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Ted and Ed take a look around the league, at the North Face, and break down the victory over Detroit

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NFL: OCT 20 Vikings at Lions Photo by Steven King/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Ted and Ed chat about the league as a whole, the North Face, and breakdown the Detroit game.

Around the League

  • SF blanks WAS in a monsoon
  • AFC South is an interesting division
  • IND - 4-2
  • HOU - 4-3
  • JAX/TEN - 3-4
San Francisco 49ers v Washington Redskins Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images
  • ATL is baaaaaaaaad
  • BAL stuns Seattle
  • Mahomes Dislocated Kneecap
Chiefs provide update on quarterback Patrick Mahomes’ injury Tammy Ljungblad/Kansas City Star/Tribune News Service via Getty Images

The North Face

  • GB beats up on Oakland
  • Week 16 v GB will be pivotal to season success
  • CHI gets throttled at home versus NO
  • Mitch Ponder.. Er… Trubisky is clearly bad
NFL: OCT 20 Saints at Bears Photo by Stephen Lew/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Vikings - Lions Recap

Offense

  • Pwew - Kirk Cousins is having a run
  • Best 3-game stretch of any QB statistically
  • MUST maintain this edge
Minnesota Vikings v Detroit Lions Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images
  • ZERO (0) Sacks allowed - Banner day for Minnesota Moving Company
  • Garrett Bradbury eats Snacks for Lunch! (Ted pun)
  • Dalvin Cook is special
  • Adam Thielen injured
  • Olabisi Johnson steps up BIG
Minnesota Vikings v Detroit Lions Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images
  • Kevin Stefanski is setting up Kirk Cousins for success
  • Are the #Vikings an offensive team now?

Special Teams

  • Missed 45yd FG - Dan Bailey can’t miss these
  • Return game was solid
  • Mike Hughes returning punts - Marcus Sherels INACTIVE
Minnesota Vikings v Detroit Lions Photo by Amy Lemus/NurPhoto via Getty Images

Defense

  • Xavier Rhodes have been opening all over
  • Eric Kendricks is having a massively good season
  • More missed coverages - have to fix on a short week
  • Mackensie Alexander making splash plays
Minnesota Vikings v Detroit Lions Photo by Jorge Lemus/NurPhoto via Getty Images

Washington Predictions

  • 15.5 pt favorites on early lines
  • This should scare #Viking fans
  • Short week - more talented team *should* win
  • Sit Adam Thielen, get healthy for KC
  • Predictions

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