Back In Minnesota After Rough Loss To Bears

Posted by Mike Wobschall on November 14, 2010 – 7:36 pm

The Vikings have returned to snowy Minnesota after traveling to Chicago and suffering a 27-13 defeat at the hands of the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field. The loss drops the Vikings to 3-6 while Chicago improves to 6-3.

Soldier Field has been a tough place for the Vikings to play in recent seasons but they hung in tough early in the game, even taking a 3-0 lead into the 2nd quarter. But as low scoring as the 1st quarter was, the 2nd quarter was just as high scoring, with Chicago posting 14 points in the period and the Vikings putting up 7. Chicago took a 14-10 lead into the locker room at halftime after missed FGs by both Ryan Longwell and Robbie Gould in the final minutes.

Mistakes plagued the Vikings in the 2nd half, though, and the Bears were able to pull away with 13 points in the final 2 quarters to log the 14-point win. The mustered just 1 FG in the 2nd half and QB Brett Favre threw 3 INTs – 1 came on a tipped pass and another came when Adrian Peterson fell down.

Speaking of Peterson, he’s historically dominated the Bears. But on Sunday the Bears held him to just 51 yards rushing and the Vikings offense was never able to find a rhythm as a result.

LB E.J. Henderson led the Vikings in tackles with 10 and fellow LB Chad Greenway was 2nd on the team with 9 stops, including 2 for a loss. DE Jared Allen tallied 1.0 sack but it was the only time the Vikings were able to bring Cutler down behind the line of scrimmage. Cutler’s success throwing the ball and converting 3rd downs was a huge factor in the game. Cutler finished going 22 of 35 for 237 yards and 3 TDs with 2 INTs. The Bears were 11 of 19 (58%) on 3rd downs.

The Vikings will go back to work this week and prepare for a battle against the Green Bay Packers at Mall of America Field next Sunday. It will be the 100th meeting between the 2 franchises in their storied rivalry.

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183 Responses to “Back In Minnesota After Rough Loss To Bears”

  1. By TW VIKE on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply


  2. By Kim Johnson on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    WHAT in the world is going on with this team? Who is in charge of the plays? Who is in charge of this team? Why doesn’t Brett get protected better? Why does the other QB have all day to throw? I am just in absolute MISERY over this season. WHO would have thought after last season that what has happened this season could really be happening? It is unbelievable. Does anyone from this team have any answers?

  3. By BE SANE & SERIOUS on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    Well, now we have to get a new coach in by Tuesday– a winning super-bowl caliber coach, not a promoted coordinator from our team. We need a tough, dynamic visionary who knows both the attitude and knowledge of winning. Then we need to put the hammer down in each and every game. One game at a time and maybe, just maybe we get in the playoffs on a hot streak (no Sterger pun intended) and still win the Superbowl. Now that would be a storybook ending, but we need the Wilf brothers to act quickly and decisively, which I am confident they are– go Vikings!

  4. By TW VIKE on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    Mike Numbnuts- Do not pi$$ down my back and tell me it is raining. How is AP going to get in a rhythm with this Fv<King mess of a football team? Mike,you and Chilly both need to get the Fv<k out of dodge.

  5. By TW VIKE on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    U 2 INSANE!!!

  6. By Upnorthkent on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    Fire Childress!!!!!!! He does not have the killer instinct to take a team to the Super Bowl…..

  7. By noheartnowin on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    It’s kind of like owning a Ferrari with no engine in it. Right Zygi? The fans of 50 years deserve better. Boo!

  8. By TW VIKE on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    INSANE- There is a difference between believing and straight up Bu11-$HIT. Can you tell one from the other ?

  9. By todd on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    well…….. the play calling sucked, the pass protection sucked, we still need a coach and a line both d and o next year, need a qb, we prob. wont have rice back due to free agencey, and we dont have a place to play next year…. shall us fans face the facts and say that the los angeles vikings may be the only option the wilf family has in mind, and they wont be on the map over there untill a serious owner wants to be the steinbrenner of the nfl, and start to care about the team the fans and the winning ways of now.. not 4th and ten every time we discuss anything to do with the vikings… might as well punt it away, because we dont care…….IS THIS NOT CLEAR?? we GAVE A 3RD ROUND PICK AWAY JUST TO GIVE IT AWAY…… the true vikings fans suffer the most

  10. By BE SANE & SERIOUS on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    The Wilfs will act soon, mark my words. Practice Wednesday will be led by a new coach.

  11. By Vikings Fan on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    Time for Childress to go! Look at the passion and will to win the Cowboys displayed tonight less than a week after getting rid of their head coach.

  12. By purplerainman on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply


    I’m with ya. See my post in the last topic. This is unfortunate, I feel like the good people of Minnesota are getting it stuck to them again. Sad really.

    @noheart – I love that analogy.

  13. By 4Vikes on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    Another depressing loss. Why? – well it sure isn’t only cuz of Favre’s 3 INT’s. Where the heck is the defense and pressure on the opposing QB? I realize we’ve had injuries and are left short at WR, but we have even bigger problems that that. PLEASE someone take control of this team and get these guys playing harder. Where’s the pride? Forget the media pushing for gossip on team and coaching issues, just play FOOTBALL. Maybe, just maybe, we can get it together and beat the upcoming Packers and get a winning streak going.

  14. By BE SANE & SERIOUS on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    Well, now we have to get a new coach in by Tuesday– a winning super-bowl caliber coach, not a promoted coordinator from our team. We need a tough, dynamic visionary who knows both the attitude and knowledge of winning. Then we need to put the hammer down in each and every game. One game at a time and maybe, just maybe we get in the playoffs on a hot streak (no Sterger pun intended) and still win the Superbowl. Now that would be a storybook ending, but we need the Wilf brothers to act quickly and decisively, which I am confident they are– go Vikings!

  15. By Justin on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    100th meeting between the Packers and Vikings? Eh, Vikings will blow that off too, just like they blew 2/3 of the season so far.

  16. By Batman on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply


  17. By Batman on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply


  18. By Rick on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    FIRE THE IDIOT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  19. By Dr0wssap on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    Hey buddys

  20. By Dr0wssap on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    Great game today ehhhh

  21. By Dr0wssap on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    How bout dem Vikings

  22. By Dr0wssap on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    Those rascally Bears sure cam be troublesome

  23. By Dr0wssap on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    I think those Bears were just out looking for a few pick a nick baskets and the Vikes got in there way….. what a shame

  24. By Dr0wssap on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    Anybody seen Boo Boo wandering around here?

  25. By BE SANE & SERIOUS on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    Hey Dr, where did you get your PhD?
    “got in there way”– ??? their way– basic 5th grade English, Dr.

