Originally posted on The Penalty Flag  |  Last updated 10/5/12

While it’s still a little early to label the Minnesota Vikings as NFC North favorites, they certainly look like the most consistent team in the division. Christian Ponder has been playing solid football and looks to be a promising quarterback for a Vikings team that hasn’t seen much consistency at the position in the last decade or more. The defense has looked good enough and has even found a few playmakers this year in first-round draft choice Harrison Smith and the perennially underrated (but slightly overpaid) Chad Greenway. Most importantly, someone forgot to tell Adrian Peterson that he isn’t supposed to be this good already after recovering this offseason from an ACL injury.… Read more

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