Minnesota Vikings: Save Your Strength for the Detroit Lions

December 28, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Here's a thought—the Minnesota Vikings should rest their regulars against the Philadelphia Eagles tonight.
Perhaps Vikings' Interim Head Coach Leslie Frazier can reach an agreement with Eagles Head Coach Andy Reid to treat this game like the fourth preseason game. Let the starters go a series and sit them.
Even if the improbable were, by some strange chance, to occur and the Vikings were to defeat the Eagles, at least their stars would be well rested for the matchup with the Cowboys to end the regular season.
More likely the Eagles will be able to handle the Vikings at home. Over the past four seasons Minnesota has a 12-23 record away from home, including the playoffs and the two "home'" games away from the HHH Metrodome this season.
With the Giants losing to Green Bay on Sunday, and the fact that the Eagles swept the Giants this season they have a two-game Lead on New York. Even if they lose the final two games they would own the tie-breaker and still win the...

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