Originally written on Purple Jesus Diaries  |  Last updated 10/20/14
Amazing or macabre? YOU DECIDE! This is Minnesota Vikings linebacker Audie Cole getting into the holiday spirit a bit earlier than usual this season. That's him rocking an outstanding Christmas sweater vest, going beyond just the normal "Ugly Christmas Sweater" mode and going full blown with the vest and everything. And ONLY the vest. Doing so pushes this dangerously close into the "Shirtless Vikings" category, although I'm hesitant to drop any picture where a Vikings player is simply showing their arms into that gallery. It'd be a bit of a tease, I feel.   Either way, Cole Train is looking pretty solid, and clearly his girlfriend Michelle Rosplock (who is a very kind young lady, by the way. Hi Michelle!) is pretty excited to see Audie show off as he's doing. Or maybe she's just excited for a Audie Present herself?! Maybe Head Coach Leslie Frazier will even surprise us all with an early Christmas present this weekend and let Audie Cole actually play against the Packers and wreck havoc all over that stupid Aaron Rodgers face. Pretty much that's all Audie does when he gets into a game, just goes Full Audie Diesel mode. Just not in a Christmas vest, probably.   [follow]
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