Vikings vs. Patriots: Don’t Blame Brett Favre for This One

November 1, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Minnesota Vikings have now lost more games this season than in the entire regular season last year.
Final: Vikings 18, Patriots 28.
The Vikings are now 2-5, three wins behind the Green Bay Packers who defeated the New York Jets, 9-0.
Don't pin this one on Brett Favre.
There's plenty of blame to go around—first and foremost with Brad Childress and his decision-making.
Twice in this one the Vikings faced a fourth-and-one, the second time on the goal line near the end of the first half.
Both times they failed to pick up any ground, actually losing yardage.
I understand going for it when you have Adrian Peterson, the best running back in the NFL this season, but in a crucial game, with the score tied, and the fact your team gets the ball to start the second half, take the points.
I also question the formation used. On the goal line play where was Randy Moss and the best playmaker on the team, Percy Harvin? Why not at least present multiple ...

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