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Lions' next foe: With rookie QB, Vikings rely on defense
By Carlos Monarrez, Detroit Free Press 2:17 a.m. EST December 8, 2014

Carlos Monarrez breaks down the Lions' next opponent: the Minnesota Vikings (6-7).

PATTERSON BENCHED

1. Remember Cordarrelle Patterson? As a rookie phenom last year, he was an All-Pro kick returner who showed great speed and promise as a receiver. Last week, after Patterson played only three offensive snaps against the Carolina Panthers, offensive coordinator Norv Turner confirmed Patterson was demoted after missing practice because of an undisclosed personal issue. Patterson hasn't shown much progress in his second season, and the Vikings didn't miss him Sunday when he wasn't targeted once in a 30-24 overtime win against the New York Jets. He also fumbled a kickoff. Grand Valley State product Charles Johnson replaced Patterson in the starting lineup and had four catches for 103 yards, including a 56-yard TD.

NO PASSING FANCY

2. Teddy Bridgewater, Matt Cassel, Christian Ponder. It hasn't made much difference most of the season. The Vikings' offense hasn't been good, and the passing game has been atrocious at times. The Vikings began Sunday ranked 30th on offense, averaging 300.8 yards, and 30th in passing, averaging 186.3. Bridgewater has been thrown into the fire sooner than the Vikings thought they would have to, and the loss of Adrian Peterson hasn't helped the rookie. The Vikings have put up 61 points in their two-game win streak, and Bridgewater recorded his second 300-yard game Sunday, but that was against the Jets.

MISSING A.P.

3. You have to figure that Adrian Peterson would have made a huge difference on a team with limited offensive weapons. The Vikings still rank 13th in the run with 114.5 yards per game, but a lot of that was due to the work of promising rookie Jerick McKinnon, who went on injured reserve with a lower back injury Saturday after averaging 4.8 yards per carry this year. The Vikings claimed Ben Tate off waivers last month, and he has averaged 3.8 yards in two games. Matt Asiata has taken over as the starter, but he was underwhelming Sunday with 19 carries for 54 yards.

D DESERVES AN A

4While the Vikings' offense has been in a death spiral, you have to give their defense a lot of credit for continuing to play well and keep the team from suffering embarrassing blowouts. The Vikings entered Sunday with the 10th-ranked defense that allowing 21.4 points — 14th best in the NFL. Cornerback Xavier Rhodes and defensive linemen Sharrif Floyd and Everson Griffen have had outstanding seasons. In Sunday's win over the Jets, linebacker Gerald Hodges tied for the fastest score in Vikings history on a 27-yard interception of Geno Smith he returned for a touchdown 12 seconds into the game.

YOU SHALL NOT PASS

5. Don't sleep on the Vikings' defensive backs. Rhodes is the backbone of a secondary that entered Sunday ranked sixth against the pass, allowing 219.1 yards per game and made the Lions' pass attack look bad in their first meeting. Yes, the Lions were without Calvin Johnson and Reggie Bush in their 17-3 win at Minnesota in Week 6. But the Vikings still held the Lions to 255 net yards and 155 net yards passing — both season lows for the Lions.

Sweep dreams

The Lions beat the Vikings in Minnesota on Oct. 12. They've swept the season series from the Vikings only five times since Minnesota entered the NFL in 1961. The years, and the Lions' record in those years:

1961

8-5-1

1962

11-3

1991

12-4

1997

9-7

2011

10-6

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Teddy looks to be getting into a groove, the D will have to step up early
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Posted by Josh Alper on December 8, 2014, 1:06 PM EST

Teddy Bridgewater has now made nine starts at quarterback for the Vikings this season, which appears to be enough time for the rookie to look at a defense and know when it is time to check out of a play.

Bridgewater did just that in overtime on Sunday against the Jets when he went away from the team’s primary call in favor of a screen to wide receiver Jarius Wright that turned into a game-winning 87-yard touchdown. The play ended a strong day for Bridgewater and provided further evidence to coach Mike Zimmer that Bridgewater is the right man to lead his team.

