For Vikings, struggling Cardinals may provide cure

  • Article by: DAN WIEDERER , Star Tribune
  • Updated: October 19, 2012 - 2:29 PM

The Vikings defense needs to recuperate after Washington scored 38 points last week.

  • 11
  • Comments

  • Results per page:
prplstoogeOct. 19, 1212:02 AM

The fact that the vikings are looking to gain some sort of an edge on the Cardinal because their starting QB is hurt and probably won't start shows how desperate this club is for a win after showing their true colors by getting blown out by an 8-8 caliber team on the road last Sunday. Wouldn't it be nice if the vikings could actuallly bet a team with a winning record fair and square for once without relying on their opponents main starter being hurt.

2
6
ttrailOct. 19, 12 6:10 AM

I sure hope they don't expect a cake walk over the Cardinals. They could be a tough team to beat, especially if we make some mistakes. Hopefully our guy's come out on top. Go Vikes!!

6
1
notsidOct. 19, 12 8:37 AM

Oh, oh, the Cardinals are just the kind of team that can blowout the Vikings,especially, if whomever plays QB for them on Sunday, can hit Fitzgerald for a couple of quick touchdowns.

3
1
evanszombieOct. 19, 12 8:53 AM

prplstooge ... The 49ers are 5-2 and had no key missing starters. The Vikings are doing just fine given how young they are at so many key positions. Expect growing pains and enjoy what positive results they get. BTW ... they were 8-8 last year without RGIII, just saying.

2
1
evanszombieOct. 19, 12 8:54 AM

8-8 caliber, not actual record ... sorry.

0
1
zatawayOct. 19, 1210:35 AM

In today's NFL there is no automatic win as the overall talent level is so good across the board. On paper though, this looks good for the Vikes. The AZ D is very good, but if we can get in a groove, get some points early, that forces the AZ offense to come from behind which would be tough. Overall - pull out the same game-plan as we used for the 49ers and we'll be good.

1
0
viqueenfailOct. 19, 1211:40 AM

If this is some sort of good news then the Vikings are in serious trouble. Maybe after we vote Ryan in as VP some of you will return to America's true team. Go Pack!

1
2
siouxchampOct. 19, 1211:45 AM

It's all about what the Vikings offense will be able to generate. We've seen our defense can win games by themselves, but will our Offense score? Trent Dilfer 2.0 should be good for his usual 1 passing TD in the game. GO #7!!!!

1
1
larsoeriOct. 19, 12 2:25 PM

Arizona is probably thinking the Vikings might be a cure. This team, although improved, is not good enough to look past anyone.

2
0
prplstoogeOct. 19, 12 7:13 PM

@eveanszombie - I think you would make the perfect viking's mascot which us homers will call "The Purple Empty Trophy Case Zombie" LOL!!!

0
0

Comment on this story   |  

ADVERTISEMENT

Toronto - LP: A. Loup 4 FINAL
Cleveland - WP: J. Outman 6
LA Angels - LP: H. Santiago 1 FINAL
Detroit - WP: R. Porcello 2
Atlanta - LP: G. Schlosser 3 FINAL
NY Mets - WP: J. Valverde 4
Seattle - LP: T. Wilhelmsen 2 FINAL
Miami - WP: M. Dunn 3
St. Louis - LP: S. Maness 2 FINAL
Washington - WP: R. Soriano 3
Milwaukee - WP: Z. Duke 3 FINAL
Pittsburgh - LP: J. Gomez 2
NY Yankees - WP: P. Claiborne 5 FINAL
Tampa Bay - LP: H. Bell 1
Minnesota - WP: P. Hughes 8 FINAL
Kansas City - LP: Y. Ventura 3
Cincinnati - WP: H. Bailey 8 FINAL
Chicago Cubs - LP: C. Villanueva 2
Chicago WSox - WP: E. Johnson 16 FINAL
Texas - LP: R. Ross Jr. 2
Houston - LP: B. Peacock 1 FINAL
Oakland - WP: J. Chavez 4
Philadelphia - WP: J. Diekman 10 FINAL
Colorado - LP: M. Belisle 9
San Francisco - WP: T. Lincecum 4 FINAL
San Diego - LP: R. Erlin 3
Arizona - LP: J. Collmenter 1 FINAL
Los Angeles - WP: J. Wright 4
Baltimore 3 Top 5th Inning
Boston 0
Dallas 85 FINAL
San Antonio 90
Charlotte 88 FINAL
Miami 99
Washington 48 3rd Qtr
Chicago 54
Portland 8:30 PM
Houston
Philadelphia 4 FINAL
NY Rangers 2
Detroit 1 FINAL
Boston 4
Tampa Bay 1 2nd Prd 9:28
Montreal 1
Los Angeles 9:00 PM
San Jose
Connect with twitterConnect with facebookConnect with Google+Connect with PinterestConnect with PinterestConnect with RssfeedConnect with email newsletters

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

Date/Opponent Time W L Score
2013 preseason     
Aug 9 - vs. Houston 7 pmX27-13
Aug 16 - at Buffalo 6 pmX20-16
Aug 25 - at San Francisco 7 pmX34-14
Aug 29 - vs. Tennessee 7 pmX24-23
2013 regular season     
Sep 8 - at Detroit NoonX34-24
Sep 15 - at Chicago NoonX31-30
Sep 22 - vs. Cleveland NoonX31-27
Sep 29 - vs. Pittsburgh (in London) NoonX34-27
Oct 6 - Bye
Oct 13 - vs. Carolina NoonX35-10
Oct 21 - at. NY Giants 7:40 pmX23-7
Oct 27 - vs. Green Bay 7:30 pmX44-31
Nov 3 - at Dallas NoonX27-23
Nov 7 - vs. Washington 7:25 pmX34-27
Nov 17 - at Seattle 3:25 pmX41-20
Nov. 24 - at Green Bay Noon26-26
Dec 1 - vs. Chicago NoonX23-20
Dec 8 - at Baltimore NoonX29-26
Dec 15 - vs. Philadelphia NoonX48-30
Dec 22 - at Cincinnati NoonX42-14
Dec 29 - vs. Detroit NoonX14-13

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

question of the day

Poll: Which quarterback is best in the NFL draft?

Weekly Question

ADVERTISEMENT