Let's face it. . .the Minnesota Vikings were the best team in the National Football League in 2009. I know it, you know it, anybody that watched the NFL last year knows it, and deep down the rest of the NFL probably knows it, too. They proved, beyond the shadow of any reasonable doubt, that the only team in the NFL capable of stopping the Minnesota Vikings is the Minnesota Vikings. And don't think for one second that it isn't going to infuriate every person on that sideline on 9 September when they stand there and watch the New Orleans Saints raise a championship banner that everyone on that team knows damn well should be going up in their house instead.
--Christopher Gates, doing his best Florio imitation.