The Vikings defense has been very good for so long that we might not have noticed that it's now great. That idea and more was discussed on this week's Access Vikings podcast. Check it out on iTunes and


The Timberwolves play back-to-back games for the first time this season, and this is the second of the set — in Detroit after a home game Tuesday against Indiana. That will test a team's focus as much as its stamina. 6 p.m., FSN.


"If the Wild can hang in there for the next 8-10 weeks this may be what this franchise needs.

Just get in. Then they can pour it on in April and beyond when it matters — instead of the other way around. Won't be any 'wore out' excuses for several of them."

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