For the previous 23 games, it appeared Murphy's Law applied to the Vikings, and we're not talking about former punter Nick Murphy. Whenever anything bad could happen, it seemed it happened to the Vikings. But, after getting a couple of good bounces Sunday, now the Vikings are now wondering if luck is finally on their side. We'll soon find out.
December 23, 2004
The Vikings played much better run defense, but a thin secondary yielded big yardage again, which could cost someone a job this week. Offensively, the line struggled to protect Daunte Culpepper with back spasms for another player, leading to him being pulled. The Vikings continued streaks, ended streaks and played through sickness, all on their way to an unlikely 28-27 win.
December 19, 2004