“When Teddy decides to be the leader of the football team, because right now he’s still feeling his way a little bit and his personality is just do what you do and do what you have to do, this franchise is Teddy’s,” Zimmer said, via the Pioneer Press. “I know that was a good headline for you. … He needs to take it over. This is his team now.”

Bridgewater completed 19-of-27 passes for 309 yards and two touchdowns on Sunday and has completed more than 70 percent of his passes in each of the last two games. The win bumped the team’s record to 5-4 in games Bridgewater started and more of the same in the final three weeks will only serve to strengthen the notion that he’s the face of the Vikings franchise moving forward.

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Morning Roar: Lions dropping less passes this season
December, 9, 2014
By Michael Rothstein | ESPN.com

Detroit Lions coach Jim Caldwell prioritized it before the season. If the Lions were going to bring in a receiver during free agency or the NFL draft, one of the qualities they would possess would be good hands.

So far, that's shown and been a hidden part of the team's 9-4 record.

The Lions have dropped 19 passes this season, tied with Minnesota and Pittsburgh for 20th in the league. They have a drop rate of 4.0 percent, right in the middle of the league.

That might seem like a lot until you consider how much better it is than a season ago. Through 13 games in 2013 -- when drops were a constant issue -- the Lions had 41 drops. They had a drop percentage of 8.1 percent.

With quarterback Matthew Stafford completing exactly three percent more of his passes this season (61.5) than last season (58.5), receivers actually holding onto the ball could be a big reason for it.

No Detroit player has more than three drops.

Joique Bell, Eric Ebron and Calvin Johnson have three drops each. Theo Riddick and Reggie Bush each have two drops. Joseph Fauria, Jordan Thompson, Jeremy Ross, Golden Tate, George Winn and Brandon Pettigrew have one each.

Corey Fuller -- mostly because at least one play where he had a drop didn't actually count against New England -- has no drops.

No regular in the Lions' lineup has a drop percentage higher than 9.1 percent -- and that's Fauria, who is typically sure-handed but hasn't seen as many targets this season.

Bell's drop percentage dropped from 8.8 percent in 2013 to 7.3 percent this season.

The biggest differences, though, are these:
    The addition of Tate, who has a drop rate of less than one percent, was by design in part due to his hands.
    Bush's drop rate has improved by more than half. Last season, Bush dropped 11.4 percent of his targets. This season? He's only dropped five percent of targets despite a higher percentage of targets and receptions per route this season than last.
    Johnson's drop rate of 3.0 percent is his lowest since 2011, when he dropped 2.6 percent of his passes. This is also critical because Johnson has been targeted on 28.6 percent of his routes this season, the second-highest percentage of his career. His 16.5 percent receptions per routes run is the highest ratio of his career.

All of this has led to increased accuracy from Stafford. While the offense has not been a consistent product this season, one of the bigger differences is that drops have not been drive-stallers like they were in the past.

http://espn.go.com/blog/detroit-lions/p ... his-season
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Around the Horns: Mike Zimmer working to instill "championship mentality"
Welcome to Around the Horns, our daily look at what's happening on the Minnesota Vikings beat:

During Sunday's game against the New York Jets, as his team let a 2-10 opponent rally from a 21-12 deficit and send things to overtime, Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer decided there would be no Victory Monday, which players enjoyed the previous week after a 31-13 win over the Carolina Panthers.

Zimmer had promised to alter the team's practice schedule if it beat the Jets on Sunday, and he will keep that promise. But the coach figured there would be plenty to learn from watching the film on Monday. He also wanted to talk to them one more time about the game -- because he knew what he had to say to them after the game wouldn't be as pleasant as they might have expected.

"I never, ever want to take for granted a win -- I know how hard it is to get wins in this league -- but I am trying to develop a mentality here of a championship football team," Zimmer said. "I want our performances to be good and strong each and every week, and so that was really my frustration after the ball game, but I do appreciate how hard our guys fought."

