Winter Park Rewind: December 16 - 20

Posted Dec 21, 2013 looks back on the week that was at Winter Park via the "Winter Park Rewind."

December 16

The Monday Morning Mailbag led off the week, with Mike Wobschall looking back at Sunday's win over the Eagles. Later in the day, Matt Asiata, who had three touchdowns on Sunday, joined 'PFT Live' to look back on his career day.

Head Coach Leslie Frazier addressed the media over the lunch-hour to reflect on the win:

We posted a pair of videos stemming from Sunday: the top five plays from Sunday's win and then a breakdown of Matt Cassel's 57-yard touchdown pass to Greg Jennings.

December 17

This was a picture-heavy day on, with three galleries being posted: the halftime ceremony from Sunday where the All-Mall of America Field team was honored, the "best of" shots of Sunday's game, and then images from past games between the Bengals and the Vikings.

The Associated Press sent us a story with the Vikings looking back on what could have been this season, given all the last-minute losses the team has suffered. Click here to read this week's NFC North News and Notes piece, and click here for our general game preview of Sunday's game vs. Bengals.

Click here to view all segments from last Saturday's "Beyond The Gridiron," which included this one on Cordarrelle Patterson:

This week's Pick 6 Video Mailbag was posted, with Wobschall looking at several topics, including who will lead the Vikings in sacks this season: Jared Allen or Brian Robison?

Chad Greenway was wired for sound last Sunday vs. the Eagles as well:


Wobschall looks at the five key storylines to follow heading into Sunday's game against the Bengals. The AP sent us their game preview here. The AP also did a story on Matt Cassel helping the Vikings find a rhythm for really the first time this season. 

Click here to view photos of the Minnesota Vikings Cheerleaders from Sunday's game vs. the Eagles.

Frazier, Cassel and Kevin Williams, who was awarded the Korey Stringer Good Guy Award for his interactions with the local media, all addressed reporters after the team's morning walk-thru:

December 19

Given the uneven quarterback play the team has had for most of the year, it may surprise some fans that the Vikings offense ranks ninth in the NFL in scoring. Can they keep it going against the stingy Bengals defense this week?  Wobschall takes a look.

This week's edition of 'Coach Speak' hits on several topics, including Audie Cole's progress so far this season.

Here is NFL Films game preview for the week:

The three Vikings coordinators, as well as DE Jared Allen, addressed the media:

December 20

The AP takes a look at the Vikings figuring to get some key pieces back in the lineup this week.

Speaking of injuries, Adrian Peterson expects to play but will be listed as questionable for Sunday's game. View the full injury report here, and click below to hear from Peterson and Frazier.

Mistral Raymond accepted his EMMY today for his role in last year's "Beyond The Gridiron" segment / story on his life growing up. Watch that segment and find out more about that here.

We posted two stadium-related stories on Friday: one a news and notes piece with updates on things such as what seats may look like in the new building, and another on security being beefed up for the final game at Mall of America Field.

Watch this week's 'Winning Formula' and 'Inside The Film Room' segments from Sunday's "Vikings GamePlan:"

Finally, check out NFL Network's playbook segment in regards to Sunday's game vs. the Bengals: