First of all, this is one of the most disappointing games I’ve ever watched. It was made even worse by an opening drive by Minnesota that gave so much hope that this could be a winnable game for the Vikings.
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After that, nothing went right for Minnesota. The defense gave up too many big plays, the offense turned the ball over too many times, the offensive line couldn’t contain the pass rush, and Nick Foles looked like Tom Brady.
The opening drive was the only time that Minnesota looked like themselves. Uncharacteristic tackling and coverage mistakes felt like something that could be overcome, but the Eagles continued to pile it on.
Touchdown after touchdown, Philadelphia made the lead insurmountable. Any defensive or offensive adjustments the Vikings made were shut down on a regular basis by Philadelphia, but it’s still hard to see everything the Vikings did this season and not be impressed.
It was a crushing loss for Minnesota, but this is a young Vikings team that can hope to return to the playoffs during the 2018 season. Still, 7-38 is hard to swallow.
What did you think of the game between the Minnesota Vikings and Philadelphia Eagles? Were you as disappointed with the performance as I was? Or are you already excited for how good this team can be next season? Let us know in the comments below.