Originally posted on The Penalty Flag  |  Last updated 12/5/12
The NFL is a pass-first league, unless you’re the Minnesota Vikings. The Vikings are a run-first—or more accurately a run-only—team for two reasons. One, they have the best running back in the NFL in Adrian Peterson, who is playing the best football of his career after recovering from a torn ACL. Second, Christian Ponder is apparently not capable of throwing the ball further than ten yards down the field, and even those throws are often misguided. To put things bluntly, the Vikings will have wasted what is likely to be the best year of their future Hall of Fame RB’s career on a quarterback who has proven his incompetence, young as he may be.… Read more
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