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Vikings Determined to Make Amends

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The Vikings' horrible November 2006 started with one of the uglier offensive games in franchise history, a 9-3 loss to the San Francisco 49ers. This week, with the Vikings making a playoff push, players remember the carnage and use it as motivation heading back to the Bay Area.

Last year, Viking Update and other media outlets were calling the Vikings' four-game stretch that was going to begin with the 49ers a "November to Remember." All of the Vikings' November opponents – San Francisco, Green Bay, Miami and Arizona – were struggling mightily. While the Vikings were coming off a stinging defeat against the New England Patriots, where Tom Brady had almost 300 passing...

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