After dropping to 6-6 and watching other teams in the NFC gain ground, the Vikings are down to a 29 percent chance of making the playoffs, per Five Thirty Eight's model. Back when they were 5-0, their chances sat at 94 percent.
Every year we wonder if the Spurs are going to fade because of their age but they keep winning. Every year we wonder if the Timberwolves are on the brink of a turnaround and they keep losing. Spurs at Wolves, 7 p.m., FSN.
"Hopefully [Mike Zimmer] isn't pushing it too much. This is a guaranteed win for the team so I would think he would want to be cautious."
"EricLynch7" commenting on startribune.com.
"Cowboys get away with an obvious penalty in Minnesota, you have to build a mall on the site of the play. That's the rule."