Minnesota Vikings 2009 Preview

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Published: July 13, 2009

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... the Vikings were tabled by many experts as being a consistent quarterback away from seriously contending for a Super Bowl Championship.

And for good reason.

The Vikings were loaded with talent on the offensive line and had the most explosive young player in the game in Adrian Peterson. They had just added speedy Bernard Berrian and a raw but talented playmaker to play alongside him in Sidney Rice.
Couple this with a good defense with easily one of the best defensive lines in football, and you could see why the Vikings were liked by all the so called pundits.

However, they could not fill the one position that they absolutely needed to take the leap from average playoff team to bonafide championship contender. They desperately needed a quarterback, and it would be shoddy play from this position that would wind up ending the Vikings season prematurely come January.

This would become clear from the early point of the se...

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