  26. By kraze k on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    Does anyone else think that if the Viking fans went on strike and not go to next weeks game and just have Packer fans there that Mr. Wilf might actually listen and finally fire Chilli? Just a suggestion.

  27. By kraze k on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    I can not believe that Childress is staying. How many people here think that the Vikings will lose to the Packers next week from Childress’s stupidity? Nevermined I think I know the answer to that-everyone, right? The longer Childress is the head coach the longer the Vikings will keep losing. There is no moral in that locker room anymore. If you do not have moral than you do not have pride, hope, will, or anything else that I did not mention. Trust me on that one because honestly I was in the military and that drained everything from me in my life due to not having any moral. It is sad to see the Vikings team like this. They are always looking unhappy, not interested in the game anymore. There is no moral. The Vikings have no pride, no energy, no hope on the field and I am guessing but in the locker room also. The only way they possibly do is by their fans in MN but if the fans turn their back on them because of Childress then they have nothing to play for other than a pay check but then their love for playing football will deminish drastically. The Vikings team has something known as the “Soul Sucker” and his name is Brad Childress. Even though this Vikings team is a drastic disappointment this year I will still be a fan of the players. It is just that every year it keeps getting harder and harder knowing that the Vikings will always shoot themselves in the foot every year.

  28. By kraze k on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    Please someone help this team to start winning games and to get rid of Childress.

  29. By BE SANE & SERIOUS on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    I am not sure about the morals of a lot of players, although I think we have a good group. Morale, on the other hand, is probably low.

  30. By purplerainman on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    You know what fine, don’t fire him, just demote him to assisted offensive coordinator to Bevell. Bring in Gruden! He’ll get Leslie’s guys in gear! Dude has a fire for the game. Need a reference ask Dilfer he followed the guy to ESPN.

    LOL – I’m just saying.

  31. By purplerainman on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    assisted = assistant – sorry.

  32. By fire childress on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    kraze k- i agree with you. but here is the problem. Wilf is in 14 million with Chilly. you might say, well, Wilf can afford 14 million. not really, with a declining fan base, Wife is going to lose alot of money this year. if another NFL team would pick chilly up, Wilf is off the hook. do you really see another team that would be interested in Chilly? absolutely not

  33. By Mike B on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    Just finished watching the game, as I had to leave at halftime. I have to say that the game was poorly played by the Vikings. Unfortunately Farve gets 3 INTs, but 2 for sure are due to recievers slipping. We saw the weakness in the Defensive secondary and the Bears were able to run against the line. The game reminded me of the first 56 min agains Arizona. There is no fire and no leadership. We need a coach to fire these talented players up. Time to Fire Childress Now.

  34. By fire childress on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    this all could be planned also. to make the team easier to move to LA

  35. By kraze k on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    I think that we do have a great group of “players” on this Vikings team but moral will just keep getting lower and lower I think. I mean just look at Favre’s press conference and then tell me what you think about moral for the team? Favre seemed like he wanted to put the blame on Chilli “publicly” but he probably did not want to get fined $50,000 or what ever the amount is. I am not going to disagree with you BS&S but I think it is lower then people actually think it is. Like I said look at how Favre was reacting to questions, tone of voice, and just plain body language. It is getting bad – real bad.

  36. By fire childress on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    lets be honest, we have no plans to build a new stadium, and the lease is up at the dome. this might be all planned out

  37. By purplerainman on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    Think about it 14 million is nothing when your are ready paying 150+ million for a losing team. Something else is up.

  38. By fire childress on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    i agree. the players have sunk down to a new low level. they need a new coach now, or the team will totality fall apart. if Chilly stays, no free agents will want to come to Minnesota, and we will lose alot of players with contracts up this year

  39. By fire childress on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    the team will leave a 3 am in the morning, in 2 movings trucks, just as the colts did when they left Baltimore

  40. By kraze k on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    I agree with you – fire childress- absolutely no one will take him now and Wilf’s Vikings fan base declining because of Childress. Second about your comment about possibly it being planned – I do not know – but being a fan who grew up in MN but now lives in Cali would not be too happy if they come here because they belong in MN and sh%^ Cali has enough football teams here and they are in debt still so why would they come here to the expensive state of Cali?

  41. By fire childress on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    if they don’t announce a firing tomorrow, then it won’t happen this week.

  42. By fire childress on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    i heard they might go to England. California has the Bills coming

  43. By fire childress on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    this is all chillys fault anyway !!!! i’ve been watching the Vikings since age 5, and if we lose this team, i am going to blame Chilly !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  44. By fire childress on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    look how good the Cowboys played today !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! fire chilly now !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  45. By SEAN G on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    Chris Cook: Your name was barely mentioned. That’s the way you want it. Not bad!

    To the Vikes and their fans: You are both “all in” !! You had better start getting behind your coach win or lose, because behind him is your team. One of the reasons the Vikings are feared is because their fans never give up. When the other team hears boos’ they’ve won half the battle. You want to be the extra guy on the feild, start acting like it! Right untill the last game!!!!!!!

  46. By BE SANE & SERIOUS on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    14 million is not chicken feed, even to a billionaire. But a billionaire wants to win, it’s in his or her nature. So, if you had a billion dollars, you could divide it into 71 piles of 14 million each. Imagine 71 boxes in your living room- each with 14 million. If you lost one to have a chance to not be embarrassed in front of all your billionaire friends, would you throw it out the window? Zygi will fire Chilly tomorrow.

  47. By Viking-ology on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    The players lost respect for Chilly-get rid of him…the fans are growing weary of this disaster they call the Vikings…changes have to happen NOW.

  48. By BRAD CHILDRESS on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    I tried to decline the penalty when cutler crossed the line of scrimmage.I guess I just forgot the rules of pro football N.F.L. style. Maybe I should be replaced.Sorry Brett should have let you have more say in the offence.

  49. By fire childress on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    SEAN G -are you serious? this team will not win another game with Chilly aboard. Sane, we will see, but not sure if Wilf will let one of them boxes go or not. i hope so

  50. By purplerainman on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    los angles football stadium dot com – notice the colors…

  51. By fire childress on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    i know how cheap multi -millionaires are.

