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    Vikings: Strong start on the road could set tone


    Overall, a pretty easy schedule. Chance to start out 5-0. Do have a buzz saw with Steelers and Ravens back to back. What do other Vikes fan think?


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    Re: Vikes fans

    Looks like a average sched.
    maybe kinda easier than average.



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    Sage will lead us to another winning season.



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    Re: Vikes fans

    vikings always seem to start strong, if i were a vikings fan I would be worried about the last 6 games minus cinci, bears 2x, giants, carolina, and arizona



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    Re: Vikes fans

    Quote Originally Posted by rhlentz View Post
    vikings always seem to start strong, if i were a vikings fan I would be worried about the last 6 games minus cinci, bears 2x, giants, carolina, and arizona

    i was just going to say that. the early schedule looks promising, but 5 of the last 6 could be very tough. I do like the schedule in Nov with 3 straight homes games vs Lions, Seahawks, and Bears.


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    Re: Vikes fans

    I don't think it looks very easy....

    Out of conference games against Baltimore, Arizona, Carolina, Pittsburgh, and the Giants? That's a lot of playoff teams.



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    Quote Originally Posted by Clone9 View Post
    I don't think it looks very easy....

    Out of conference games against Baltimore, Arizona, Carolina, Pittsburgh, and the Giants? That's a lot of playoff teams.

    according to espn we have the 2nd easiest schedule this yr. I guess Lions 2x, Browns, Bengals should be 4 easy ones right?


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    Quote Originally Posted by CRcyclone6 View Post
    according to espn we have the 2nd easiest schedule this yr. I guess Lions 2x, Browns, Bengals should be 4 easy ones right?
    From year to year it's hard to tell which teams will be "easy" in the NFL.



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    Their second to the last game of the season is a Monday night game at Soldier Field. Brrrrrr!!!!



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    I think we get the lions twice, split with the pack and the bears, beat the browns, bengals and seahawks. There is 7 wins. We would need about 3 tossups to make the playoffs.


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    Quote Originally Posted by CRcyclone6 View Post
    according to espn we have the 2nd easiest schedule this yr. I guess Lions 2x, Browns, Bengals should be 4 easy ones right?
    Yeah, I guess it balances out with some "really easy" games.



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    What is the word on the Williams'? Are they going to be suspended to start the season or not? That would make a huge difference in how we start the season.


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    Quote Originally Posted by jay moe View Post
    What is the word on the Williams'? Are they going to be suspended to start the season or not? That would make a huge difference in how we start the season.
    The Vikes get the Browns, Lions, 49ers, and Packers in the 1st 4 weeks. Not the best running teams in the league, so the loss of the Williams wouldn't hurt as much. Hopefully the back-ups could hold their own if need be.

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    Quote Originally Posted by isu_oak View Post
    The Vikes get the Browns, Lions, 49ers, and Packers in the 1st 4 weeks. Not the best running teams in the league, so the loss of the Williams wouldn't hurt as much. Hopefully the back-ups could hold their own if need be.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Clone9 View Post
    I don't think it looks very easy....

    Out of conference games against Baltimore, Arizona, Carolina, Pittsburgh, and the Giants? That's a lot of playoff teams.
    The Vikings also have last year's 2 Superbowl teams on the road while the Bears have them at home. The Vikings have the toughest schedule in the division which makes sense given the NFL's policy of assigning schedules based on standings.



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