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Notebook: Allen's ‘blitzkrieg' happens again

Jared Allen (Tom Dahlin/Viking Update)

The Vikings had breakdowns in several statistical categories, living up to Jared Allen's assessment of how games in Chicago usually go for the Vikings. Plus, receivers dropped numerous passes with Jerome Simpson leading the way, and the playoffs are still very much a possibility after Sunday afternoon's results.

Last Monday, Jared Allen recalled recent games at Soldier Field and came up with an interesting description, calling it a "blitzkrieg of crap" that happens at Soldier Field. That's about what happened Sunday, as the Vikings created their own problems from early in the first quarter until the score was essentially out of control in the second half of a 28-10 pounding. Allen's words six days before...

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