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Fiddy
01-16-2005, 11:44 AM
Going to be an intresting game. McNabb may try to do too much by himself...

AndreJ
01-16-2005, 12:02 PM
Going to be an intresting game. McNabb may try to do too much by himself...

What station are the games on?

AndreJ
01-16-2005, 12:02 PM
nevermind i found it. Its on Fox

Fiddy
01-16-2005, 12:03 PM
Vikings and Eagles are on Fox
I think Colts and Pats are on CBS

CoachJim
01-16-2005, 12:10 PM
Does anyone besides me hope that RMoss gets his *** handed to him today? :bouncey:

AndreJ
01-16-2005, 12:10 PM
Does anyone besides me hope that RMoss gets his *** handed to him today? :bouncey:

Im sure there is, but not me.

Errant Hothy
01-16-2005, 12:30 PM
It's the Micheal Westbrook show!

Errant Hothy
01-16-2005, 12:34 PM
Was that a reverse-Moonie. And so will it in envoke the opposite reaction in Joe Buck?

"THAT'S JUSY THE CLASSIESY THING I'VE EVER SEEN"

And will teh NFL give Mitchell 10k?

AndreJ
01-16-2005, 01:04 PM
LoL Todd Pinkston is garbage he dropped that wide open pass.

AndreJ
01-16-2005, 01:07 PM
That was a ridiculous Touchdown right there. That'll be on highlight reels for years to come.

Fiddy
01-16-2005, 01:09 PM
The Vikings were so close to such a big break...

BeerTastesLikeVictory
01-16-2005, 01:13 PM
I think the entire country could read mike tices lips after that play

AndreJ
01-16-2005, 01:16 PM
I don't know if the wind is bothering him or what but Dunta is throwing some horrible passes out there today.

Errant Hothy
01-16-2005, 01:21 PM
That fake was just ugly. U-G-L-Y!

AndreJ
01-16-2005, 01:21 PM
Why in the hell would they go for it? That has to be probably the stupidest play call i have ever witnessed in the NFL. That falls on the coach right there.

Fiddy
01-16-2005, 01:22 PM
Why in the hell would they go for it? That has to be probably the stupidest play call i have ever witnessed in the NFL. That falls on the coach right there.It would of worked if Moss would of stayed out on the field so it wasnt that stupid...

AndreJ
01-16-2005, 01:25 PM
It would of worked if Moss would of stayed out on the field so it wasnt that stupid...

Key word would. There was obviously some confusion with the play, but i don't understand why they didn't kick it in the first place. Its only the second quarter and there is much time left in the game.

Boxscore
01-16-2005, 01:43 PM
Philly was crazy not to have kicked a Field Goal at end of half!

AndreJ
01-16-2005, 01:49 PM
Philly was crazy not to have kicked a Field Goal at end of half!

Yeah a few coaching moves by both teams this game have had me wondering wtf? The choice to go for it by the Vikings with all the confusion and then Philly not kicking a FG at the end of the half were both very stupid decision in my opinion.

I'm not sure if M. Tice will be back next year.

AndreJ
01-16-2005, 02:26 PM
Culpepper has been horrible today with his throws and decision making and i thats a fumble in the endzone. Minn. should get this ball back on the 20 and give Culpepper a chance to redeem himself.

Ihategeeks
01-16-2005, 02:38 PM
Key word would. There was obviously some confusion with the play, but i don't understand why they didn't kick it in the first place. Its only the second quarter and there is much time left in the game.

It would have been a penalty for 12 men on the field.

TEXANS84
01-16-2005, 03:09 PM
Moss just looks like he doesn't even want to play today.

Pan-hands, clank clank.

SheTexan
01-16-2005, 03:27 PM
They knew they were "history" when they made the trip to Philly!!

axman40
01-16-2005, 04:24 PM
For the past 3years I have picked the Eagles for the Super Bowl. Not this year! GO FALCONS!
:jumpbanan

JustBonee
01-17-2005, 05:12 PM
Vikings fans take a beating in Philly, too .... Paul Levy, Star Tribune January 17, 2005

PHILADELPHIA -- Rough game. But maybe a rougher crowd.
The Minnesota Vikings lost to the Philadelphia Eagles 27-14 Sunday -- ending the Vikings' playoff hopes and season. But all the mother of Vikings lineman Chris Liwienski could talk about was how she and her family were physically abused by fans in the upper deck of Lincoln Financial Field.

Wearing one of her son's purple Vikings jerseys, Marie Hoppe said she was pushed repeatedly by hostile Philadelphia fans. Her daughter-in-law, Christina Liwienski, said she was hit in the head by a plastic beer bottle.

"We were warned that Philadelphia fans would be rough, the worst in the league, and my son begged me not to wear this jersey," said Hoppe, of suburban Detroit. "Fans are supposed to come to games, not thugs. But these people had their hands on me constantly.
"What are these people doing at sporting events like this?"

The announced crowd of 67,722 seemed determined to enhance a well-earned reputation as the National Football League's crudest. But the Eagles -- the top seed and class of the National Football Conference -- didn't really need any extra help against a Vikings team that finished the season 9-9 and looked every bit like the conference's lowest playoff seed.

With Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb dissecting the Minnesota secondary early and passing for two touchdowns, and facing a tough Philadelphia defense, the Vikings looked very much like a team that lost four of its final five regular season games and not like a team that upset the Packers in Green Bay in the playoffs' first round.

"Giving up 21 points in the first half doesn't help," Vikings cornerback Antoine Winfield said. Obnoxious and hostile

The Vikings offered their fans hope when quarterback Daunte Culpepper's 7-yard touchdown run in the second quarter cut the Eagles' lead to 14-7.
"We still have a chance," Marie Hoppe said during the third quarter.

But she and her family had long given up on the Eagles fans. Joe Liwienski, Chris' 22-year-old brother, said he attended the "basketbrawl" game in Auburn Hills, Mich., where members of the Indiana Pacers exchanged punches with Detroit Pistons fans.
"This was 10 times worse," he said.

"The fans were obnoxious," Chris Liwienski said from the Vikings locker room. "They were chanting stuff to Randy [Moss] throughout the game. You expect that, but you don't expect them to abuse people in the stands trying to enjoy the game."

The few fans who came to the game wearing Vikings purple were greeted by a boisterous and hostile crowd that began sharpening their fangs in parking lots near the stadium at 6 a.m., presumably stirring their alcoholic beverages with rusty nails.

Mike Hughes, 39, of Excelsior, wearing a purple Randy Moss jersey on his back and his heart on his sleeve, walked right through the Eagles crowd that hurled obscenities and promised to throw even more at him.

"Batteries," he said. "They're threatening to throw batteries.
"I went to all but three Vikings road games this year," Hughes said. "I can tell you that Green Bay is nothing like this."

Scott Bain, 33, also wearing a Moss jersey, said he "never felt so lonely" as he walked briskly through a parking lot crowded with Eagles fans chanting obscenities and holding "Jacksonville or Bust" signs.

"We had upper deck seats, but we got so many warnings about what might happen to us that we sold them and bought club level seats on the street," said Bain, formerly of Anoka and now a lawyer in Washington, D.C. "We were told it was safer there."

Said Steve Beckman, 47, of New Brighton, in a well-worn (but not yet battered) Moss jersey: "They warned us not to wear this attire, but we didn't listen. I even rode the subway here.

"They told us that if the Vikings win, we'd better take a cab home, for our own protection."

http://24hour.startribune.com/login/?goto=http://www.startribune.com/stories/462/5189896.htmlwww.startribune.com/stories/462/5189896.html

Boxscore
01-17-2005, 06:31 PM
When I went up to Philadelphia two years ago, when the Texans played the Eagleas there was no way I was going to wear Texan apparrel as my seats were in the 700 level of the Vet. Apparently nothing has changed.

TEXANS84
01-17-2005, 06:54 PM
When I went up to Philadelphia two years ago, when the Texans played the Eagleas there was no way I was going to wear Texan apparrel as my seats were in the 700 level of the Vet. Apparently nothing has changed.

Honestly, it was that bad?

I went to a Cowboys/Eagles Monday night football game back in 98...and sat in the very top endzone. I must have seen 3 or 4 fights with Eagles fans involved.

Boxscore
01-17-2005, 07:01 PM
Yes, it is that bad. I am originally from Philadelphia so I knew better anyway. Plus my friend who took me to the game warned me that it would be just asking for trouble to wear Texan gear. I can't imagine standing in the bathroom lines with opposing teams Jerseys on! I would have to say that probably 90% of the problem is in the upper deck levels.

TEXANS84
01-17-2005, 09:19 PM
Yes, it is that bad. I am originally from Philadelphia so I knew better anyway.

So do you remember this incident?:

During a nationally televised game against the San Francisco 49ers, an Eagles fan shoots a flare gun into some empty seats and there are more than 60 fights, prompting the city to set up "Eagles Court" at the Vet to arrest and convict unruly fans.

Fan shooting a flare gun at the Eagles-49ers Monday Night game on Nov. 10, 1997. "That," Eagles safety Brian Dawkins said, "was scary."

jgl35
01-17-2005, 10:36 PM
I have been going to Eagles games since 1959, and beleive me I have seen it all. The 49ers game did cause the the court within the Vet., and I am not the only one who said it was about time. Things were so out of hand that a lot of guys would not take their families to the game. It was just not safe. The eagles and the city got together and put the court in because most of the problems were coming from people who live outside of Philly. They would not show up for court. You will not believe this, but the Linc is 1000 times better then the old Vet. There are cameras all over the place and a lot more security guys that no longer look the other way when something happens. As you go in your cooler has to be opened and no cans or bottles are alowed inside. Food must be wraped in clear plastic, no paper of foil. This is where I kind of question the above story. The lady said she was hit with a plastic bottle. Getting a bottle into the Link is just about as hard as getting a gun into an airport. But NO ONE in their right mine should ever go to an Ealges game in Philly in the other teams jersey. You will be abused. As for myself, I have never been in a fight or abused another fan at a game or been abused.I when to watch football twice a year, one game in Philly and one game in Giant stadium with a Giant fan I had the honer to meet many years ago at a Eagles-Giants game. This year we have to watch on tv because of his health, but that is another story.