The Vikings will officially finish with a better record this season than they had during a 5-10-1 campaign last year, and they have a chance to get to .500 on Sunday with a win against Detroit. The intermediate steps of progress are just way stations to Zimmer, who seems to have an easier time envisioning what he wants from his finished product than he does waiting for it to get here.

"One thing this team has is a lot of heart and a lot of fight," Zimmer said. "We just have to clean up some mistakes and just keep trying to pound the mentality that I want these guys to have each and every week so that we can eventually grow to where I want us to get to."

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This game, like Sunday's, has all the makings of a trap game. Another must win for our beloved Lions.

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By Kyle Meinke | kmeinke@mlive.com
on December 10, 2014 at 9:01 AM, updated December 10, 2014 at 9:08 AM

ALLEN PARK -- The Detroit Lions (9-4) trail the Green Bay Packers by only a game in the NFC North, and continue to control their destiny.

But the Minnesota Vikings (6-7) have won two straight heading into Sunday's matchup at Ford Field.

Here are five things to watch this week as Detroit prepares for its rematch against Minnesota, who it beat 17-3 in Week 6.

1. Watch out, Teddy
What do you suppose is going through Minnesota quarterback Teddy Bridgewater's head this week? First the rookie was pummeled for eight sacks in his initial meeting with Detroit, and now he has to watch film of them dismantling Josh McCown for six more sacks last week.

The Lions' defensive line will look a little different in this meeting, with Nick Fairley sidelined. But they showed against Tampa Bay they still know a thing or two about razing an offensive line, getting to McCown for six sacks and 14 QB hits.

Minnesota had absolutely no answers for Ezekiel Ansah in the teams' first meeting, with the rookie going off for 2.5 sacks, three tackles for loss, three QB hits and one forced fumble. The result: Bridgewater finished with a season-worst 41.3 passer rating, and the Vikings managed a lone field goal.

2. Good luck, Vikings offense
The Lions are allowing a stingy 62.8 rushing yards per game. That puts them on pace to become the NFL's best rush defense in eight years.

Even more impressive: They're allowing just 3.0 yards per carry, which is a full half-yard better than anybody else. The difference between them and No. 2 Denver (3.5) is the same as the difference between Denver and No. 12 Washington.

They're so feared at this point, the Bears didn't even try to run on Detroit (eight carries for 13 yards). And they have Matt Forte. Tampa Bay didn't give it more than a cursory thought, with 14 carries for 26 yards last week.

So what does all that have to do with the Vikings? Well, the only way offenses are moving the ball against Detroit these days is through the air. But Minnesota, with the rookie Bridgewater at quarterback, ranks 30th in the league in passing.

The Vikings managed just a field goal in the teams' first meeting. And they might have a hard time topping that Sunday.

3. Litmus test for resurgent offense
The offense has lit up two straight teams, but there is still an element of doubt as to its legitimacy considering Chicago and Tampa Bay occupy the cellar in their respective divisions. And though the Vikings are only marginally better in terms of record -- leading the Bears by a game at 6-7 -- they're statistically the best defense left on Detroit's schedule.

Minnesota has won two straight games, one of which was a 31-13 rout of a Panthers team that beat Detroit in Week 2. It has won four of six overall.

The Vikings' defense, ranked 12th overall, has led the way by yielding just 19.4 points over the past two months. One of those games was a 17-3 loss to the Lions.

Detroit was in total control of that game, no doubt, but that had more to do with eight sacks of Teddy Bridgewater than anything the offense did. Minnesota sacked Matthew Stafford four times, allowed just 255 yards overall and only one touchdown in the final 56 minutes of the game.

This rematch will provide a nice barometer for just how far Detroit's offense has come with its recent two-game surge.

4. Who plays tight end?
It's been a disappointing season for Detroit tight ends, with Eric Ebron falling well short of expectations (22 catches, 199 yards, one touchdown), Brandon Pettigrew headed for his least productive season as a pro (10 catches, 70 yards) and Joseph Fauria missing a game for every ball caught (six).

