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Big C
11-15-2004, 12:58 PM
"Question: Which quarterback had the most important game (good or bad) in Week 10?

Alan Grant: Daunte Culpepper, because he was up against a three-headed opponent: the Green Bay Packers, a receiving core without Randy Moss, and Vikings offensive coordinator Scott Linehan. If you recall last Monday's loss at Indy, Culpepper only threw the ball 18 times. Let me repeat that -- 18 times against one of the league's worst pass defenses. But this week, Linehan came to grips with the fact that even though Moss wasn't playing, it was OK for him to throw downfield. So on Sunday, Culpepper hoisted the rock 44 times. Though the Vikings still lost, methinks Culpepper (and more importantly Linehan) regained their confidence in the product they have without Moss. And when Moss returns, well, that product may be more complete than it ever was before".

cajunvike
11-15-2004, 01:03 PM
That's what I am talking about! We do have multiple weapons, Linehan just needs to unleash them and go...Pep needs to continue the trend set in this game as far as getting the ball to players like Nate, who want to produce. They also need to give Onterrio a steady diet of handoffs, as he is the only RB currently producing at a high level (once MM gets healthy, he can also chip in).

snowinapril
11-15-2004, 01:11 PM
Good insight, hope it is turns out to be truthful.

GreenBaySlackers
11-15-2004, 05:03 PM
I concur :thumbright:

mvikes84
11-19-2004, 09:50 PM
Hey cajunvike. O Smith had 5 carries for 21 yds in the Pack game. M Bennett had 5 carries for 21 yds in the same game! How can you say Smith is doing so much better than Bennett?

LosAngelis
11-19-2004, 11:12 PM
"Big C" wrote:



Alan Grant: Daunte Culpepper, because he was up against a three-headed opponent: the Green Bay Packers, a receiving core without Randy Moss, and Vikings offensive coordinator Scott Linehan.

Only three heads?

Daunte was also up against:
4) all the referees
5) cheating Packer secondary holding everyone all the time
6) his own head coach throwing red flags when he shouldn't
7) his own head coach not throwing red flags when he should
8 ) the entire media as a whole that never cuts him any slack
9) the University of Wisconsin marching band
10) Ooh! A receiving corps without Kleinsasser!
11) ghosts of the Arizona game
12) the remote control ball, which was programmed to disappear under piles and always end up in Packer hands
13) Paul Tagliabue, who only wants Brett Favre in the playoffs. Not the Vikings.
14) The television networks, which refuse to show camera angles that provide any evidence of calls that should go the Viking way. Because they love Brett Favre, too.
15) Chris Collinsworth, because he's a moron. And he likes Brett Favre.
16) the fact that the moon is at its closest apex to the earth in 70 years, thus creating a slightly stronger gravitational pull to the west, which just so happened to be in the direction of the Viking end zone in the fourth quarter
17) Brett Favre, who unbeknownst to us all is actually a PhD. in astrophysics, and his ability to throw the ball easily against the gravitational pull into Tony Fisher's hands, despite Corey Chavous being in perfect position to at least tip it away.


Cheese Louise! That's a SEVENTEEN HEADED MONSTER that Daunte had to face! We should just name him MVP now because of all the factors in the world working against him!

cajunvike
11-19-2004, 11:42 PM
"mvikes84" wrote:

Hey cajunvike. O Smith had 5 carries for 21 yds in the Pack game. M Bennett had 5 carries for 21 yds in the same game! How can you say Smith is doing so much better than Bennett?

I am not basing my assessment on that one game...O was running hard in the Indy game, breaking tackles and cutting back for additional yardage...I like Bennett and what he brings to the table, but O just looked so good that I think that he should be the starter.

enlvikeman
11-20-2004, 01:20 AM
"LosAngelis" wrote:

"Big C" wrote:



Alan Grant: Daunte Culpepper, because he was up against a three-headed opponent: the Green Bay Packers, a receiving core without Randy Moss, and Vikings offensive coordinator Scott Linehan.

Only three heads?

Daunte was also up against:
4) all the referees
5) cheating Packer secondary holding everyone all the time
6) his own head coach throwing red flags when he shouldn't
7) his own head coach not throwing red flags when he should
8 ) the entire media as a whole that never cuts him any slack
9) the University of Wisconsin marching band
10) Ooh! A receiving corps without Kleinsasser!
11) ghosts of the Arizona game
12) the remote control ball, which was programmed to disappear under piles and always end up in Packer hands
13) Paul Tagliabue, who only wants Brett Favre in the playoffs. Not the Vikings.
14) The television networks, which refuse to show camera angles that provide any evidence of calls that should go the Viking way. Because they love Brett Favre, too.
15) Chris Collinsworth, because he's a moron. And he likes Brett Favre.
16) the fact that the moon is at its closest apex to the earth in 70 years, thus creating a slightly stronger gravitational pull to the west, which just so happened to be in the direction of the Viking end zone in the fourth quarter
17) Brett Favre, who unbeknownst to us all is actually a PhD. in astrophysics, and his ability to throw the ball easily against the gravitational pull into Tony Fisher's hands, despite Corey Chavous being in perfect position to at least tip it away.


