Following yet another meltdown loss, the Vikings are about as interesting to us fans as the details surrounding the latest archeological search for a meat eating platypus. In fact, that gives me an idea for a new blog…
Anyways, the Dallas game happened. Here are five random things on my mind tonight:
1. I Bailed On Ya
I’m sorry for not being present for our game-time live chat this week. I had some issues rise up this week and weekend that had me in a foul mood. I can’t imagine I would have been much fun in the chat, so I limited my scorn exclusively to our VT Twitter account for this one game. That will change on Thursday night as I will be there, with bells on, to cheer Christian Ponder to a 1-6 record for the year!
2. Christian Ponder Is 0-6 For The Year
Once again, all of the blame cannot be placed on the shoulders of Christian Ponder for this loss, but he just still isn’t showing up. His offensive line played their best game of the season, by far, and the receivers seemed pretty on task. Ponder’s inability to recognize a game situation other than run-of-the-mill snaps is bewildering, as evidenced by him holding the ball in the endzone for far too long and letting the Cowboys strip him for an easy score. His interception was ugly. Looking back at the film reveals open receivers when he chose to use his legs. His hail mary attempt was just… just… just… I’m trying to find the words but I’m coming up short.