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Shooter Now: Vikings are 'a good football team' getting bad breaks, Kevin Williams says

There are 46 comments on the story from Dec 22, 2010, titled Shooter Now: Vikings are 'a good football team' getting bad breaks, Kevin Williams says. In it, reports that:

Brian Robison and Kevin Williams, center, with Viking owner Zygi Wilf, right, as the Vikings enters the TCF Bank Stadium field.

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Billy Elliott

Minneapolis, MN

#1 Dec 22, 2010
Can I Play?

Since: Sep 09

Houston, TX

#2 Dec 22, 2010
Good teams create their own good luck. Don't fool yourself - the past 2 games haven't been about a few unlucky breaks or bad calls. They were downright pathetic, made even more embarrassing by the national spotlight on MNF this week. Yes, the Vikings have replaced the early season Jets as the biggest circus in town this year. Time to get through the season and start the healing/ rebuilding process.

St. John's, Canada

#3 Dec 22, 2010
holy shyt...the Panthers must have some team then...GO VIKES!!!

Duluth, MN

#4 Dec 22, 2010
one bad break was Brad Childress and boy did it take forever to start the healing process, which still isn't over

Duluth, MN

#5 Dec 22, 2010

Minneapolis, MN

#6 Dec 22, 2010
Shut up Kevin. You guys suck, PERIOD.

Andover, MN

#7 Dec 22, 2010
idea wrote:
one bad break was Brad Childress and boy did it take forever to start the healing process, which still isn't over
it will take a few years to recover from clueless stupidness

Saint Paul, MN

#8 Dec 22, 2010

Duluth, MN

#9 Dec 22, 2010
Dan wrote:
<quoted text>
it will take a few years to recover from clueless stupidness
unfortunatly amputation may be the cost-effective method with the Vikings moving to L.A.
DD Austin

Jackson, MS

#10 Dec 22, 2010
Waste of time with this junk.
Mike in Iowa

Davenport, IA

#11 Dec 22, 2010
Bad breaks? sure , a few suspect calls/non calls in some games <I'm looking at you first GB game> . But this team has shot themselves in the foot so many times its comical anymore. Our tight end has committed 14 pre snap penalties on offense that have contributed to drive killing. Our QB ...playing his guts out unfortunately has been battered , abused , beaten up and picked off way too many times this year. The defense , the supposed strength of this team has been a joke this year. If it wasn't for Antoine Winfield playing his arse off it would be easily the worse secondary in the NFL this season . Madieu Willians is a complete JOKE ...worst defender in the game in my opinion. The offensive line ...utter crap this year ...our center can't snap the ball or stay healthy . Bryant McKinnie and his ole' blocking style has done quite a bit into beating Favre senseless ...jetison his worthless ass please and get anyone else in there. At least Longwell has been good in the kicking game and AP while not having hardly any holes to run thru with the non existant OL there have had decent years. Blow this old failing team up this offseason and get some people on this team that have heart ..and talent.

San Francisco, CA

#12 Dec 22, 2010
"a little nasty", Kevin? Whew, wonder what a lotta nasty looks like?

And please, Mr Smith, don't lump a potential free agent signing of Punto in the same sentence with discussing Pavano and Thome.
come again

Maple Grove, MN

#13 Dec 22, 2010
The Vikes sure don't look very good. Good is as good does.
JM in MO

Springfield, MO

#14 Dec 22, 2010
"We've got all the talent in the world, but for some reason we're not getting the breaks we got last year."

Isn't this comment somewhat of a contradiction? He talks about "all the talent in the world," then seems to indicate that last year's success, and this year's failure, is a result of "the breaks." I don't remember anyone on the team saying last year, "We really are mediocre on talent. Thankfully we've gotten a lot of breaks."
Get Real

Minneapolis, MN

#15 Dec 22, 2010
Do the bad breaks include Kevin's late, cheap shots on Bears players? When was the last time Kevin Williams hit a quarterback BEFORE he threw the ball? He received a stupid personal foul penalty -- and should have received two (one was incorrectly charged to Ray Edwards). The Williams Wall was absent this year -- was it because they can't take steroid-masking agents anymore? Remember when we were all concerned about the Williams' suspensions? Maybe they received "in game" suspensions -- meaning they had to play all year like they weren't actually there????!!!!

Springfield, MO

#16 Dec 22, 2010
Although the Vikes defense has had there share of issues during the season, particularly with the safeties. The defense as a whole has done well under the circumstances. The main issue with the Vikes has been and continues to be the offense as a whole. Too many injuries, not enough depth, and poor coaching. Any QB behind that O-line would have problems. The Vikes need to concentrate on suring up those areas in the off season

Rochester, MN

#17 Dec 22, 2010
Please do not bring back Nick Punto...if he was so coveted on the FA market, he would have signed with another team by now.

Covington, LA

#18 Dec 22, 2010
An early Christmas present for all the Viking faithful. NFL Network is reporting that Bill Parcells will go to Minnesota to become the "Football Guru". He will have control over all football operations. I've heard the report twice but have not found any other source to confirm. I hope it all works out for you guys up there.


Eden Prairie, MN

#19 Dec 22, 2010
If Williams believes this, he is clearly delusional

Newport Beach, CA

#20 Dec 22, 2010
Someone might want to tell Kevin that he has the worst two safeties in the league and two 3rd string corners on the outside. No doubt that besides the O Line (of course QB) they are the crutch of the team.

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