2010 Vikings the Next in Long Line of Minnesota Sports Disappointments

October 9, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

When thinking of the most tortured sports fanbases, not too many people would think of Minnesotans. 
The Twins are perennial contenders despite being a small-market club (wholly untrue now, but that's still public perception).  Since 1986, the Vikings have only had four losing seasons and have spent much of that time playing playoff football.  The Timberwolves hit the jackpot with forward Kevin Garnett in 1995 and spent much of the following decade as Western Conference contenders. 
They're not exactly wallowing in the dregs of mediocrity. 
So, following the Vikings' pilfering of Randy Moss from the Patriots for a third-round pick Wednesday, giving their penis-showing quarterback a much-needed deep-play threat, many have instantly re-vaulted Minnesota into the NFL's elite.
In the beginning, I was with them.
On Wednesday, I sent a series of expletive-laden texts to my buddy Joel, a Vikings fan, which was a representation of how incensed ...

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