MINNEAPOLIS -- Chad Greenway paused in trying to explain what had just happened the previous few hours to the Minnesota Vikings defense. Chris Cook did the same. Jared Allen wiped a hand across his face seemingly trying to wipe free the memories of Sunday night's 44-31 loss to the Green Bay Packers.
"You got to be kidding me to say that we can't stop teams," Allen said. "We score 31 points and don't win the game; you got to be kidding me. We get blown out three weeks in a row, you got to be kidding me. We got to play better."
Allen said he was embarrassed, an adjective he's used many times recently. But he told reporters he's just trying to be honest. He said he didn't know what to say. None of Minnesota's defensive players seemed to have an answer after Green Bay and quarterback Aaron Rodgers surgically took apart the Vikings' defense.
Third downs? No problem for the Packers. They went 13 of 18 on third down. Green Bay was 2 of 2 on fourth down. Three of the Packers' first four ...