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During September and October, Michigan senior quarterback Jake Rudock endured a shaky streak of seven straight games of under yards passing. Motivation is a question, though: No team results found. The fact that they are playing the Super Bowl at home is gravy; this is the year of the Vikings. Kansas State 9 p. Sports on Earth: A Closing Tribute

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The Vikings become the first team in NFL history to make the Super Bowl in their home stadium, which gives sportswriters a week of free content—a minor escape from writing the st feature on The Patriot Way. Steelers 31, Vikings I had Steelers-Eagles as my midseason pick, but with Philly terribly weakened now the Vikes will ride home field to the Super Bowl.

The Case Keenum magic will end at home against a Steelers attack that will have all their weapons back. Vikings 27, Steelers I usually favor explosive offenses but this is the year of the Vikings and their fabulous defense.

They are fast, physical and extremely well-coached. And they have enough offense, with Stefon Diggs and Adam Thielen, to win. The fact that they are playing the Super Bowl at home is gravy; this is the year of the Vikings. Vikings 21, Steelers Ben Roethlisberger leads a two-minute drill, and completes what looks to be an eight-yard touchdown to Jesse James with two seconds left to tie the game.

The ball is jostled as he hits the ground after he extends his arms over the goal line. The play is reviewed, and it is determined the catch did not survive the ground. Patriots 27, Vikings Please enter your email address associated with the account so we can help reset your password.

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