Originally Posted by Chip R
Moss would have tanked it by halftime.
If they were done like they were then you very well may be right.
HOWEVER: If Randy Moss was still with the Vikings, I think you're looking at a close ballgame.
When Randy Moss is on the field, you are playing with some serious fire if you try and pull up a safety for some extra run protection. You fail to double-team Randy Moss on every possession at your own peril.
Which opens up the running game... Which forces them to overload for the run... Which opens up the passing game... LOL, you get the idea.
Which makes things much simpler and easier for Daunte Culpepper. It's like he's had his security blankey rudely snatched away and he simply does not know how to react or play the game w/o Randy Moss.