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Like A Bad Script That Won't Go Away


When watching the Minnesota Vikings over the past 5-6 weeks or so, have you ever gotten the feeling that each game is like a bad movie script that just keeps circulating around? I mean, the same basic elements seen to pop up each and every week, with only the names/dates/times of certain key players/opponents changing.

This didn't change in Week 17 against the Bears.


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-Starting QB leaves due to injury.

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-Backup QB leads a furious comeback.

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-Key contributor gets hurt at some point.

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-Percy Harvin almost single-handedly keeps us in the game.

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-The defense lets us down in the end.

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-Our final possession somehow goes awry.

The only two things separating the Bears game from its other clones were:

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-Jimmy Kleinsasser's retirement. A player that will not easily (ever?) be replaced. An unselfish man in a league often dominated by divas.

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-Jared Allen's mad dash for Strahan's sack record (coming up just half a sack short!). Man, was I ever rooting for him to get one, but the Bears played spoiler and sometimes put three guys on him.

This FanPost was created by a registered user of The Daily Norseman, and does not necessarily reflect the views of the staff of the site. However, since this is a <em>community</em>, that view is no less important.

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