It's Monday Morning quarterback, a quick look at what the football experts are saying about Sunday's Vikings win over Detroit.
Let's start with the best line we've seen: "If Christian Ponder keeps playing this way, he could even date a Kardashian and no one would care." That, from Pioneer Press scribe Tom Powers, who noted that the Vikings quarterback jabbed back at his those who though his ESPN girlfriend, Samantha Steele, might be affecting his play.
From Eric Nelson, of www.gameday.gold, a mind-boggling stat: In the last 15 games, the Detroit Lions are 1-14 in the Metrodome!
On the Adrian Peterson beat, it's all accolades for No. 28 after his 171-yard performance. KFAN's A.J. Mansour says he could "could only stand in awe."
Star Tribune writer Jim Souhan takes it one step further, writing that nobody in Minnesota history has dominated "the most brutal and popular sport in the country less than a year after undergoing reconstructive knee surgery."
The out of town opinion? The dobbers are down in Detroit. And for good reason. The Lions are now 4-5, and a long shot to make the NFL playoffs. Detroit Free Press writer Dave Birkett quotes Lions center Domicic Raiola: “That’s not Lions football.”
Uh, yes it is, Dom.