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Thursday, October 25 Tampa Bay (2-4) at Minnesota (5-2), Minnesota favored by 6 1/2 The Vikings won last week against Arizona and set passing the football back almost 100 years. Christian Ponder was awful, but it didn’t matter because “Purple … Continue reading →
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