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Around the league, the North Face, and Detroit Recap

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Mike and Ed discuss the victory over Detroit, take a look around the league in crucial playoff pushes, and start to focus in on the NFC North situation.

Around the League

  • Shootout in the Superdome
  • Game of the year
  • Denver?
  • Texans are up and down
  • Tennessee is the real deal?
Tennessee Titans v Oakland Raiders Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images
  • New England is a fraud?
  • LAR and SF may have opened the door for a #Vikings Bye?

The North Face

  • Chicago takes care of Dallas - Lost Roquon Smith for the year - Season on the line this week at GB
  • GB barely hangs on at home against Washington - Had an 8 point lead most of the game - WAS had one shot

Vikings - Detroit Recap

Offense

  • Man we need Adam Thielen back
  • Kirk efficient day - next 3 are a big test.
  • Bradbury first career reception
  • Bisi is a true WR3
The Minnesota Vikings beat the Detroit Lions Photo by Carlos Gonzalez/Star Tribune via Getty Images
  • Treadwell making his case
  • Spread the ball - 11 different receivers, 12 targeted

Special Teams

  • No missed kicks
  • Coverage good
  • Punts very good
  • Hughes injured, backup PR

Defense

  • Stout against a weaker Detroit team
  • Dirty Harry appreciation
Detroit Lions v Minnesota Vikings Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images
  • Corner Rotation a thing - and it worked
  • Danielle Hunter is a certified bad man, and we’re here for it
  • Sendejo seals it

Chargers Preview

  • Chargers eliminated from Playoff Contention
  • Off-and-on team that has lost a lot of close games - Cannot overlook them
  • Personally I’m happy the game was flexed out
  • Rivers is turning the ball over
  • Watch out for Gordon / Ekeler / Allen
  • Derwin James back - stout defense at times - features some big playmakers
  • Predictions

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