  52. By matt w on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    this is what the vikings need to do. First fire childress, Bench Sidney rice, then put Frazer in as head coach for the season. After that, bring in a good coach to become the new head coach, bring in a new defense of coordinator, offense of coordinator, and special teams coordinator, after all of that. Draft a QB in the first round, trade cook, Mckenie, and Phil Loadholt for either a Left tackle or something else. In this draft we will also have to draft a Free Safety, corner backs, Tackles, Guards, and defense of tackles. It will take this team about 3-5 years to get back into winning contention, but this is what is needed in order to be a winning team once again. this is going to take a long time to be proud of the vikings. I really wish Bill parcels would become the owner of this team, then I know the vikings would be in good hands.

  53. By matt w on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    oh and also get a veteran QB to be a bridge for the rookie qb to learn for a year, then let him grow.

  54. By fire childress on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    i noticed that, but they still don’t have a stadium built there yet either. but, there is probably a 75 percent chace the team moves, doesn’t look good

  55. By Todd on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    Look, try Joe Webb. Let him alternate with Farve. He can bring a positive spark to this offense. I just think that if you don’t use Webb you are wasting a dynamic athlete. Remember what Webb did in pre-season. He did that in every game in college. Grant it however it was only UAB, he would have been an huge asset for any team. The records he broke was no joke. It is just sad that many overlooked him then like they are doing now. Use him! Give Webb a try and let this program move in a new direction for the future!

  56. By fire childress on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    Bill parcels could not afford to buy the Vikings. would like to see him here as head coach though

  57. By fire childress on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    i’m hoping Brian B. is packing as we speak to move to Minnesota

  58. By fire childress on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    i agree. let Webb play, get him ready for next year, if there is a next year………….

  59. By purplerainman on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    “los angeles” by the way – I’m still recovering from all the beers I had to drink to cope with the loss.

  60. By Robins on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    Where was our defense? Cutler had all day to pass the ball to whoever he wanted to and when their receivers caught the ball, there was not a Viking near by to tackle or intercept! And why couldn’t our receivers catch the ball? I felt bad for Brett! He had no protection and when he threw the ball, no one would catch it! It looked like our Vikings had no energy, no urgency to play or win the game. If you don’t like your coach, you could have at least played hard for Brett and your team.

  61. By Rick Olson on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    Why dont they get Joe webb in the game come on man, Who is calling the plays? Come on Man

  62. By BE SANE & SERIOUS on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    I just read on espn Wilf said after the game that he would not fire childress, but would be flying to Minneapolis this week. Maybe he won’t fire him, but he might make Favre his boss.

  63. By fire childress on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    all the fans will start crying once the team is moved. the congress won’t pay for it. we need donations right now !

  64. By Robins on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    Brett needs to make the calls. Childress blew it too.

  65. By fire childress on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    it’s too late anyway, we are already out of race, Wilf won’t do anything. heck he may let him stay here the whole 4 years

  66. By purplerainman on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    ride the snake….lol

  67. By fire childress on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    i bet he fires chilly if he moves the team though

  68. By Robins on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    The Cowboys played great today with Wade Phillips gone. I think Childress needs to go and hopefully they will play better. I hope they go down fighting to the end. Please don’t give up!

  69. By Bruce on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply


  70. By VAvikefan on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    Glad to have you on board Robins..=) welcome to the fire chilly club! feels good to be realistic doesnt it? lol its ok to continue to vent. we wont judge..

  71. By JAC on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    THREE INTERCEPTIONS>…yet they dont mention that two recievers slip..that Caramillo dropped a touchdown pass, Ap dropped a pass..etc..BUT the loss was on the Defense, Cutler had all day, literally.

    BTW the play calling is mediocre,pathetic, and predictable..

  72. By soldier1986 on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    im watching the patriots game right now. and i notice how brady has all day to throw the ball. crazy man. no wonder there tearing everyone up. if only favre had that protection

  73. By vikes blogger on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply follow my latest blog on the vikes Bears game. Find out who did what, and if the Vikes still have hope.

  74. By VAvikefan on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    yea your right soldier…our Oline as a whole gets dominated waaaayy too often

  75. By NovaScotiaVike on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    There once was a coach named Childress, Who severely lacked in finesse,He thought his job could be saved, If only Ziggy could be waived !

  76. By Black Sheep on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    The Vikings lost today fair and square. Just as they lost the other 5 games. It is a part of life. Complaining does no good. How good would the wins be without the losses. Not every year is going to be a cake walk. The NFL would suck if the same teams won every year. The Vikings won the Division the last two years. So wipe away the tears and accept that you can’t always get what you want. It’s time for a new NFC north division champion, and that team just won’t be the Vikings this year, sorry:-(

  77. By JAC on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    How can wilf not fire chilly? Its pretty obvious Chilly wont be back next year so why not now?

    They pretty much have to go atleast 6-1 and the loss cant be against GB. I wouldnt bet on it but changing coach can atleast bring some new heart to this team.

  78. By CarterMossReed on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    I see us in the bottom feeder rebuilding project starting next year the sad news is we won’t be contenders for a while you can count on next year being another failure I think I have a better chance at hitting the jackpot than seeing this team get to the superbowl.

  79. By NovaScotiaVike on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    Black Sheep, you’re right. Everyone should share, equally, all the Division titles. That way, nobody would complain if it wasn’t their “turn” to win.

  80. By VAvikefan on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    What kinda foolishness is that black sheep??? are you even a vikings fan?? OF COURSE yu want your team to win the division every yr and have a shot at the playoffs! duh!! smh…anyway who woulda thought that, for the most part, the same team from last yr would decline THIS MUCH! how does that happen??? oh nevamind…CHILDRESS!! smdh

  81. By kraze k on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    The question for me now is for next year, if at all, what jersey will I get? Don’t know because most of the team probably won’t be a Viking.

  82. By NovaScotiaVike on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    BlackSheep, start counting yourself and pass out.

  83. By NovaScotiaVike on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    VAVIKE, I hear you!!!!!!!!

  84. By soldier1986 on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    hahahaha nova. that was funny

  85. By eugene russell on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    RELEASE BENARD BERRIAN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! HE DONT EVEN PLAY BUT U WAIVE MOSS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! SMH!!!!!!!!! THEN GO GET A DEFENSE WHO CAN TACKLE…..SMH…MAN OUR SEASON IS OVER!1111

  86. By soldier1986 on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    nova where did that sour grape f@g go? haha that was fun

  87. By eugene russell on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply


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  89. By ygirl on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    You idiots still don’t think it’s Favre’s fault at all. Wow how many big games does he need to choke away before you realize he can’t win the BIG game!!!

