Originally written on Pro Football Spot  |  Last updated 10/8/13
A good writer never reveals their tricks, but I'll let you take a trip into my mind anyways.WIth the Vikings' bye week being last Sunday, I didn't expect to write a version of The Drunken Vikings Chronicles. Then, Freemania rounded into form.After trading some final fisticuffs with his former head coach Greg Schiano, Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Josh Freeman was released and became Minnesota Vikings quarterback Josh Freeman late Sunday evening after signing a one-year contract.I'll go deeper into the situation later, but it adds another interesting wrinkle into a season that just keeps getting more bizarre by the second.It's starting to smell a lot like the 2011 season.That October, the Vikings were desperate to find a spark to ignite their suddenly stagnant offense. Brett Favre was becoming useless outside of an early version of Snapchat and needed a target to replace the injured Sidney Rice.Roughly 1,500 miles away, the New England Patriots were in a staring contest with Randy...
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