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Yes I was watching the same game as you. And no, I'm not crazy. I'll be the first to admit that the Viking's linebacker play was spotty at best, but when the Vikings really needed their big men in the middle, they came up big.
Chad Greenway's superman pass deflection in overtime was nothing short of heroic and Erin Henderson's sack was a huge momentum builder. Those two and new middle man Jasper Brinkley combined for 19 tackles, 10 assisted tackles and the one sack. The numbers aren't stupendous by any means, but they aren't bad either.
Especially early in the game, there were some poor decisions and missed opportunities from the group, but they picked things up towards the end. A trend easily attributable to season opener jitters for an optimistic fan, but also hard to hate for a fair weather fan.
Greenway is already a star, Henderson is still steadily improving and Brinkley is looking at two whole games in a row. If the group can improve as they go along this year, they will become a formidable trio. They won't be unbeatable this year, but they should be able to hold their own against anybody.