  90. By arahn on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    Berrians groin “pain” was more like “I don’t feel like playn’ and I still get paid” but maybe he has inside info that it would be better to sit-out the rest of this season since it’s looking like most of the team is giving up — which means there’s a coaching problem!!!

  91. By ygirl on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    You’ll never be the Packers so get over it. Using our old players ain’t gonna do it. Put Jackson in, give the guy a chance. He has more to prove then the ol’ gunslinger. And stop making excuses for him. It’s like watching an alcoholic and a bunch of enablers help him be BAD…cuz it’s never his fault

  92. By arahn on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    Ygirl, I don’t know what game’s you’ve been watching but Favre isn’t throwing the games away.

  93. By fire childress on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    i realize there is a 99 percent chance of being out of the playoff RACE, my question is WHY DO WE HAVE TO WAIT UNTIL WE ARE COMPLETELY OUT OF THE RACE TO MAKE A COACHING CHANGE? FIRE CHILLY RIGHT NOW, NOT NEXT WEEK !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  94. By UBRETT-CHA on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    I’m with you. All the slipping and falling and no adjustments? And let’s mention the p#ss-poor coverage on Knox…..he was wide-open on almost every play, and guess where Cutler threw for the big 3rd downs!!!! No pass protection for Brett, no d@mn pressure on Cutler, and no sense of urgency whatsoever!!! Like the announcer said: “Vikings act like they’re dragging their feet through concrete.” And don’t get me started on the lack of tackling….how many misses??!!?? Well, the fat-lady ain’t singing quite yet, but she is warming up……SKOL, VIKINGS!!!!!! WE STILL BELIEVE!!!!!

  95. By fire childress on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    Greg Lewis makes the game so fun to watch ! not! i knew we didn’t have a chance with him in there. Chilly did the team in for good by letting Moss go. fire Chilly right now !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  96. By fire childress on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    Mike W. -when are you going to get fired? we don’t WANT ANY FRIDAY FUN FACTS ANYMORE !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  97. By Conner on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    One point I disagree with many posts on is, today I didn’t feel the secondary was the weakness. When the quarterback has little to no pressure in his face and can take his time to survey the field they will find someone open. It’s a mess. It’s not going to be easy to lure anyone in from the outside. The worst part is, we traded Rosenfels who could have helped going into next year. This isn’t what Favre deserved. This isn’t what WE deserve either. To any Viking player who reads these posts, consider donating a game check to a charity of your choice. Your uninspired play is frustrating. I saw where 1,000 cars were towed in Minneapolis due to the storm. Hopefully, they cleaned out the Viking parking lot.

  98. By soldier1986 on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    ygirl……since your a girl im gonna respectfully not tell you off like i would if you were a man. but shut your mouth and leave. favre is not the problem. go back in the kitchen where you belong since you obviously dont know football

  99. By sourgrapes on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    Sorry, soulja boy, I can’t stare at the computer all day and night like some people obviously do. It is called a life. And most of us “graduate” from calling everybody we disagree with offensive, sexually based names after we get out of middle school. Simple math says you are 24 years old. I wish you the best as you defend our country.

  100. By fire childress on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    conner is right, free agents will never come to Minnesota as long as chilly is still around. players with contracts up at end of year will not want to stick around either. we are in serious trouble !!!!! we are the new celler dwellers for the next 5 years because of CHILLY !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  101. By fmfan on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    ygirl is right and there are way to many Favre lovers on this site. Favre has twice as many turnovers as tds and most of you think that has nothing to do with our losses.

  102. By soldier1986 on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    well on a sunday and its pouring raining outside there isnt anything to do sour grape. lol. othewise i would be outside

  103. By soldier1986 on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    i just dont get why fans from other teams come on here. i would never go on another teams site just to talk trash. its stupid

  104. By UBRETT-CHA on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    Darn right we’re Favre lovers ‘cuz we believe in our quarterback!!!! As a Viking fan, I could point my finger at several players and say ‘it’s their fault, or it’s THEIR fault,” but we take our losses AS A TEAM!!!! But I will point my finger at you, and you can guess which one……

  105. By Fed Up on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    If Zigg got that kinda $$$ to waste let’em. Just dont ask the people of Mn. to help buy a stadium, huh?

  106. By fire childress on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    we already lost one player due to Chilly. Matt Burk went to the ravens because he never liked Chilly. he was offered less money from the Ravens, he moved his whole family for less money, because he didn’t like Chilly. Burk was a pro-bowl center

  107. By fire childress on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    Fed Up -if you don’t want to help pay for a stadium, there’s lots of other states that would be happy to chip in for a stadium

  108. By Woodboat on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    fmfan…. turn away from the stat sheet and LOOK at this team… watch the freakin games. Tipped ball for an interception was a great def play. The other two were due to receivers falling down. Yeah, all Favres fault. Its also Favres fault that Harvin has had a few bounce of his chest into DBs arms. Man Favre sucks. He should be able to run down field after he throws the ball and catch it too. He should be able to go all ninja and elude the uninmpeded pass rushers that are on him before he can take a five step drop. COMPLETELY Favres fault, right? If Tavaris Jackson was in there, we’d be 9-0. Favre has never been worth a crud, yeah?

    Do us all a favor and start watching hockey, bro.

  109. By Woodboat on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    ygirl… you are right, the Vikings will never be the Packers. Very astute of you to realize this fact. The name “Packers” has already been used, right? Now, I suppose that if the Green Bay team moved to Omaha, Nebraska because the fans there have most of their own teeth, and the Vikes got lost on the interstate and were abducted by some inbred Green Bay fans and were forced to don their jerseys, the Vikings might be thought of as Packers in that case. I don’t think it’ll happen, though.

    PS. When Brett goes into the HoF as a Packer, I hope I don’t see any of you Grren Bay fans that hate him so much at the ceremony. That would be pretty hypocritical of you.

  110. By viking joe on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    what a embarassment ! to us the fans ,to the former players ,HAPPY 50TH FIRE CHILLDRESS,BEVELL FOR HEAD COACH !!! MAN, DISAPPOINTMENT

  111. By fire childress on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    so when is Mr Wilf going tomake the big announcement?

  112. By arahn on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    @ Woodboat: Thank you for spelling it out for fmfan etc. Why don’t people actually watch the game and use their brains to understand what is happening rather than jump on the blame Favre for everything bandwagon.

  113. By Mdecks on Nov 14, 2010 | Reply

    Hope they hire Wade Phillips

  114. By Mike on Nov 15, 2010 | Reply

    come on wide-outs try not falling down when the pass is coming to you

    Frazier for HC!!

  115. By cyberseduction14 on Nov 15, 2010 | Reply

    make LESLIE coach!! GO VIKINGS! still love ya!

  116. By Mike on Nov 15, 2010 | Reply

    and Percey and Berrian- get your butts on the bench and play through these injures…Favre is the one taking shots and he doesn’t sit out a single play

  117. By cyberseduction14 on Nov 15, 2010 | Reply


  118. By FavreFan4 on Nov 15, 2010 | Reply

    Brad Childress: “Hats off to the bears.”

    Hats off to the Bears? Hats off to the Bears? Are you freakin’ kidding me??? Knock this buffoon’s Vikings hat off and fire him!

    Reporter: “Did you see a problem with effort today?”

    Childress: “No… I didn’t see a problem with effort today.”

    Childress would fail to identify his own butt hole with his head firmly shoved up his ace, which is where his head normally resides. Even out of pure familiarity, he would still fail to indentify it due to his monumental ignorance.

    What a moron! Fire this idiot!

  119. By NovaScotiaVike on Nov 15, 2010 | Reply

    SourGrapes, come on up to Canada like so many of your kind did in the 60’s and 70’s. You will find the reception isn’t so warm anymore.

  120. By fmfan on Nov 15, 2010 | Reply

    man you Favre lovers make me laugh. It’s never Favres fault it’s always the OL or the recievers fault.

  121. By NovaScotiaVike on Nov 15, 2010 | Reply

    Fmfan, you are right! Let’s ride T-Jack to the SuperBowl!

  122. By NovaScotiaVike on Nov 15, 2010 | Reply

    And Mike Wobschall can replace Winfield!

  123. By fire childress on Nov 15, 2010 | Reply

    FavreFan4 -Chilly knew the players weren’t trying. if he would of told the truth, he would be admitting he lost the locker room ! FIRE CHILLY NOW !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  124. By NovaScotiaVike on Nov 15, 2010 | Reply

    And you can replace Asher Allen (then again, maybe you could)!

  125. By cyberseduction14 on Nov 15, 2010 | Reply

    yeah and brett favre will take a poop in a bucket and then put it on his head and throw an interception!! go vikings!!

  126. By NovaScotiaVike on Nov 15, 2010 | Reply

    FireChild, it’s 3:30 here, already called in sick, just wanted to say it’s been a pleasure talking to you, RockSalt and the boys. I’ve always tried to provide a chuckle or two, and heard my fair share. I’m going to lick my wounds.FFFFFIIIIIIRRRRREEEE CCCCCHHHHIIIILLLLLDDDDRRRREEESSSSS!

  127. By cyberseduction14 on Nov 15, 2010 | Reply

    oprah for head coach!! go oprah we love you!!!

  128. By fire childress on Nov 15, 2010 | Reply

    yeah, i have to go to bed, i’m very upset about this whole thing. it’s 1:36 here- going to try to get a few hours of sleep, i have to go to work in the morning. i have no vacation time left. take care Nova

  129. By fmfan on Nov 15, 2010 | Reply

    woodboat so you saw Shiancoe slip and go down while trying to stop on a pass that was behind him. AP slipped and was on the ground before Favre threw the ball to where AP was suppose to be and the only one there was Briggs for the INT.

  130. By cyberseduction14 on Nov 15, 2010 | Reply

    OPrah! Oprah!! Opreah!!! Oprah!! wooooooo!!!!! Oprah makes all the right decisions and shes a babe! we need more of those on the team

  131. By cyberseduction14 on Nov 15, 2010 | Reply

    i mean we need to really do something ! we the people need to go down to get oprah. she would bring us all the way to the bowl. we need to get serious and take control!!!! and well take childress on a boat and punch him in the tummy and say look what you did you ruined everything AHAH HA AAHAAHAHAHAHAHHHHH

  132. By cyberseduction14 on Nov 15, 2010 | Reply

    how come jay cutler always has a look on his face like hes got a pinecone stuck up his butt?

  133. By vlad19 on Nov 15, 2010 | Reply

    Some things never change – fmfan, you do not know anything about football and the suspicion that a guyu can be absolutely precise with EVERY pass is mistaken, especially when being chased and pounded like Favre has been (did you see the stat, he is hit 2 more times per game this year, a 50% INCREASE in contact – it does not explain his running for his life either – O-line sucks). But RECEIVERS get paid professional money and NEED to make plays, especially when the pass is not perfect. OUR receivers can’t catch and can’t get separation… Our line can’t block…. and Favre should be able to throw with surgical precision despite it all! Youa re a STAT watcher and pretend that is football knowledge.

  134. By vlad19 on Nov 15, 2010 | Reply

    Chicago had the most sacks in NFL, Giants sacked Cutler 9 times in the first half of their match-up…. and Vikes get ONE sack,,, Inspired play, huh? That bullcarp of staying in your lanes is garbage and either Frazier has to jack these guys up or we need new people rushing the passer….Ben Leber now has 21 solo tackles this entire season – Mr anonymity – think we need a new weakside LB? The carosel that is our “off corner”, Asher Allen, Dixon, Lito Sheppard…. ALL bad – we now realize that Ced Griffin wasn’t so bad after all….. This defense is not very good. But they look like Pro-bowlers relative to our offensive line and wide receiving crew…

  135. By Sebastian on Nov 15, 2010 | Reply

    hahaha ohhh you Vikings fans now just slow down get rid of that Ancient QB lmao you have 1 terrible team ! i thought the bears suck!

