Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 17
  1. #1
    COJOMAY is offline Jersey Retired
    Join Date
    Dec 1969
    Posts
    7,005

    Go ahead, take a risk: Kick to Devin

    http://www.startribune.com/sports/vikings/12522456.html
    [size=12pt]The Bears kick returner gets coaches beat ... and gets them high marks on kicktodevin.com.[/size]

    There is a place in cyberspace where Vikings coach Brad Childress ranks third on a list of "America's Bravest Coaches." It's a spot he'd prefer not to improve on come Monday, when Bears return man Devin Hester goes prime time at the Metrodome.

    In order to rank highly on this list -- which can be found at www.kicktodevin.com -- one has to "bravely" (um, stupidly?) challenge Hester by kicking the ball to him on punts and kickoffs. In their victory at Chicago on Oct. 14, the Vikings allowed Hester to make eight returns, four on punts, including one that Hester turned into an 89-yard touchdown.

    Vikings special teams coach Paul Ferraro said that punt was supposed to go out of bounds. Punter Chris Kluwe agreed but said that's a lot easier said than done...
    Kentucky Vikes Fan

    When you require nothing, you get nothing; when you expect nothing, you will find nothing; when you embrace nothing, all you will have is nothing.

  2. #2
    BadlandsVikings's Avatar
    BadlandsVikings is offline Jersey Retired
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    26,564

    Re: Go ahead, take a risk: Kick to Devin

    DON'T KICK IT TO HESTER!!!

  3. #3
    Caine's Avatar
    Caine is offline Jersey Retired
    Join Date
    Dec 1969
    Posts
    5,135

    Re: Go ahead, take a risk: Kick to Devin

    Let's leave Todd Sauerbrun with his "Stupidest Man in the NFL" title and NOT kick to Hester.
    With Orton in there, I'm not really expecting the Chicago Offense to tear it up.

    When Orton beat us (back on 10/16/05), Dez Clark cought the 2 SHORT TD passes, and Thomas Jones was there to add a couple of rushing scores.
    And the Bears Defense was a thing to be feared.

    We, meanwhile, were suffering through the last of the Culpepper Atrocities, had Mewelde Morre as our #1 RB with Michael Bennett as the #2, and had Paul Edinger as our kicker.

    A lot has changed in 2 seasons.

    Now, all the Bears have is Hester and a bunch of memories of how they USED TO be a great Defense.
    Hopefully, the Vikes will capitalize on that and pound them mercilessly.

    Caine

  4. #4
    singersp's Avatar
    singersp is offline PPO Newshound
    Join Date
    Sep 2005
    Posts
    52,219

    Re: Go ahead, take a risk: Kick to Devin

    Vikings won't kick it out of bounds.........

    http://www.purplepride.org/forums/index.php?topic=40448.10

    "If at first you don't succeed, parachuting is not for you"

  5. #5
    vikesfargo's Avatar
    vikesfargo is offline Asst. Coach
    Join Date
    Dec 1969
    Posts
    600

    Re: Go ahead, take a risk: Kick to Devin

    If the Vikings have a fourth down between the Bears 45 and Bears 32, I hope we go for the first down every time. The first advantage is we don't punt it that time. The second advantage is we don't risk Hester catching a short field goal try and returning that. Third, we're going for it.

    On kickoffs, just try to squib it off-center, angling toward the sidelines.

    On punts, just kick it very high and less deep.

    Put the pressure on the Bears special teams by trying extra hard to block a punt or field goal.


    Go Vikings!

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Dec 1969
    Location
    Fairbanks, AK
    Posts
    1,147

    Re: Go ahead, take a risk: Kick to Devin

    Have our guys kick-off with their left foot. ;D It will put a weird spin on the ball and will at least be a hoot to watch!
    Tuco the world.....

  7. #7
    purplepowered is offline Pro-Bowler
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Posts
    490

    Re: Go ahead, take a risk: Kick to Devin

    I am all for fake field goals, we have done more fakes and made our teams fear our fakes and catch them when they are not ready for it too. For the I THANK CHILLY WILLY
    I am THE #1 Sidney Rice #18 Fan ever! Don't Be surprised when this kid IS a superstar! He is humble, smart, tough, talented and has alot of character! Takes alot of pride in his work, team, fans and life. Watch out for this kid! I think he is awesome! Everytime he touches the ball its MAGIC!

  8. #8
    PurpleGator's Avatar
    PurpleGator is offline Hall of Famer
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Posts
    1,685

    Re: Go ahead, take a risk: Kick to Devin

    "BadlandsViking" wrote:
    DON'T KICK IT TO HESTER!!!
    I agree...

  9. #9
    COJOMAY is offline Jersey Retired
    Join Date
    Dec 1969
    Posts
    7,005

    Re: Go ahead, take a risk: Kick to Devin

    Wussess!
    Kentucky Vikes Fan

    When you require nothing, you get nothing; when you expect nothing, you will find nothing; when you embrace nothing, all you will have is nothing.

  10. #10
    Join Date
    Dec 1969
    Location
    Fairbanks, AK
    Posts
    1,147

    Re: Go ahead, take a risk: Kick to Devin

    All that has to happen is for Sharper to say he isn't "worried about Hester going the distance." Then put Sharper on special teams and let him race down the field and slap the ball right out of Devins grasping hands! That ploy worked well against Nelly Olsen ;D Some one did a great picture of he/she (Greg/Nellie Olsen.) Could ya do it again?
    Tuco the world.....

Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast

Similar Threads

  1. Vikings reach agreement with WR Devin Aromashodu
    By MulletMullitia in forum Vikings Offseason/Draft/FA Forum
    Replies: 22
    Last Post: 07-29-2011, 01:56 AM
  2. Devin Aromashodu is a Viking!
    By marstc09 in forum Vikings Fan Forum
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 07-26-2011, 11:45 PM
  3. Devin Thomas???
    By ejmat in forum Weekly Opponent Talk
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 10-10-2010, 09:55 AM
  4. Devin Hester's pants pulled down
    By Jilly in forum General NFL Discussion
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 11-24-2009, 12:39 PM
  5. Colts Actually Debating Whether or Not to Kick To Devin Hester
    By Prophet in forum General NFL Discussion
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 09-03-2008, 01:07 PM

Tags for this Thread

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •