strong performances in the preseason.  The line has generated pressure against the pass and gotten penetration against the run.  On the flip side, it was against two of the worst offensive lines in the league, but they were still […]

When it Comes to Favre, Don’t Believe a Word

As all forms of media are more than amply covering, Brett Favre has “decided” to report to the Vikings and play in 2010.  As a non-Packer fan living in Wisconsin for my whole life, I have had an up close and personal view of Brett Favre without the Packer fan bias.  I will share with […]

Effort Not Enough as Lions Lose to Vikings 20-16

It looked as if the Lions had a chance to win their first game of the season, but in the end it was the Vikings who came up with the key plays down the stretch. The Lions are so bad that even when they forced two turnovers, and Adrian Peterson has ball security issues, they […]

Week 6 Preview: Lions Travel to Minnesota

Coming off a whirlwind win over the Saints on Monday night, the Minnesota Vikings are back at home Sunday as they play host to the awful 0-4 Detroit Lions in a NFC North battle. The Lions are coming off a 34-7 loss at home to the Bears, and the questions in the post game were […]