  136. By vlad19 on Nov 15, 2010 | Reply

    There is no pride in our offensive line – no talent either apparently. Loadholt and Herrera got blown up today – did not translate into ton of sacks, but Favre was running around for his life. Running the ball right was POINTLESS as those guys got pushed around like chess pieces – and Shiancoe is NOT a blocking TE and Dugan blows in ALL facets of game, Klodhopper is waste of roster jersey…. Most don’t realize the vallue of a great TE, Shianoe is not that. But our O-line is bunch of quitters – McKinniegoing to his first Pro Bowl last year was bogus – and he partied his rear off and was kicked off the squad – how perfect. THAT is the kind of competitor that fat-ass is. Hutch is way over-rated as he was run over pretty well the last coupld weeks…

  137. By vlad19 on Nov 15, 2010 | Reply

    To have the talent we have, to have the assembly of very good football players and they DON’T EVEN SHOW UP….. However badly our players are performing, a head coach that knows how to tap the soul, find the heart and inspire players to play, THAT is leadership…. Childress have any of that? NO. He has a petulant manner and has no following, virtually no support and his sgo issues are what gets in his way – controlling freakoid, yes, but NOT a head coach. Performance this year is all you need to see to know it.

  138. By vlad19 on Nov 15, 2010 | Reply

    One final point – our lousy WR’s are Chilly’s fault as well…. He had ample time to correct that sheet-heap problem in pre-season…. Greg Lewis???? You kidding me Chilly, Lewis doesn’t make most practice squads – he is a Poindexter project, take that pice of coal and polish it into diamond. Chilldress is idiot to think Lewis is a professional…. Berrian is a #1 guy….. and Camarillo would be the fix for our losing Sydney Rice…. and guys like Hank Baskett is still getting a paycheck to do half-assed job on special teams coverage…… Tom Brady could not make this receiving corps perform. Harvin is our ONY player – how hard is it to cover one guy???

  139. By D Wagz on Nov 15, 2010 | Reply

    I am physically Ill over this ! Our team that has always played so hard and always seamed to stand for the right things in pro sports ( for the most part ), is suddenly the laughing Butt end of everyones joke. ( Carrie Underwood on the CMA’s ).Please…PLEASE….Mr. Wilf…in the name of Purple Passion…..Let Chilly Go !! It’s not working !! At All !!

  140. By gunner on Nov 15, 2010 | Reply

    All I can say – has anyone looked at this years draft, if we carry on as we are I sure we will have a top ten pick. I don’t believe that Chilli will be here next season too many mistakes. However look at the last couple of years he has not done to bad. The problem with Sundays game – we only had 1 threat at WR and he was injuried at the start of the second half. This becomes very easy to defend and very hard at QB. How many drop catches extra.

    Looking forward who will be the QB at the start of the season 2011 and is there a coach out there who can win us a superbowl?

  141. By Frederick Jones on Nov 15, 2010 | Reply

    Lies and the Lying Liars who tell them.

  142. By Frederick Jones on Nov 15, 2010 | Reply

    You need to stop!!!

  143. By T@C on Nov 15, 2010 | Reply

    Listen we all no that the season is over. Mr Wilf made that perfectly clear yesterday when he told ESPN he had no intentions of letting Chilly go. Its not hard to see when your watching this team play that they cashed it in. There’s no effort at all from either the defense or offense. These players are ready for this season to end so they can spend time with there families. If a true viking fan watched Favre’s press conference after the game, his body language telling everyone, he’s ready for the season to end. Yes, I know that Brett is a great QB and a warrior but his season this year has been sub-par at best and he probably lost 3-4 games for us. And for the rest of the team, they should be ashamed of their selves the way they played this year regardless who’s coaching. Yes its time for us to get ready for a rebuilding process over the next few years, starting with a new coach and several of these players need to be gone also.

  144. By T@C on Nov 15, 2010 | Reply

    I wanted to touch on the injuries this team has had all year. Last year for the most part this team was healthy all year. This year just the opposite and they are not able to overcome them like some teams can because all teams have injuries. We seem to be soft and afraid to play with injuries. I don’t know about you guys, but If I was Rice, why come back the season is lost. Why take a chance and get hurt when the season means nothing. Be ready to be at 100% next year whether its with the Viks or someone else.

  145. By Purple Nurple on Nov 15, 2010 | Reply

    @ T@C :
    Q:Why play Sidney if the season is lost? A: He gets F@#KING PAID to PLAY FOOTBALL Winning teams find a way to WIN,despite injuries or calculated odds…they play harder & better! This team sent a message to Mr.Wilf…lose Clink.If he does & they don’t respond..then it’s their bad.BUT PLAY HARD.The Packers were banged up with less than fabulous coaching..but patched up s@#t & started winning.

  146. By mike, the lost vike on Nov 15, 2010 | Reply

    Rice is a cry baby, he knew that yesterdays game was a must win and what does he say, he doesn’t feel he can give 100%. Nobody is bringing Rice into this and I think that he should be looked at. If he gave up on this team before we were out, then get rid of him. I don’t care about his season last year but he’s let the team down. Week after week, I see injured players taking the field and playing hard, what’s Rice excuse……………..get rid of childress and rice if necessary.

  147. By Purple Nurple on Nov 15, 2010 | Reply

    As for Viking players running around on a field of banana peels,whats stopping them from going up to an equipment manager & saying…”get me longer cleats,when my face was 3 inches from a Bears shoes on the last turn over,I noticed what their wearing”
    As for the Defense not blitzing…maybe Fazier doesn’t want to grab ahold of the reins if Chilly gets bucked off.Because EVERYBODY knows you put pressure on Wilford Brimley,he folds…give him time…not so much.

  148. By mike, the lost vike on Nov 15, 2010 | Reply

    Our season is over but we still have a chance to go out with some dignity. Get rid of Childress and just play hard football, that’s all I ask…..

  149. By Purple Nurple on Nov 15, 2010 | Reply

    Prediction: If Chilly coaches next week….we get embarrassed!Tell Clink to grab his Denny’s menu & his several million unearned $,and GET OUT!BEFORE the Packers game.PPPPPLLLLLLEEEEEASE! I live in Wisconsin & don’t want to listen to packer a-holes for 2 weeks afterwards.

  150. By Joe Webb on Nov 15, 2010 | Reply

    They need to put Joe Webb in.

  151. By T@C on Nov 15, 2010 | Reply

    Hey Purple Nurple, yes they do get paided to play football but they also get paid during season when there not. As far as Rice, he had the decision whether or not to play not management. And yes he chose not to play, so i guess the game wasn’t that important to him if he played. I was never sold on him anyway. Rice has always been an AVERAGE RECEIVER AT BEST anyway. Brett made him what he was last year being a pro-bowler. Let’s see what he does next year with no QB unless Wilf goes out and spends some money on a QB like a Kolb/Vick.

