Last week, despite fumbling the game-winning drive away, it was quarterback Teddy Bridgewater that stole this weekly award via your votes. He’s got a great chance at doing it again this week, under happier circumstances, which would give him his third win of the year here at VT.
There is no doubt that Mike Zimmer has improved greatly in an enormously important section of the standings – division record – and the team is still in a position to win the NFC North with just two weeks of football left.
Sunday’s convincing 38-17 victory against Jay Cutler and the Chicago Bears is significant in that Minnesota has swept two of their NFC North opponents in 2015. Only the Packers, a team Zimmer has yet to beat as Head Coach, remain on the schedule and that final regular season is still a potential matchup that determines the division championship.
A number of Vikings players stood out on Sunday, and there is plenty of reason to celebrate them, and what better way than by nominating them for this heralded (by me) award? Your Week Fifteen nominations are…