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Spiking the football doesn’t win games

Published 05/13/2011, DL-Online

It was a moment seared into the minds of long-time Vikings fans: On November 7, 1976, the talented but star-crossed Vikings played the Detroit Lions. Legendary quarterback Fran Tarkenton flung bomb after bomb down field to fight off the Lions’ dreaded blitz.

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