  152. By fire childress on Nov 15, 2010 | Reply

    with Wilf losing 14 million on Chillys contract, he’s not going to get on a wild spending spree. Chilly is going to cost us more then wins. he’s going to cost us good players also

  153. By hippster on Nov 15, 2010 | Reply

    been a viking fan my whole life no matter where Ive lived Ive always bled purple and Ive lived a few places in 47 yrs. i can still remember coming in from playing in the snow and cold in Duluth Minn 1967,warming up by the fireplace with my dad eating chips and dip and learning how to deal with the heartbreak that is the Minn vikings after 50 yrs you would think they could find a way to get it done .my dad died a bronco fan with a little bit of viking blood left over he died 6 months before Denver won its first Superbowl I wonder if we will all suffer similar fates?. its time to cut the losses sit favre he is a old man in a young mans game ,fire childress,bring in a proven winning coach .CHILDRESS is a 500 coach at best he lacks any killer instinct, he doesn’t understand nice guys Finnish last in this game .the team he put on the field Sunday looked lost and dysfunctional just like this season. this guy has got to go.managment should let his contract run out just like the play clock at halftime with the ball, 3 time outs, and 28 seconds to go in the first half just like the last two games

  154. By viking joe on Nov 15, 2010 | Reply

    i loved the way tom brady fired up the pats,where is our leadership,?!?! he have none so lame!

  155. By Cheng thao on Nov 15, 2010 | Reply

    Okay… I can’t take it anymore… the team looked like they were suffering out there. The best person to usually bring a team back into life is the head coach. It seems like Childress isn’t doing his job. At first I thought I would give Childress a chance….., but now all I can think of is…. Are you serious? Just like in the New England game during the end of the first half. There was enough time to have another go, but Childress didn’t go for it and Moss said are you serious with his face. We need a coach that knows how to play the game and when the chance is there. Take it. Childress takes chances at the dumbest times too. I’m sorry, I didn’t think I would’ve of said this…. but…. FIRE CHILDRESS!

  156. By T@C on Nov 15, 2010 | Reply

    Hippster, I agree we need to bring in a proven winner as a coach. And that doesn’t mean anyone on current staff. Fire Childress also has a good point. We are losing millions on childress whether he’s here or not. Were probably going to loose some good players also because Wilf won’t be able to pay them. I guess you have to look at the posssibility of a lock-out to which may have some players that we want not test market in fear of not making anymore money or getting long term contracts. I know there needs to be personnel changes both with staff and players. But going forward I don’t feel we have a franchise QB currently on roster waiting to replace Brett.

  157. By SUTTY on Nov 15, 2010 | Reply

    Have a fire sale.

  158. By vlad19 on Nov 15, 2010 | Reply

    This game starts up front – Chicago had the worst O line having given up as many as 9 sacks vs Giants in ONE half…. and they nearly shut out our D-line… ONE sack…. and our O-line, PLEASE someone tell me how McKinnie made Pro Bowl last year!!!!!!! He and Loadholt are anchors, NOT tackles, lazy fat-arses… Herrera is playing as well as any of them, Hutch is average, he is NOT making the blocks and he has been responsible for LOT of the hits on Favre… and he was one of the 4-H Club that went to Miss to pick him up… Throw in a completely incompetent receiving corps, where Berrian is our “elite” #1 guy???? Camarillo drops a TD???? Greg Lewis????? YOU KIDDING ME????? Childress thinks this practice squad talent is a #2 guy?

  159. By Schafer on Nov 15, 2010 | Reply

    FIRE CHILDRESS, and promote Leslie Frazier to head coach. He’ll get us a super bowl win

  160. By VIKING IN NEW HAMPSHIRE on Nov 15, 2010 | Reply

    this whole season is terrible, we wait all year long for football and the could not wait to see the vikes come out rolling after last year. i am just in awe over the whloe thing. vikes do us a favor lose the rest of the games so we get a good draft pick. can you imagine when j peppers was available and l tomlinson was there for the taking this team would actually do something but like always the vikings dont move on what we the public see as good players that could help our lame team. go vikes !

  161. By VIKING IN NEW HAMPSHIRE on Nov 15, 2010 | Reply

    HEY D COACHES DID YOU EVER HEAR OF BLITZ???????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????

  162. By Gail on Nov 15, 2010 | Reply

    I’m sorry but I don’t think the problem is 100% the players – I believe the problem lies with the coaching. All the opposing teams know the Viking plays and how to defend those plays. I truly believe they need to change coaches ASAP but is it too late… very well good be. Look the immediate change of the Cowboys. I think Childress is jealous of Favre – resents his press attention. The real pathetic part to this season is that after having the Super Bowl team they had last year….poor coaching didn’t want to mix it up for this year – no QB pass protection at all – what’s with Jared Allen and lastly, Brett has to retire with a bad, bad, loosing team – bottom line, I guess Longwell and partners should have left Brett in Mississippi so he could have gone out on top in the record books!

  163. By Snoose on Nov 15, 2010 | Reply

    Why don’t the Vikings ever blitz. OK, rarely blitz. Teams are picking us apart in the second level anyway so why not throw a blitz in every now and then. I think it would definitley help our defensive line by causing uncertainty. Its kinda like having a balanced running/passing attack. Keeps them guessing.

  164. By lostaglio on Nov 15, 2010 | Reply

    since when did we become a pass first team we have the best RB in the game
    run the ball.and run to the left side are best blockers are on the left.screen plays
    playaction get the ball to #28. i’m not cool with this L.A stuff ether they all ready
    got the lakers now the vikes to. take a team from florida or newyork they have
    to many anyway. and the refs our D line is held up all the time and no flag ever
    we have been in every game and we shoot ourselves in the foot get it together.
    vikes fan from steeler country

  165. By VIKING IN NEW HAMPSHIRE on Nov 15, 2010 | Reply

    frasier does not know how to blitz his d line duhhhhhhh leslie you need to go too

  166. By Rick on Nov 15, 2010 | Reply

    Childress u make me HURL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  167. By truth hurts on Nov 15, 2010 | Reply

    Chilly is a horrible coach, but theres always bad and good. I give it to him, building a football team, He would probably be the best ive seen in years.

    Wr- Percy, Rice, berrian, moss
    RB- AP, Gerhart
    QB- Favre, Tjack

    This guy has built a VERY good team, but when it comes to coaching…..(heres the bad) This guy seems to be very clueless, 98 vikes had so much success, because, DISCIPLINE! From Coach Green. He was on every single player about every single mistake!