Fauria looked like he might finally be ready to provide some production at the position, hauling in a 10-yard touchdown pass last week -- and twerking like his life depended on it -- but it turns out he re-injured his left ankle in the game.

The Lions have yet to offer a substantive update, but they did sign Kellen Davis on Tuesday, suggesting they aren't counting on Fauria playing against Minnesota.

5. See ya, Suh?
Ndamukong Suh has heard an awful lot of "Suhhhhh" cheers while putting together what appears to be yet another All-Pro season. But Sunday could be the last time he plays in Detroit as a Lion.

Suh's rookie contract voids five days after the Super Bowl. The Lions are expected to pursue an extension after the season ends, but the defensive tackle likely is headed for free agency at this point.

That means unless Detroit beats out Green Bay for the division title, thereby hosting a playoff game, Suh's Ford Field finale will be against Minnesota. And then who knows what happens in the offseason.

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By Gillian Van Stratt | gvanstratt@mlive.com
on December 09, 2014 at 4:00 PM

At the beginning of each week, we'll take an early look at Detroit's upcoming opponent by zeroing in on some interesting numbers.

This week, the Minnesota Vikings.

4
The number of wins for rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater this season, which is more than all other rookie quarterbacks combined. His leadership and poise is being lauded. But all of Bridgewater's wins have come in non-divisional games. He's 0-3 against the NFC North and 4-1 against all others. Wins aren't the only Bridgewater numbers greatly affected by divisional play. His total QBR is 15.4 in three games against the NFC North (one against Green Bay, one against Chicago and one against Detroit) and 62.4 in all others. His touchdown to interception ratio is 3-5 within the division and 5-2 outside of it.

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The amount of points per game the Vikings are getting from special teams over the past three weeks, which is the highest special teams efficiency per game in the NFL since Week 11. Minnesota (Adam Thielen and Everson Griffen) returned two blocked punts for touchdowns two weeks ago against Carolina, the first time in 24 years one team had two in the same game. The last time a team scored on two blocked punts in the same NFL game was on Sept. 30, 1990, when Kansas City did it against Cleveland. The Vikings' two blocked punts for TDs was the fifth time it has happened in league history, according to STATS research dating to 1940. It was also the first blocked punt return touchdown by the Vikings since Oct. 12, 1986, the longest active NFL streak without one.

79
The total number of targets for Minnesota wide receiver Greg Jennings. Jennings has been targeted 17 more times than any other receiver on the Vikings' roster and 29 more times than the receiver with the second-most receiving yards. Jennings has been targeted 79 times, has 50 receptions and 598 yards. Jarius Wright has 32 receptions for 478 total yards, but has only been targeted 50 times. Wright is due for more targets following his game-winning 87-yard touchdown reception in overtime against the Jets. Cordarrelle Patterson has been targeted 62 times but has just 30 receptions for 350 yards. Patterson was benched against the Jets and replaced with former Grand Valley State receiver Charles Johnson. Johnson went on to haul in four catches for 103 yards, including a 56-yard TD. Jennings has twice as many receiving touchdowns (4) as any other receiver.

30
The rank out of 32 NFL teams for the Minnesota passing offense. The Vikings didn't plan on relying on a rookie at QB this season, but following a toe injury to starter Matt Cassel in Week 3 against the Saints, it happened. Such is life in the NFL. Between a rookie (Bridgewater) finding his way and an inconsistent group of wide receivers, Minnesota's passing game has struggled mightily. The Vikings are one of just four teams averaging less than 200 passing yards per game (194.8 ). On the season, they have 13 touchdown passes and 14 interceptions. The offensive line has also given up 40 sacks, which, if you can believe it, is even more than the Lions.

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The number of times the Lions have swept the Vikings in the history of the series. Minnesota entered the NFL in 1961. That year, Detroit swept Minnesota and finished the season 8-5-1. The last time the Lions swept the Vikings was in 2011, which was also the last time the team saw the playoffs. They also did it in 1962, 1991 and 1997. Detroit now has a chance to do so again after beating the Vikings 17-3 on Oct. 12 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.

