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Around the league, the North Face, and Bears Recap

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Minnesota Vikings v Chicago Bears Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images

Mike and Ed take a look around the league, the NFC North, and breakdown the Vikings loss versus the Bears.

Around the League

NFL: SEP 29 Browns at Ravens Photo by Mark Goldman/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

The North Face

  • Eagles secure big win at Lambeau against Green Bay
  • Chiefs edge out the Lions late
  • Lions lose the game or Pat Mahomes win it?
Kansas City Chiefs v Detroit Lions Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images

Vikings - Bears Recap

Special Teams

  • Britton Colquitt looked great
  • Dan Bailey didn’t miss
  • Had a chance on the onside kick
Oakland Raiders v Minnesota Vikings Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images

Offense

  • Dalvin Cook struggled - 35 yards on 14 carries
  • Kirk Cousins was bad again. What can we do… he has to figure it out
Live look at Kirk Cousins in the film room Monday
  • Adam Thielen had 2 catches for 6 yards on 6 targets
  • Cousins missed him on a deep ball
  • Stefon Diggs had inflated stats this game - left the locker room in full pads and hasn’t spoke to the media in a couple weeks
  • Cousins was under pressure a lot, but when he had time he acted like he didn’t.
  • Too many check downs 3rd and 18 and you toss it 3 yards. WTF.
  • Riley Reiff was atrocious
Minnesota Vikings v Chicago Bears Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images
  • Garrett Bradbury missed a big block on a screen and graded poorly again
  • The Offensive Line is an issue again. How can we work around this?
  • WHY DID THEY KEEP TRYING TO RUN THE MIDDLE?
  • Did Kyle Rudolph play?
  • Only had 4 attempts beyond 10 yards

Defense

  • Once again gave up points right away but then settled in a little bit.
  • Couple of costly penalties again
  • Just couldn’t tackle Chase Daniel. We got close but could not close.
Minnesota Vikings v Chicago Bears Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images

Giants Predictions

  • Daniel Jones looks good. Big test for him against the best defense he’ll have seen in his 3 weeks.
  • No Saquon Barkley but Wayne Gallman looks solid nonetheless.
  • Vikings offense needs to figure it out
  • Have to find a way to get a road win and get the season on track
Washington Redskins v New York Giants Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images

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