    Favre throws a pick, and chilly probably greets him with a “its okay, well get it next time.”

    Favre throws picks, which most of them arent even his fault. players falling, lines not holding up nothin, not even air.

    Honestly, Toby, AP, all the RBS! how hard is it to block someone? Especially when U the offense can chop block?

    Defense? OMG its more like 7 on 11 more than 11 on 11.
    That front four has been………………………………….this whole year..

    What is with this play calling? on D and O?
    Seriously, sending ur front four aint working, so are u guys seriously dumb enough to keep trying?!

  168. By truth hurts on Nov 15, 2010 | Reply

    also something that could have changed the face of our franchise forever.
    When we had the 7th overall pick (T. Williamson)

    I believe Arizona offered us Fitz…

  169. By Purple Nurple on Nov 15, 2010 | Reply

    Hey T@C The sh#t you say makes about as much sense as saying ” a day without sunshine is NIGHT!” Dipsh@t…you’re the one who supported Rice’s decision to not play this season…then turn around & bash him on another response.IDIOT…yes they get paid insurance $ when they’re on IR…they get a CONTRACT TO PLAY…fool.

  170. By Purple Nurple on Nov 15, 2010 | Reply

    T@C….there is a cold window waiting for your tongue to lick it.

  171. By mrsmiff on Nov 15, 2010 | Reply


  172. By Pharewynd on Nov 16, 2010 | Reply

    We have to face the real hard facts here. No matter how much we would like to see Childress be gone forever it isnt going to happen this year. Ziggy looks at this as pure business. He could care less what the Vikings fans think. He’s invested millions of dollars for a worthless human-being that knows nothing about football and isnt man enough to quit and give someonelse the chance to change around this team. Childress is as much of an ego-maniac as he is bald. We have NO OFFENSE/NO DEFENSE at all right now. Morale is at its worst right now. Where is the team that gave it their all last year? Where did they go? Frazier, when you are playing a poor O-line (Bears) where are the blitzes? You DIDNOT take advantage of this at all!!!!! So, Childress AND Frazier cannot make appropriate adjustments for this team. They stand on the sidelines with NO EMOTION whatsoever.. Just like a couple of robots they are. This team is in desperate straits with no answer in sight. All we as fans can do is sit and watch the tragedy unfold itself and the Vikings will implode upon themselves and it will truly be over over the year.

  173. By V-Tech on Nov 16, 2010 | Reply

    This is the first time I’ve ever been on this blog, and I was interested in what has been said about Favre since I have always had alot of respect for him. I’m amazed at all of you people bashing him and the team. I know your season has been sub-par at best but don’t you people have anything else to do but sit on this blog and cry about up ifffffff. I would have figured that by know you would’ve had an interest in something else. To the point. You never won anything in football 0-4 in superbowls with better teams then what you have know. So should you see any light at the end of the tunnel. NOOOOOOOO. Get lifes, because if this is all you have to do, I feel sorry for your da—mn a—.

  174. By hippster on Nov 16, 2010 | Reply

    HEY V-tech by the looks of it you must be sitting on your ass also. you can probably blame Barry and the democrats for socialism is like that.feel sorry for America .the only problem this team suffers from is coaching

  175. By steve scott on Nov 16, 2010 | Reply

    sorry but the vikings will not go any where with childress , i would like t see mike tice back as head coach .. i feel sorry for the ziggy all investment and come february you be watching the super bowl at home !!!!!

  176. By pdiddyseattle on Nov 16, 2010 | Reply

    Hey guys after reading all these post and I know we can sit and point the finger at Chilly all day I mean he did just cut Moss and lost us a 3rd pick next year and he has made a lot of mistakes coaching but the season is not over. If we win out we will be 10-6 and playoff bound and we all have seen teams do it before. The key is to straight up beat the Packers and I mean solidly beat them. If you take a look at our stats our Defense is number 8 in the league in total yards, I think 8 against the run and 8 aginst the pass so it is a top 10 defense with only 8 int’s and 13 sacks. If we can just get some pressure up the middle our DE will make plays for us. We just need to calm down jump off the firing Chilly chant until we lose our next game ;-) until then GOOOO VIKINGS.

  177. By Frank on Nov 16, 2010 | Reply

    I have been a Viking fan for over 20 years …but I veture to voice my honest opinion to anybody who will read it……What has this Mr. Childress ever accomplished with these fine football players …..absolutly nothing …he calls the wrong plays every time they get into the red zone …..and with all due respect …why doesn’t Brett finally admit that he is ” DONE” … why continue this agony and look more embarrasing every time he steps on the field >
    Brett , come on staND UP TO BE A MAN …..before the fans start making silly jokes about you ….don’t you have any pride left …do you need the money sooo badly as if you face starvation ln tthe near future ???

    Please, BRETT , HANG THEM UP …you have accomplished everythinmg a great athlete could achieve ….why go on and look silly in front of the fans who have respected you , adored you and stuck with you through all these years .
    Sorry to be so direct , but if I was the Owner , this Coach would never play another second for me …even if he were the last Coach in this world!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    How can any one person be the real reason that this once great Team is a disorganized , unhappy lot of top football players , who are so confused about who is calling the shots for this team .

    Its a pitty that all those wonderful Viking fans have to endure such a mess every sunday !!!These guys need a wake -up call and finally get a real football coach who knows what the heck needs to be done .

  178. By rocksalt on Nov 16, 2010 | Reply

    Brad here-
    I didn’t think cleats would help our players……I was surprised that there was thick green grass gowing in Chicago this late in the year…..Oh well, blame it on Global Warming……..

  179. By rob on Nov 16, 2010 | Reply

    Soooooo? When do we FIRE BRAD CHILDRESS?!!!!!!!

  180. By Purple Nurple on Nov 17, 2010 | Reply

    rob, unfortunately…not until the end of the season.I believe if they fire him before then & there is a strike,they pay out another years salary.Maybe the players can break out soap bars & socks and give him the full metal jacket treatment.I’d love to see that bald nob licker walk up to the mic with black eyes & say…”hats off to this team for whuppin my a@#”

  181. By Purple Nurple on Nov 17, 2010 | Reply

    V-tech, I remember your sorry a@#,you phony f@#k.There are alot of “first times” that await you in life…but trolling on this site aint one of them.You should stick to perusing pe@#s enlargement ads & stay off this site.Good luck in your local special olympics this year.

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