jesus - Camarillo is a good receiver people. Granted he isn't Sidney Rice - but Sidney Rice was Sidney Rice until Favre started throwing to him. Gregs been doing this in the wildcat with a rookie throwing to him.
fantasy owners should not that Camarillo led the league last year in catch % among receivers with over a minimum number of catches. 90% & 0 drops- TO could only wish to have his hands. If he gets opportunites he'll put up big numbers in Minny. (Note: this is coming from someone that hates the Vikings)
Camarillo, Bess among best in catch percentage - AFC East Blog - ESPN
Packers fans can talk all they want, but they haven't beaten us since George W. Bush was president. Losing Rice is a huge blow, but it isn't crippling because Favre spread the ball around more than any other QB last year. Maybe the Pack should work on that D that allowed 51 points in a playoff game and that patchwork O-line they have and I'll worry.
Vikes should not be overly worries on losing Rice. Keep in mind the number of unknown receivers that played with Favre that quickly became "household names". It's a decent list...but it's also foolish to think the receivers were "made" by Favre. He did definitely help their careers though.
To me, it will be more about the power struggle (or perceived power struggle) between Favre and Childress. Will Childress try to pull Favre from another game (see Minny vs Carolina 2009)? Or will he get in the way of subbing or calling timeout on a momentum drive late in the game where Favre has the defense right where he wants 'em? (can't recall the game, but I vividly remember Favre trying to give the "stop sending guys in" to the sidelines as he wanted to hurry up the offense)
Childress is like a 5 year old boy playing with 15 year old boy toys. Sure, at times he can handle it - but a decent number of times he's just in over his head.
Seriously, Vikings haters will latch onto anything they can these days. Not that it's hard to pick at them, but at least acknowledge what you're doing.
The Dome, just like it was for the Twins, is one of the worst places to go to an NFL game... so I can't really blame them.
And before you criticize the Vikings playoff loss to the Saints, consider that it was the NFC Championship game and if you lose in the wildcard you have no room to talk. That game came down to turnovers and having our QB pummeled after throwing the ball and once after handing it off)
Just because two teams both don't lost the superbowl doesn't make the season a wash, especially when one team dominates them in head to head record, playoff seeding, playoff wins, and overall record.
Edit: I would rather have recent success and a Superbowl in my lifetime than your multiple superbowls back when helmets not made of leather were the cutting edge and the forward pass was just catching on. I'll give you '94. You are one up on us. But the Lions were a powerhouse in the 30s and 40s. Who cares.