Why Minnesota Vikings Need a Big Target at WR

September 7, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Brad Childress is still missing a simple clue about wide receivers that a head coach should know: split ends should be big, as well as fast.  Bernard Berrian is too skinny.  They have needed someone like the Texans Andre Johnson, restricted free agent Vincent Jackson or possibly even recently cut Viking Marko Mitchell. 
After losing their star receiver Sidney Rice this year, the Vikings have juggled their lineup with four small wide receivers who all seem out of position. Childress' coaching  decisions are providing support for a recent Yahoo article, calling him "a clueless tyrant (who won’t listen to coaches)".  
The Vikings, who were expected to carry five wide receivers for their opener against the Saints, kept four: Bernard Berrian, Percy Harvin, Greg Lewis and Greg Camarillo, a recent trade acquisition from the Dolphins. Each player is under 6 feet, 1 inch and 200 pounds and poses little threat to th...

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