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Power Rankings Roundup: Not Much Movement

Posted Oct 29, 2013

We cruise around the interweb to see where various sites and experts have the Vikings slotted in their weekly power rankings...

ESPN

30. Minnesota Vikings (Last Week: 30th) - The Vikings and Falcons are the only teams that have allowed at least 23 points in every game this season.

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ProFootballTalk

30. Minnesota Vikings (Last Week: 30th) - The only way the Vikings would have kept Sunday night’s game close is if Cordarelle Patterson would have returned every Green Bay kickoff for a touchdown.

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Yahoo!

30. Minnesota Vikings (Last Week: 30th) - You have to be really confident about your ability to re-sign pending free agent Jared Allen, or you're making a huge mistake if you don't trade him.

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NFL.com

30. Minnesota Vikings (Last Week: 30th) - What with all the talk about quarterbacks in Minnesota, it's hard to believe the team put up 31 points against the Packers on Sunday. Christian Ponder fared OK; he even scored a touchdown in garbage time with his legs. When you think about it, it's not Ponder's fault the defense got its butt kicked. Cordarrelle Patterson, meanwhile, is an offense by himself. Dude, returning five kicks for 228 yards is impressive. But back to the defense. On third and fourth downs, Minnesota allowed Green Bay to convert 15 of 20 times. That's one of the worst statistical lines we've ever seen.

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FOX Sports / Brian Billick

30. Minnesota Vikings (Last Week: 30th) - There were times on Sunday night when Christian Ponder dropped back with excellent footwork, stood tall in the pocket and stepped into his throw like a capable starting QB in this league, but why can't he do that more consistently?

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Associated Press

30. Minnesota Vikings (Last Week: 30th)

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CBS Sports

30. Minnesota Vikings (Last Week: 30th) - This is a bad football team all the way around. One has to wonder if Leslie Frazier is in trouble.

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USA Today

30. Minnesota Vikings (Last Week: 30th) - At least an infectious disease hasn't hit the team not including ineptitude on offense and defense.

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