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Turning Point: Failed Execution

The Vikings entered the second half down by only three points, but that changed quickly when they failed to execute a key play and the Rams followed up with 28 straight points.

It has been a longtime point of contention with this Viking Update staffer that during the entire decade-long tenure of Dennis Green and the two years of the Mike Tice era, the Vikings had never attempted a fake field goal or punt. Sunday they did and, in a bad way, it created the turning point of the game. After being dominated by the Rams' big-play offense for much of the first 35 minutes of... Recommended Stories

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