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Recap of the win vs the Saints and previewing the 49ers

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Mike and Ed Discuss the Vikings win over the Saints, and look forward to the challenges the 49ers pose.

Around the League

  • Texans top Bills in OT
  • Bills blow a big lead
  • Ridiculous play by Watson to set up the game winner
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Vikings - Saints Recap

Offense

Cousins gets it done in a big time game

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  • 19-31 for 242 and a score - 0 INT
  • Clutch throws in OT to Thielen and Rudolph
  • Have to feel incredibly good for him

Dalvin makes the world know his name

  • 94 and 2 scores plus 3 for 36 through the air
  • Explosive. Explosive. Explosive.
  • At this point he might be the most important piece for our run
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Thielen finally shakes off the rust (and there was some rust to shake)

  • Fumble / Hold / Drop to start the game
  • Came up huge after that with 7 for 129
  • Catch of the year to setup the game winner

OLine Play

Kyle Rudolph with another big catch this year

  • OPI?

Special Teams

  • Bailey made all the kicks
  • He’s on fire
  • Kick coverage was a bit of an issue
  • Colquitt was good
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Defense

  • Said they needed their best game and they brought it 100%
  • Shorthanded without Hughes and Mack
  • Everson and Hunter were MONSTERS all over the line
  • Anthony Harris with another INT
  • Zimmer - his best game ever?
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SF Preview

  • Saturday 330PM
  • Monstrous front - Bosa etc.
  • Opportunistic pass defense that thrives on the pressure from the front rushers
  • George Kittle is a beast and has appeared unguardable at times
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  • Jimmy G in his first true test
  • Vikings will bring experience into this game that SF will not

Predictions

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