Archive for October, 2010


Patriots Answer To Even Score At 7

After a 12-play, 76-yard scoring drive that lasted 6:09 for the Vikings, the New England Patriots answered with an 8-play, 75-yard scoring drive of their own. Patriots RB Danny Woodhead capped off the 4:32 drive with a 3-yard TD run on a direct snap from center. Vikings WR Percy Harvin has returned to the field […]

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Vikings, Patriots Tied At Half

The Vikings and Patriots have entered the locker room for halftime tied at 7. Vikings QB Brett Favre has shown little, if any, adverse affects from his injured left ankle, completing 11 of 13 passes for 121 yards. Adrian Peterson has taken a significant load of off Favre’s shoulders by recording 18 carries for 68 […]

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Vikings Take 10-7 Lead

The Vikings have continued to show their ability to methodically move the football down the field by recording an 11-play, 68-yard scoring drive that resulted in a 24-yard FG from K Ryan Longwell. The Vikings hold a 10-7 lead with the Patriots driving in their own territory midway through the 3rd quarter. Read full story […]

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Patriots Capitalize On Favre INT, Take 21-10 Lead

Following a Brett Favre INT, the Patriots needed only 4 plays to drive 37 yards for their 3rd TD of the game. Patriots RB Benjarvus Green-Ellis found the endzone on a 13-yard run to give his team a 21-10 lead. The Vikings received the football at midfield following a New England punt but couldn’t take […]

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Patriots Quickly Answer With TD

The Vikings took a 10-7 lead following a 24-yard FG by K Ryan Longwell but the Patriots quickly answered with a 65-yard TD pass from QB Tom Brady to WR Brandon Tate. On the TD play, Brady was pressured and forced to roll out to the left side. After nearly getting sacked, the Patriots QB […]

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Peterson Carries Vikings To First Score

Vikings RB Adrian Peterson has seemingly taken the pressure off of QB Brett Favre and his injured ankle by rushing the football 8 times for 39 yards on the Vikings 12-play, 76-yard scoring drive to take a 7-0 lead against the New England Patriots. The Vikings are showing their ability to methodically move the ball […]

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Mr. Hippe’s Weather Report

Our buddy Mr. Hippe has checked in with his weather report. Here’s what he says… Temperature is 49 degrees with winds out of the north to northwest gusting up to 22-25 mph. All things considered, pretty good football weather for this time of year. There’s a pretty good chance the wind will have an impact […]

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Favre Active, Starting vs. Patriots

QB Brett Favre will be active and will start in today’ s game against the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium. The Vikings inactives for today’s game are: QB Joe Webb, WR Hank Baskett, S Tyrell Johnson, CB Lito Sheppard, RB Albert Young, LB Erin Henderson, G Chris DeGeare and DT Jimmy Kennedy. Game time […]

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Vikings Begin Arriving At Gillette Stadium

The first set of buses carrying Vikings personnel has arrived at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Massachusetts, and both Ryan and I are setting into our perches high in the press box. We have bright sunshine and partly cloudy skies with temperatures in the low 50s and no precipitation in the forecast. Should be a great […]

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Did You Know?

– Today’s game features the NFL’s highest scoring offense (New England – 29.5 ppg.) against the #2 ranked defense in off ensive points allowed (Vikings – 95 offensive points allowed through 6 games). – Both the Vikings and the Patriots punters rank in the top 3 in the NFL for net average in 2010. Vikings […]

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