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Radical Proposal

This might seem insane to some, but I’m going to suggest it anyway:  It might be time for Brad Childress to bench Adrian Peterson and send him a message about this fumbling shit.  Peterson coughed it up twice in the first half – yes, I know the second one is technically charged to Tarvaris Jackson on the QB-RB exchange but the replay showed it was clearly Peterson’s fault – and the Vikings are down 17-7 as a direct result.  Tarvaris Jackson is playing well – very well, in fact – and you have Chester Taylor to take over.  I know Chilly doesn’t actually have the nerve to do this, but, I wish he would.  This game is too important to let a guy keep putting it on the ground, even if he’s your alleged superstar.

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  • Mike Aageson

    Benching your franchise running back for the last game of the season with possible do-or-die implications definitely isn’t the way to go here. What they need is to practice fundamental football.
    Keep playing hard and focus on every snap, along with a great gameplan will be key for the vikes.

  • Dick Erickson

    Rather then benching Peterson why not switching him to the
    defense, possibly linebacker, where ball control isn’t all that
    important………..  What’s Bud Grant doing these days?