A sampling of commentary on Vikings' dysfuction

  • Updated: October 23, 2013 - 7:11 AM

The Vikings’ play in a 23-7 loss to the Giants on Monday Night was enough visual evidence of dysfunction that you wouldn’t think words would be necessary. But oh, they were necessary. Those who talk about football for a living were not shy in laying into the purple — and particularly the decision to start quarterback Josh Freeman. Here are some examples, which we will neatly divide into four quarters and a postgame:

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New England 5:30 PM
Seattle
Miami 53 3rd Qtr 5:26
Boston 47
LA Lakers 19 1st Qtr 0:29
New York 30
Arizona 0 2nd Prd 6:05
Montreal 2
St. Louis 2 2nd Prd 4:25
Washington 2
Nashville 2 1st Prd 3:31
Pittsburgh 0
Minnesota 2:00 PM
Vancouver
Miami-Florida 54 FINAL
Florida State 55
Oakland 96 FINAL
Youngstown St 80
Cincinnati 44 2nd Half 6:11
East Carolina 38
Michigan 48 2nd Half 8:33
Michigan State 51
Marist 27 1st Half 6:00
Canisius 23
Fordham 18 1st Half 7:34
Dayton 34
Manhattan 23 1st Half 6:33
Monmouth 14
Quinnipiac 25 1st Half 6:37
Niagara 33
Utah 1:30 PM
USC
Connecticut 2:00 PM
Houston
California 2:00 PM
Washington
North Dakota St 2:00 PM
Western Ill
Penn State 65 FINAL
(22) Rutgers 76
(14) Texas 44 2nd Half 7:59
TCU 49
Coll of Charleston 35 2nd Half 6:41
Towson 60
Cornell 43 2nd Half 8:11
Yale 40
Xavier 53 2nd Half 4:50
Providence 53
Drexel 57 2nd Half 3:04
UNC-Wilmington 43
Stony Brook 46 2nd Half 4:04
New Hampshire 39
Maine 44 2nd Half 3:00
Albany 41
Miami-Florida 53 2nd Half 6:15
Pittsburgh 66
(21) Georgia 46 2nd Half 12:11
(10) Kentucky 51
Arizona 61 2nd Half 4:00
Colorado 66
Wake Forest 53 2nd Half 8:28
(4) Notre Dame 71
Loyola-Chicago 35 2nd Half 9:10
Illinois State 55
(24) Oklahoma 14 1st Half 7:17
West Virginia 21
St Johns 15 1st Half 7:33
Seton Hall 20
Delaware 27 1st Half 5:00
Hofstra 23
Binghamton 18 1st Half 3:53
UMass Lowell 24
Vermont 16 1st Half 6:46
Hartford 13
William & Mary 19 1st Half 3:55
Northeastern 21
Boston College 18 1st Half 7:47
(16) North Carolina 20
Virginia 31 1st Half 5:56
Clemson 20
(2) Connecticut 26 1st Half 7:03
Temple 19
Arkansas 17 1st Half 5:12
Alabama 8
Virginia Tech 27 1st Half 6:51
Georgia Tech 29
Kansas 20 1st Half 5:31
(3) Baylor 21
Canisius 15 1st Half 6:23
Rider 19
Monmouth 11 1st Half 6:43
Fairfield 17
Quinnipiac 29 1st Half 3:26
Saint Peters 25
Butler 13 1st Half 7:21
Creighton 13
Wichita State 14 1st Half 7:52
Drake 20
Evansville 18 1st Half 4:33
Indiana State 19
(18) Miss State 2:00 PM
(6) Tennessee
Villanova 2:00 PM
DePaul
Georgetown 2:00 PM
Marquette
North Texas 2:00 PM
Rice
Auburn 2:00 PM
(12) Texas A&M
(11) Arizona State 2:00 PM
Utah
Missouri State 2:00 PM
Northern Iowa
Michigan 2:00 PM
(15) Nebraska
Minnesota 2:00 PM
Northwestern
Wisconsin 2:00 PM
Illinois
Bradley 2:05 PM
Southern Ill
Florida 3:00 PM
Vanderbilt
(20) Iowa 3:00 PM
(5) Maryland
(1) South Carolina 3:30 PM
Ole Miss
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Date/Opponent Time W L Score
2014 preseason     
Aug 8 - vs. Oakland 7 pmX10-6
Aug 16 - vs. Arizona 7:30 pmX30-28
Aug 23 - at Kansas City 7 pmX30-12
Aug 28 - at Tennessee 7 pmX19-3
2014 regular season     
Sep 7 - at St. Louis NoonX34-6
Sep 14 - vs. New England NoonX30-7
Sep 21 - at New Orleans NoonX20-9
Sep 28 - vs. Atlanta 3:25 pmX41-28
Oct 2 - at Green Bay 7:25 pmX42-10
Oct 12 - vs. Detroit NoonX17-3
Oct 19 - at. Buffalo NoonX17-16
Oct 26 - at Tampa Bay NoonX19-13 ot
Nov 2 - vs. Washington NoonX29-26
Nov 9 - Bye
Nov 16 - at Chicago NoonX21-13
Nov. 23 - vs. Green Bay NoonX24-21
Nov. 30 - vs. Carolina NoonX31-13
Dec 7 - vs. NY Jets NoonX30-24 ot
Dec 14 - at Detroit 3:25 pmX16-14
Dec 21 - at Miami NoonX37-35
Dec 28 - vs. Chicago NoonX13-9

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