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The Vikings Red Zone Review, Sponsored By Comcast

Since we must, it's time to take one last look back at the Red Zone performance of the Vikings in last week's rout at the hands of the Green Bay Packers.

Offensively, it's quite easy. The Vikings made it into the Red Zone one time. It happened on their first drive of the game, when they wound up settling for a 24-yard field goal by Ryan Longwell. They didn't move the ball into the Red Zone for the rest of the game, and honestly didn't even really come close.

Defensively, the Vikings only allowed two Red Zone touchdowns. Of course, they allowed four touchdowns, but hey. . .only two of them came from within the Red Zone. One of them never should have happened, as it came on a 11-yard pass from Aaron Rodgers to Greg Jennings that came only after Husain Abdullah failed to use his oblongata and secure a Rodgers pass that hit him right in the hands. Quite frankly, the other one shouldn't have happened either, as it came on a three-yard pass to James Jones with five seconds left in the half. Naturally, it came after the Packers got the ball back on a pass that Brett Favre never should have thrown as the Vikings were threatening to get into the Green Bay Red Zone again and actually considered making a game of it before just deciding that it really wasn't worth trying after all.

The rest of Green Bay's points came on two touchdown passes to Greg Jennings that originated outside of the Red Zone and a long Mason Crosby field goal.

And there you go. . .a comprehensive review of the Vikings' Red Zone performance against the Packers.

Now, let's never speak of this again.