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Blizzard Bearing Down On Philly

Posted by Ryan Cardinal on December 26, 2010 – 9:53 am

The way this season has gone for the Purple — and specifically over the last two weeks or so — it shouldn’t come to anyone’s surprise that the weather is again threatening a Vikings game.

As fans may have heard by now, a winter storm is making it’s way towards the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions of the U.S., and Philadelphia — site of tonight’s Vikings-Eagles game — is right in the path of the storm.  Eight to 12 inches of snow is exepcted in Philly today through tomorrow, with winds between 30-40 mph also will create “blizzard like” conditions according to reports.

All that being said, NFL spokesman Greg Aiello said via Twitter this morning that the league is discussing postponing tonight’s game and that fans should “stand by.”

So, we’ll do just that for now, but stand by vikings.com for the latest info on (hopefully) tonight’s game against the Eagles.


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18 Responses to “Blizzard Bearing Down On Philly”

  1. By fmfan on Dec 26, 2010 | Reply

    If the game is postponed will it be played on monday? Three monday night games in a row …

  2. By whatajoke on Dec 26, 2010 | Reply

    does it really matter were we play we are gonna lose.

  3. By whatajoke on Dec 26, 2010 | Reply

    we are the biggest joke in football

  4. By vikingfan1960 on Dec 26, 2010 | Reply

    whatajoke, why don’t you just move to Chicago. Seems as though you thrive on bashing a team that is having a tough year. Do you take into account injuries, unmanageables (the dome) change in staff etc etc etc. Just don’t post anything you are so darn negative and definalty not a fan. maybe you are from Chicago?

  5. By Ryan on Dec 26, 2010 | Reply

    Well that last game being moved to Monday prevented viewing in my area…I would hope that is this game is postponed that it will be aired on ESPN or some other nationaly viewed network.

  6. By Jason P. on Dec 26, 2010 | Reply

    What happened to hard-nosed football ? Back in the day games weren’t cancelled or delayed because of snow.Players just sucked it up and went out and played ball.You know I just think back to recent games like the Vikings vs Bears,Patriots vs Bears,Packers vs Seahawks,I think the snow added a little extra excitement to the game,made it a little more special.I know as a fan I really enjoyed them ! Hope they play the game tonight !! SKOL VIKINGS !! BARoooooooooooo !!!! BARoooooooooooo !!!!

  7. By Lars on Dec 26, 2010 | Reply

    If they would have played the game at Noon this would not have been a problem.

  8. By Geoff Ellsworth on Dec 26, 2010 | Reply

    we got a lot of work to do and webb needs the snaps play the friggin game in the snow looooooosers… I’m from idaho 6 ft of snow every year everybody in philly needs to grab a shovel.. play ball!

  9. By jackson on Dec 26, 2010 | Reply

    Vikings moved to tuesday night BOOOOOOOO

  10. By fmfan on Dec 26, 2010 | Reply

    they just said on ESPN that we will play on tuesday.

  11. By moorevikes on Dec 26, 2010 | Reply

    game postponed till tuesday. lame. so glad roger goodell is turning this league into s-hit.

  12. By Pamela Brown on Dec 26, 2010 | Reply

    They don’t seem to stand a chance — the weather seems to follow them.

  13. By Lars on Dec 26, 2010 | Reply

    Terrible

  14. By moorevikes on Dec 26, 2010 | Reply

    roger goodell’s wife didn’t check to make sure he had his big girl panties on before he left the house today. f-uckin p-ussy

  15. By Bear Fan Matt on Dec 27, 2010 | Reply

    The dome collapse was pretty symbolic of the Vikings 2010 season. Ive heard of teams going from 1st to worst but you guys are gonna be licking your wounds for awhile. As a Bear fan I sure hope your guys organization can be competitive in the coming years. We don’t have room in our division for another Detroit Lions team.

  16. By mr smiff on Dec 27, 2010 | Reply

    That’s right, Bear Fan. Get your shots in while you can. We will dominate the Bears next year.

  17. By Clovis Financial Consultant on Dec 28, 2010 | Reply

    Will definitely watch this game.

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