Cheese Louise! That's a SEVENTEEN HEADED MONSTER that Daunte had to face! We should just name him MVP now because of all the factors in the world working against him!


yawn

hawaiianvike21
11-20-2004, 03:04 AM
"LosAngelis" wrote:

"Big C" wrote:



Alan Grant: Daunte Culpepper, because he was up against a three-headed opponent: the Green Bay Packers, a receiving core without Randy Moss, and Vikings offensive coordinator Scott Linehan.

Only three heads?

Daunte was also up against:
4) all the referees
5) cheating Packer secondary holding everyone all the time
6) his own head coach throwing red flags when he shouldn't
7) his own head coach not throwing red flags when he should
8 ) the entire media as a whole that never cuts him any slack
9) the University of Wisconsin marching band
10) Ooh! A receiving corps without Kleinsasser!
11) ghosts of the Arizona game
12) the remote control ball, which was programmed to disappear under piles and always end up in Packer hands
13) Paul Tagliabue, who only wants Brett Favre in the playoffs. Not the Vikings.
14) The television networks, which refuse to show camera angles that provide any evidence of calls that should go the Viking way. Because they love Brett Favre, too.
15) Chris Collinsworth, because he's a moron. And he likes Brett Favre.
16) the fact that the moon is at its closest apex to the earth in 70 years, thus creating a slightly stronger gravitational pull to the west, which just so happened to be in the direction of the Viking end zone in the fourth quarter
17) Brett Favre, who unbeknownst to us all is actually a PhD. in astrophysics, and his ability to throw the ball easily against the gravitational pull into Tony Fisher's hands, despite Corey Chavous being in perfect position to at least tip it away.


Cheese Louise! That's a SEVENTEEN HEADED MONSTER that Daunte had to face! We should just name him MVP now because of all the factors in the world working against him!

I agree with you with four and five. Other then that :roll:

Caine
11-20-2004, 09:11 AM
LosAngelis...your turn :wink:

I'll address your additional "Concerns" one at a time:


Daunte was also up against:
4) all the referees

Not true: Earnie Franz, the Officiating Observer, tried like hell to keep the other "Zebras" in line. But the nefarious concession crew at Lambeau slipped him a psychotropic drug in his (cough) coffee (cough) that stays in the system for only 3 hours then vanishes without a trace...it's code name: Packer Pride.


5) cheating Packer secondary holding everyone all the time

Not True: It was Ahmad Caroll (Who was dry-humping Burleson on every play and Al Harris' hair (Which Whoopie Goldberg wants back, btw). Roman wasn't even in the game for the most part, so we can't really prove HE was cheating :P


6) his own head coach throwing red flags when he shouldn't

Not true: He should have thrown them on almost every play, so the above is impossible.


7) his own head coach not throwing red flags when he should

Not true: League rules prohibit Tice from tossing more then 2/3 per game, so this too is impossible (As explained above).


8 ) the entire media as a whole that never cuts him any slack

True: I seriously do have to wonder why it is that QB's with far more impressive performances are overlooked, yet Favrre gets gushed over everytime he completes a shovel pass. "Only Brett Favre can do that" seems to come roaring out...even though I've seen 12 other QB's do that today already. Sometimes, Favre seems to be living on his legend...sometimes he lives up to it. More and more, however, it's the former.


9) the University of Wisconsin marching band

Not true: Hovan fixed their asses, so they weren't a factor (Although I thought the Tuba's were hilarious with the "Where you at Moss?"). Now, if only Hovan would fix the asses of a few Offensive players as well...


10) Ooh! A receiving corps without Kleinsasser!

Sort of true: Kleinie can catch, true, but as a BLOCKER he's sorely missed. Minus Rosenthal, we really miss Kleinie on the line.


11) ghosts of the Arizona game

Not true: Excersized in pre-season. With Dennis Green going there, they will no longer have a Defense after 4 years, and will self-destruct in 6.


12) the remote control ball, which was programmed to disappear under piles and always end up in Packer hands

Not true: It was the Refs "Remote Control Heads", which disappeared up their asses.


13) Paul Tagliabue, who only wants Brett Favre in the playoffs. Not the Vikings.

Not true: It's actually Mrs. Tagliabue who has a crush on Brett. She forces her husband to show favoritism or it's in the dog house he goes.


14) The television networks, which refuse to show camera angles that provide any evidence of calls that should go the Viking way. Because they love Brett Favre, too.

Not true: They don't refuse to show them, they simply "forgot to turn that camera on for that play". Oooops!!


15) Chris Collinsworth, because he's a moron. And he likes Brett Favre.

Sort of True: Collinsworth has secretly been injected with Madden DNA, which has made him a "Favre Legend Lover". Hence, the over use of the "Only Brett Favre" tag line.


16) the fact that the moon is at its closest apex to the earth in 70 years, thus creating a slightly stronger gravitational pull to the west, which just so happened to be in the direction of the Viking end zone in the fourth quarter

???: What in the hell are you smoking?!?!?!?


17) Brett Favre, who unbeknownst to us all is actually a PhD. in astrophysics, and his ability to throw the ball easily against the gravitational pull into Tony Fisher's hands, despite Corey Chavous being in perfect position to at least tip it away.

Well...as you already know..."Only Brett Favre can do that". :roll:

Caine

LosAngelis
11-20-2004, 11:08 AM
Hee hee hee...not too bad Caine. You might just end up being funnier than cajun.