Originally written on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 11/15/14
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. The benefit for the Minnesota Vikings, at least initially, of playing on a short week as part of Thursday Night Football this week was an extra bit of rest before they travel to face the Seattle Seahawks on Nov. 4.Minnesota hoped to have the extended break to heal, rest and prepare for a crucial second half of the schedule, loaded with tough games, road games and NFC North games. Now, after losing, 36-17, to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Thursday, the Vikings have an extra three days to stew after their most disappointing effort of the season.Coach Leslie Frazier, who stood up postgame Thursday night and took the blame for not having his team ready on the short week, was trying to figure out the best way to not let Thursday's frustration linger for 10 days."That's what I've been wrestling with, last night after the game and this morning as well; because it's one game," Frazier said. "And it was a tough loss, but it is only one game. And you can't allow that to car...
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