Wilf: 'It's no fun going through this'

Vikings owner Zygi Wilf tells the Star Tribune's Sid Hartman that he is suffering this season because he thought the team would be more competitive than its 2-8 record.
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Vikings owner Zygi Wilf tells the Star Tribune's Sid Hartman that he is suffering this season because he thought the team would be more competitive than its 2-8 record.

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