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Won't be an easy game by any stretch of the imagination, but from everything I've heard, Caldwell has the guys in the right mindset. Although we remain unproven against top talent, this year we've generally won the games we were expected to win. For that reason, I think we can feel good about our chances Sunday.

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Our D today has a way of making QBs make mistakes so I really don't care how much Teddy has progressed since the first meeting, he's going into a very hostile environment with not much of a running game. Couple that with the fact thatour rushing D is our strength, he and the Vikings are in for a world of hurt.

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i think they ll blitz teddy like they did do mccown. the vikings cant run on the lions. the vikes do have a good defense though so expect somewhat of a methodical conservative approach. the lions will see if they can take control of the game without taking risks and waiting for the vikes to make mistakes.


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December, 12, 2014
By Michael Rothstein and Ben Goessling | ESPN.com

When: 4:25 p.m. ET, Sunday Where: Ford Field, Detroit TV: Fox

The most recent time the Detroit Lions and Minnesota Vikings played, Calvin Johnson was on the bench, Teddy Bridgewater had one of the worst games of his rookie season, and the Lions' defense continued to be dominant.

Now Johnson is back, Bridgewater is improved, and the Lions defense has remained one of the best in the NFL. So what happens Sunday in Detroit's regular-season home finale? Lions NFL Nation reporter Michael Rothstein and Vikings NFL Nation reporter Ben Goessling break down what you might see.

Rothstein: The Lions saw possibly the worst of Bridgewater in Week 6. It seems he has grown since then. Where have the biggest changes come for him in the past two months?

Goessling: You're right -- that game probably was Bridgewater at his worst, but he's really made a marked improvement since then, especially in the past few weeks. The biggest change I've seen is in his accuracy, particularly downfield. He was really struggling with his deep throws earlier this season -- we saw him overthrowing quite a few of them -- but the coaches worked with him to keep from dropping the ball during his delivery, which was causing him to throw higher-arcing passes that got away from his receivers. He's getting more confident in his progressions, and he's getting better at avoiding pressure -- in short, he just looks a lot less like a rookie. It's helped that Charles Johnson has emerged as a go-to option for him, whereas Cordarrelle Patterson has fallen short, but Bridgewater deserves plenty of credit for his progress.

The Lions, though, will get a shot at him when the Vikings' offensive line is in a state of disrepair. They've cranked the pressure back up in the past couple weeks after Arizona and New England kept them from getting to the quarterback. Is there anything the Vikings can take from the Cardinals and Patriots, in terms of protecting Bridgewater against the Lions' pass rush?

Rothstein: Not really. Detroit played one of the best at getting rid of the ball quickly in New England's Tom Brady, and Arizona was a strange game. But the Lions have been excelling at flustering quarterbacks the past two weeks, and considering how badly Ezekiel Ansah dominated Matt Kalil in Minneapolis, it might be another long day for Bridgewater. Teams have tried to take Detroit's pass rush and run defense away by using a lot of screens and quick passes to receivers on the outside, but the Lions have gotten good at adapting to that, too. Consider this: Ansah had nine quarterback hurries on Jay Cutler. Then the Lions hit Josh McCown 14 times Sunday. Bridgewater has more speed and agility than both of them, and if I were Norv Turner, I'd try rolling Bridgewater out and putting him on the run as much as possible to force Detroit to give chase. That might be the best strategy.

Speaking of defense, Jim Caldwell praised Mike Zimmer's ability to disguise defenses -- something Detroit has done well this season. How do the Vikings end up doing that, and does Sharrif Floyd's injury change that?

