01-06-2013, 12:05 PM #51
If they git rid of Rosenfels because they felt that he wasn't capable of leading this team if Ponder went down, then they should have signed or traded for a different QB who would have been capable of leading the way when Ponder went down. I bet if the Vikings had Matt Flynn last night, things would have been a little different. When you have a QB group of Ponder, Webb, and Bethel-Thompson, you can't seriously be expecting much, especially when you put a who's who of WR's in there to lead them.
01-06-2013, 12:49 PM #52
We stopped them twice in the first half and 5 times in a row in the second half (after they opened it with a scoring drive) giving our offense every chance to score some points, which they failed to do until it was entirely too late.
Disappointing game to be sure, but, as expected, we looked like we didn't belong in the playoffs, because we didn't. However, we have a good, young team with a lot of room for improvement from kids who are already starting. In just 2 years, we've gone from one of the oldest teams in the league to one of the youngest, AND! Won TEN games and a playoff spot in that 2nd year after fielding a 3-13 squad just a year earlier. I think Frazier deserves a look for Coach of the Year.
Our holes are fewer and even more obvious, IF we can pull off another successful draft like the last, and maybe sign a difference making FA or two, I see no reason why we can't or won't compete for our division next year, and for several seasons after!@!
SKOL VIKINGS!!!!!!!Control the line, control the time, and give your D a chance to shine!!
"Balance it on end and thats the third side of the coin!!" -wookiefoot
01-06-2013, 01:14 PM #53Why must you defend everything this FO does....to the point of making your self look like a yes man.
01-06-2013, 01:41 PM #54
Not good. I suspect Webb will not be here next year but he is a class act and wish him well. Is Mcleod that bad that they wouldnt even consider him in the second half?
Ponder must have been in rough shape.
We had a small chance with Ponder and very little with Webb. We had to play a spectacular game mistake free to pull off a win. We stalled on offense and the defense played well as far as I am concerned, considering how long they were on the field.
Need a serious quarterback to backup and pudh Ponder next year.I bet you could use a cool one huh Clark...Now you're talkin Eddie...
01-06-2013, 02:44 PM #55
Yes it was huge and stupid, just like the 12-men-on-the-field penalty that gave them a 1st and goal situation out of a FG try.[/QUOTE]
Just like NFC championship game when chilly had 12 on the field and pushed us out of fg range
Against the aints
I'll never get over thatNone
01-06-2013, 02:50 PM #56
I really think that the coaching staff expected more from Webb. They seemed to have confidence in him before kick off. If Webb had a back up, they may have felt better about more option plays. I thought the initial run of option plays were working well.
I am not sure that the coaches are going to give up on Webb. But they should explore another option in the draft or free agency.
I thought Ponder looked good the last two games of the season, too bad he didn't get to play.
Without a QB to make accurate throws, even for short gains to move the chains, it makes AD not as effective.
01-06-2013, 02:55 PM #57
Vikings need to send both Ponder and Webb walking. Webb because he is not a QB and Ponder because he is a bitch.
01-06-2013, 03:16 PM #58
01-06-2013, 03:32 PM #59Why must you defend everything this FO does....to the point of making your self look like a yes man.
01-06-2013, 03:35 PM #60