Sidney Rice, Bernard Berrian and the Minnesota Vikings Quit on Brett Favre

November 16, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Most Minnesota Vikings players deserve blame for giving up on the team during their 27-13 loss to the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field on Sunday, but primary blame belongs with the starting wide receivers for hurting team morale by refusing to even play under suspicious circumstances overseen by unpopular head coach Brad Childress. 
In addition to providing poor play calling, Childress has allowed the starting wide receivers, Sidney Rice and Bernard Berrian, to leave quarterback Brett Favre with no capable wideouts for most of the season.  Rice hasn’t played at all after procrastinating on hip surgery and Berrian appears to have more interest in beauty pageants than football. 
The Vikings’ Vice President of Player Personnel, Rick Spielman, tried to solve the problem by trading for All Pro wide receiver Randy Moss, the NFL’s best deep threat.  But head coach Brad Childress unilaterally waived him after only four games because he complained p...

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