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Why did I watch it - NFL Classic

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Last night on the NFL channel they rebroadcast the 1998 Vikes - Atlanta game. I can't believe how much the Vikings dominated that game but lost. Also, just as Randall Cunningham was ready to take the knee I had to shut it off because I couldn't watch it again. I might need to go into therapy to get that out of my mind again.

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A tear comes to my everytime I watch that game on NFL Network....

If you really want watery eyes watch the Missing Rings of the 1998 MN Vikings sad...

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That one really hurt.

Put the 98 offense with our 2008 defense and.........

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What 1998 Vikes Season??

Oh Great now I remember I had thought that was all a bad dream,

you mean that really happen...

therapy is needed here also

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I couldnt watch that game ever again. One time was to much for me. That game switch me from being a huge Viking fan, to being a wagon jumper for a couple years, then the Giants game happened cry

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That one really hurt.

Put the 98 offense with our 2008 defense and.........

You are right Rick. I sort of forgot how that offense performed. Quite a difference compared to watching a Vikes offense now. It seemed like every pass thrown in 1998 went over 15 yards. Now you are lucky to see a pass from a Viking quarterback to travel 10 yards. I wonder what Adrian could do with that style of a passing game. Robert Smith looked like Walter Payton back there with all of the defensive backs 15 yards off of the line of scrimmage.

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I would never be able to watch that game. If I came across that, I would have have to turn it fast or end up in Theropy!.

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I am reminded of that Giants game everyday. My boss who is not a sports fan, saved the sports section after the 41-0 loss. It sits in the corner of his office. He says he will burn once the Vikings make the Superbowl. I keep telling him that the paper is getting old and is a fire hazard in his office.

Can you believe it has been 32 years since our last Superbowl? And I do not see it anytime soon with Chili and T-Jack.

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We got revenge 2 years ago killing the giants 41 to 17 but yes that 41-0 game really hurt.

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I was at that Atlanta game in 98 and for the second in my life I feared for my life leaving the stadium. It was ROUGH TO BE THERE LIVE. Funny thing as we approached the dome we could hear the noise from 3 blocks away, 45 minutes b-4 the game started. On the way out you could hear a pin drop on the way out and NO ONE LOOKED HAPPY.

G.C.

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Was that the Vikings' catastrophic moment from which they have never had success? Or can I go all the way back to the Hail Mary?

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If the Vikes had a decent coach in 98 they wouldn't have lost any games. I was in Orlando at Universal Studios when they played the Giants. I remember seeing Giant fans everywhere and I was telling them they were going to get trounced. After the game I couldn't even show my face.

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They didn't loose to the Giants in 98. They lost to the Bucks during the season and to the Falcons at the NFC championchip.

I think you are thinking of 2000.

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It will be on again soon on NFL Network saw it on a commercial.

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Sandmann

I realize that. The posts above were talking about when they lost to the Giants in the playoffs also. I remember the 98 season it was like the end of the world when they lost to Atlanta.

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Chili should watch all the highlight films from the '98 season and he would see what a kicka-- offense is like. Adrian off tackle left for 4 yards, Adrian off tackle right for 3 yards and a Tahi screen for 2 yards is not kick-ss.

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