New Year’s Resolutions for the Minnesota Vikings

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A season that didn’t seem to be able to get any worse just did during the Christmas Eve game against the Washington Redskins at FedEx Field. Not only did the Vikings come out of the contest victorious, but franchise running back Adrian Peterson tore his ACL and MCL. Happy holidays to the purple people eaters. For those of you who are thinking that the injury isn’t a big deal because of the timing, consider the recovery. These are two severe injuries that require extensive rehabilitation. The treatment will be both physical and psychological for AP. It is not even certain if the recovery will be fully to his previous condition.

What we do know is that he is expected to make a full recovery in time for opening day 2012. He should be 100% by sometime in the early-mid preseason.

It’s that time of year where all of us vow to cut out those midnight snacks and work out more.

If I spent half as much time exercising as watching other people play sports, I’d be on a commercial for GNC. The Minnesota Vikings certainly have some resolutions that need to be adhered to in order to avoid the sub-par play fans have witnessed throughout the last two seasons.

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Wrapping up the 2010 Chicago Bears Season

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And so it ends …

When Calvin Johnson erroneously placed the football on the ground of the end zone in the closing seconds of the first game of the season, I immediately thought it would be a long season.

The Bears were about to lose to the Lions … at home! However, thanks to the replay gods and an awful rule, the Bears were given a gift and a first-week win.

This controversial call along with a bevy of other near misses and lucky plays had many national pundits calling Chicago overrated and undeserving.

However, the weeks went on and the “W’s” piled up. And the next week thing you know, the Bears are playing at home in the NFC Championship game. And, what do you know, even though the Bears made it; they were still overrated and undeserving.

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