Originally written December 06, 2012 on Helmet2Helmet:
Following a scorching hot start to the season, the Vikings have cooled down considerably, dropping four of their last five contests. Sitting at 6-6, Minnesota hosts the rival Bears on Sunday in what may amount to a make-or-break game for their playoff hopes. Veteran linebacker Chad Greenway wants the home fans in full throat -- and two sheets to the wind. "We have to play accordingly and our fans have to show up accordingly, which we know they will," Greenway said, via the Minneapolis Star Tribune. "Hopefully, they're super- duper drunk. ... So drink liquor, not beer." Kickoff is at 12:00 p.m. CT, hardly an ideal time to begin throwing them back. Greenway has a suggestion, however. "Yeah, I would say morning drinking," Greenway said. "Why not? You could pull an all-nighter. Then you'd have the drunk, tired guys who will really be obnoxious." Greenway, a seventh-year pro, is toeing a fine line and knows better. He can likely ...
2 Comments:
  • YEP
  • Just what we need, a Player supposedly a role model for our youth, encouraging people to get "Super Drunk" not just have a few. Is Greenway willing to take responsibility for all the drunk drivers, ans people that could get injured or even kiled. I love my Vikings, But I am greatly saddened by the t5olerance maybe even acceptance of player misbehavior, from party boats, to the team leaders getting hauled in for driving drunk, the list goes on and on and has for at least the last 15 years. When will management grow a pair as they say, and insist that the players be the role models they could and should be. If they do not want to, heck pay me the minimum salary and I will promise, and deliver, to never get arrested for drinking, chasing prostitutes, carousing, assaults you name it.
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