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Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway admitted Thursday that he "went a little far" in saying that Minnesota fans should get "super-duper drunk" for the team's showdown against Chicago on Sunday.
"Obviously, I could have used some more responsible words," Greenway said on ESPN radio in Chicago.
After last Sunday's 23-14 Vikings loss at Green Bay, Greenway said of the upcoming game against the Bears: "We have to play accordingly and our fans have to show up accordingly, which we know they will. Hopefully, they're super-duper drunk.
So drink liquor, not beer."
The Vikings are 6-6; the Bears are 8-4 and tied for first place with the Packers in the NFC North. Sunday's game at the Metrodome begins at noon Central time.
"Yeah, I would say morning drinking," Greenway told reporters last Sunday.
Greenway had a few days to rethink his comments, however.
"I just wanted the fans at home to be loud like they always are," he said during the ESPN radio interview. "I think just trying to drive that point home I probably got a little loose with my words." Source: Detroit News Attached Thumbnails
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