EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. In their push for a new stadium, the Minnesota Vikings spoke often about the modern conveniences lacking at the Metrodome. The Teflon-covered dome has long been disparaged by fans and teams alike.
For all its quirks and inconveniences, the Metrodome has served the Vikings well through the years, with a 163-89 record all-time under the white roof, old and new. The same is true this season for Minnesota, which is 6-1 at home after Sunday's 21-14 win against the Chicago Bears and 1-5 on the road.
The Vikings are left to wonder, specifically this season, why they haven't been able to replicate their success at home and transfer itto road games.
"I don't know; If we could just take the Metrodome name wherever we go and put it on other people's stadiums," receiver Michael Jenkins said. "We've got to find a way to play better on the road."
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