Minnesota Vikings gave Cedric Griffin $28.5 million over 5 years

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Minnesota Vikings cornerback Cedric Griffin's new contract is a five-year extension worth $28.5 million, including $10.5 million in guarantees, according to a person close to the situation.

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Fire Childress

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The Vikings continue to throw money at every position except QB. When will Zygi realize that no matter how much money he spends, he will never win a championship without a freakin' quarterback!

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Fire Childress wrote:
The Vikings continue to throw money at every position except QB. When will Zygi realize that no matter how much money he spends, he will never win a championship without a freakin' quarterback!
you may as well save yourself NOW....I agree and feel your frustration but it is very apparant the Queens 'braintrust" thinks they are good at the QB position....but, you never know come draft day if they might make a trade..I am thinking the Queens will shop Chester around so you never know...but, as I said earlier, I feel your pain.....

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Fire Childress wrote:
The Vikings continue to throw money at every position except QB. When will Zygi realize that no matter how much money he spends, he will never win a championship without a freakin' quarterback!
it really does amaze me how everybody thinks you need to have a pro bowl quarterback to win.
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frustration is an understatement...ZYGI throws money around like that, yet refuses to buy out KLINK and his band of merry men...oh the pain!!!

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frustration is an understatement...ZYGI throws money around like that, yet refuses to buy out KLINK and his band of merry men...oh the pain!!!
bringing in a new coach for next season isnt going to do any good.
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Fire Childress wrote:
The Vikings continue to throw money at every position except QB. When will Zygi realize that no matter how much money he spends, he will never win a championship without a freakin' quarterback!
OK then hot shot. Tell us which QB's are available that Zygi needs to through money at?
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the man can play the game the way i like it hard hitting.
die hard

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Yeah because no team ever won without a big name qb.Like the ravens and bucs had the best talent at qb.The bears made it there with rex grossman for crying out loud,please stop crying.
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Atlanta, Miami, and Baltimore's coaching changes didn't do them any good either. Hope you enjoy another season of Daryl Bevell's playcalling, hurry-up offense and predictable personel packages.
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That's a lot of money for a guy who resembles a piece of toast.
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Mar 23, 2009
 
Go to nfl.com and watch vikings on the clock.I like Hakeem Nicks.
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Wow, what has this world come too? I will offer my services of not being able to cover anybody for halve of what they paid Griffin.
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Now is the time for Barney Frank to stand up and support a 90% tax on absorbant athletic pay.
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die hard wrote:
Yeah because no team ever won without a big name qb.Like the ravens and bucs had the best talent at qb.The bears made it there with rex grossman for crying out loud,please stop crying.
Predictable response - some joker ALWAYS brings up the worthless point that Trent Dilfer and Brad Johnson have Super Bowl rings... big deal. The list of stud qbs that have won the big game is FAR more telling than a couple aberrations. My argument is that qb is likely the single-most important position in relation to team success in any sport (and qb's are, in general, paid accordingly). Clueless has too big an ego to share the spotlight (unless it's his worthless pet project T-Joke) and Wilf has sadly failed to realize that he has hitched his wagon to an incompetent loser of a head coach.
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Um Griffin is not worthy of this amount of money. He did show upside in the last weeks of the season but not enough to warrant such a contract. By upside I mean he actually was near his guy in coverage and was attacking the ball instead of making a tackle. Wow you people need to ease off Jackson, he showed he could make it in the NFL at the end of the season, the playoff game wasn't so great but the wide outs were blanketed and o-line didn't block anyone. He can be that great quarterback that can take the Viking's to the superbowl, but with Childress in charge it's never going to happen.
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bringing in a new coach for next season isnt going to do any good.
...riiiigggghhhtttt..and the one we have now has?

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Mar 23, 2009
 
Wow!!
Not bad for a CB that gets burnt sometimes but, he is an improvement over some of the CB'S we have had over the years.
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Fire Childress wrote:
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Predictable response - some joker ALWAYS brings up the worthless point that Trent Dilfer and Brad Johnson have Super Bowl rings... big deal. The list of stud qbs that have won the big game is FAR more telling than a couple aberrations. My argument is that qb is likely the single-most important position in relation to team success in any sport (and qb's are, in general, paid accordingly). Clueless has too big an ego to share the spotlight (unless it's his worthless pet project T-Joke) and Wilf has sadly failed to realize that he has hitched his wagon to an incompetent loser of a head coach.
Big Ben, Eli Manning just to name the two previous super bowl winners. And if you think they are "stud" qbs well your not a football fan.
The one bad thing Childress brought with him was Philly like fans. And they post their don't have a clue that the vikings are a running team all over the comments.
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<quoted text>...riiiigggghhhtttt..a nd the one we have now has?
He's brought us the best team since 2001
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Mar 23, 2009
 
I mean 2000

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