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Vikings holding out hope against odds

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The Vikings know the odds are stacked way against them – only one team has recovered to make the playoffs after an 0-4 start – but they are sticking together with the belief they can overcome it, according to numerous players.

The stunned disbelief that the Vikings have gone through has been sad for Vikings fans to watch. It has been like a car crash you see coming, but are powerless to stop. Take that frustration, multiply it by about 100 and you have the exasperation of the Vikings players. They have been through it on the field, not in the stands or watching it on TV. At the quarter-pole of the 2011 season... Recommended Stories