Speaking of the Vikings …

… will likely get you assaulted today in Minnesota, after watching the ‘Queens blow a 6-0 record into a 9-7 finish, complete with four losses to teams that wound up with 4-12 records, including the Cardinals yesterday. Water cooler talk mostly centers on coach Mike Tice’s future with the Vikings (consensus: not coming back) and the stadium initiative, which seems a lot more remote than it did on Saturday.
I was prepared to discuss how frustrating this season was, and how bitterly disappointing it was yesterday to watch the Vikings fail to cover the end zone properly on the last play when that was the only part of the field in question — next time, get behind the receivers! — but then I found out that the guys at Fraters Libertas have it covered here. And here. And here, and here, and here and here.
We take our football seriously up here in Minnesota, even if our team doesn’t. I can’t wait to hear what Hugh Hewitt will be saying on tonight’s show … or maybe I can.