Goessling: The Vikings' ability to disguise defenses comes largely from their double-A gap blitz package, which we'll see plenty of Sunday. From that look in the Vikings' nickel defense, Zimmer can send both linebackers up the middle and drop one or both into coverage, but no matter what he does, offensive lines have to account for the possibility they'll see heavy pressure up the middle. The Vikings will occasionally blitz Harrison Smith off the edge in conjunction with a linebacker and will send slot cornerback Captain Munnerlyn after the quarterback, too. The fact that they've got two defensive ends who have linebacker experience and can drop into coverage (Everson Griffen and Brian Robison) just adds to their options. The Vikings would love to have Floyd healthy -- he's had a nice second season, particularly as a pass-rusher -- but they've got enough personnel flexibility to be unpredictable even if he doesn't play Sunday.

None of this works, though, if the Vikings can't cover Johnson. They didn't see him in October, but it seems he's back to his old self now. If he's at split end, Xavier Rhodes will match up well with him, but if he's moving around, the Lions will get some mismatches. How do you expect they'll use him?

Rothstein: They've moved him around a bunch this season, which had been offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi's plan all along. With the caveat that the Lions have played two poor defenses over the past two weeks, this is what Detroit had hoped its offense would look like when it brought in Lombardi, Golden Tate and Eric Ebron this offseason. Johnson makes everything else in the offense happen, though, because of the attention teams still pay to him. They'll continue to use him on intermediate and deep routes from varying areas of the field in order to find good pockets for him to run into. With Tate in the offense, they don't use him as often in catch-and-run situations on shorter routes, but he is still the team's main breakout threat. That he's had 12 or more air yards per target in four of the past five games is evidence of that.

Going back to the offense, we discussed Bridgewater earlier, but even without Adrian Peterson, Minnesota has a decent-to-good rushing offense. What's been the key there, and who is the running back of the future for the Vikings?

Goessling: Well, it hasn't been very good since Jerick McKinnon got hurt. Matt Asiata is only averaging 3.3 yards per carry this season, and he needed 33 carries to gain a total of 106 yards the past two weeks. He doesn't have the speed or the ability to make people miss once he gets through the line, and at this point, the Vikings' offensive line is in such a state of disrepair that I'm not sure the run game is going to rebound, short of Peterson walking through that door, so to speak. The Vikings' best two run-blocking linemen, Brandon Fusco and Phil Loadholt, are both out for the year, and though John Sullivan has had a good season, the Vikings just haven't been able to get the consistent push they need to run the ball without more people healthy. I don't see that changing Sunday against the Lions.

This is obviously a game the Lions need in a heated NFC playoff race. Do you see this team being able to secure a playoff berth? How far can they go if they get in?

Rothstein: Yes, I do. This team has a much different feel than last season's Lions team, which fell apart at the end of the season. Jim Caldwell has the attention and trust of his players, and it shows every week. They understand more than ever that they can't look too far ahead, and they haven't. But they also know they are in a good position right now. As far as how far they can go? It depends. This is a team that can probably beat most teams at Ford Field. On the road against a good team? I'm not convinced. If they ended up at Dallas or the NFC South winner, they can win. Otherwise, the road game is where Detroit's journey ends.

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The Vikings' road record in the NFC North the last three seasons, including playoffs. Minnesota's last road win in the division came at Ford Field against the Lions on Sept. 30, 2012.

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Rushing yards per game allowed by Detroit in the second half of this season, the best in the NFL by nine yards. They are also one of only two defenses that have allowed fewer than 70 yards per game.


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whats happening here? the vikings have a good defense so I get that but why is our defense struggling and missing so many tackles?


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Yeah this is a pretty bad start especially with the guys the Vikes are missing on D today


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Looks like SOL

So long playoffs, despite the golden egg handed to them by GB today

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Huge overthrow by teddy right to glover for the pick. That could save the game

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Teddy's helped out, after a superb start. The guy looks like the real deal to me.

Our tackling has been very poor - every play we give up 2 yards (or more) than we should.

4pts at half time is nothing, though. I think we adjust and win a squeaker.


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This team desperately needs to establish some sort of consistent running game or even if they make the playoffs it's going to be an early exit.


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