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Notebook: A drive for hope?

The Vikings needed an impressive drive when it looked like the game was slipping away. What they got was some hope that they might have the ability to come back in the future with some more seasoning on offense. Plus, get more than three dozen game notes that help tell the tale of the 24-19 loss to the Packers.

There is never such a thing as a good loss, but what will likely go largely unnoticed in the aftermath of the Vikings' 24-19 loss to Green Bay Monday night to open the 2008 regular season was a drive put together by the Vikings that showed a lot of heart, character and determination that may have not been there a year ago when Tarvaris Jackson was in his first year as Vikings' starting... Recommended Stories