I know its in another thread, but I wanted to share the reply I got in an email from Mr. Silver here in case anyone else wants to read what I sent him again (posted above).
Here it is:

McKinnie was the ringleader. Trust me.

Thanks for the feedback. I appreciate it.

Mike
So that's it.
Obviously enough Vikings fans replied to get Wilf on the top of his next article, but look at the comments he chose to quote up top...the one about being an embarrassment to deadheads is just weird.
The second at least gets to the point...Anything and anybody was an upgrade over McDick to most Vikings fans!!

http://www.purplepride.org/index.php?option=com_smf&Itemid=150&topic=35579.0