Before we look ahead to 2014, let’s take a brief look back at 2013.
2013 was one of the more painful years of being a Vikings fan… well, one that didn’t involve going to a championship game and losing… but I digress.
After a surprising 10-6 season and a near record breaking year for Adrian Peterson the expectations for the Vikings are as high as they’ve been in some time. Will 2013 be a year where the Vikings take that next step, or will they regress?
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The Vikings are coming off of their worst year since the Les Steckel year in 1984. I can’t get any worse than 3-13, can it? Don’t ask questions that you don’t want to hear the answer to.
But before we look ahead, let’s look back at that stinker of a season.
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Nothing like an NFL draft to get back on the old SP horse! Time for an old fashioned draft diary! 7:00 CDT: We are coming to you live from Casa Van Betta. Alex is here for the moment to watch the first few picks. We open with Ray Lewis and some rapper who looks like Usher, but obviously isn’t Usher. Alex says, “I look foward to the Philly fans booing everything”. We’ve got Berman, Chucky Gruden, and Mel Kiper Jr (who hasn’t aged a day in the last 10 years, but aged 50 years compared to him 20 years ago). Van Halen’s “Right Now” is playing… Alex: “God I really want some Crystal Pepsi.” Goddell comes out… everyone boos… not just Philly fans. Continue reading “2012 NFL Draft Diary”
Catching up on some sports-related web browsing, and I see the following link headline from yesterday’s “football” game:
Marshall catches 4 TDs; AFC wins Pro Bowl
Upon reading this, my brain had the following discussion with itself:
Wilber Marshall? . . . No, that makes no sense. Hm . . .
Leonard Marshall! . . . No, same problem there.
Defeated, I had to click on the link to find out that it was Brandon Marshall who did the thing with the ball in the game I didn’t watch or care about. But at least I was slightly amused by that point.