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NOTEBOOK: Deep Analysis, Few Deep Completions

Daunte Culpepper

Whether it's a lack of Randy Moss, a lack of time or a lack of accuracy, the Vikings have had a lack of success with the deep pass, and Sunday's game was more evidence of that. We detail that evidence and lay out almost two dozen notes that examine who, what, when, where and how the Vikings failed on Sunday despite a number of encouraging signs.

When Randy Moss was traded away from the Vikings, pundits ranging from NFL defensive coordinators to Viking Update staff offered one word of caution – Daunte Culpepper is going to see defenses that he has never seen before because Moss demanded double coverage or, at a minimum, dropping a safety to his side of the field. Whether there is a connection or not, whomever was calling plays for...

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