Here's the question: If we no longer think the Vikings will be worse than mediocre, how do we feel about them being better than mediocre?
The plot of Friday night’s college football game between the Gophers and Iowa was familiar. But the subplot? That was enough to stick around for until the end.
Wentz didn't know that real Eagles fans at home were hearing fake Eagles fans boo him, and real Eagles fans at home didn't know that Wentz couldn't hear the boos they were hearing. Huh?
The question wouldn't be worth asking — at least not yet — if the Vikings' first two losses of the season were more pedestrian, couldn't-catch-a-break types of defeats.
Wednesday's news that the Wild sent Eric Staal to Buffalo in exchange for Marcus Johansson was a head-scratching moment.
Pro Football Focus gave cornerback Xavier Rhodes a low mark in his Indianapolis debut, which included a touchdown play on which he was beaten badly. Here's a Week 1 recap.
Zimmer has enough of a track record and history with the Vikings defense that he can be allowed a mulligan and have the benefit of using Sunday's loss as a teachable moment.