Vikings Mailbag, Week 8: What's Wrong with Rhodes, Thielen's Health and More - The Athletic

Vikings Mailbag, Week 8: What's Wrong with Rhodes, Thielen's Health and More - The Athletic

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Vikings Mailbag, Week 8: What's wrong with Rhodes, Thielen's health and more

Perhaps I thought it was foolish to expect a rosy question for this week's mailbox, even though the Vikings have won three in a straight line and are suddenly boasting of an offense that is too close to leadership in a number of important statistics. I've been in Minnesota for too long to wait for only 5-2 records.


As I learned, you still have many questions, namely about the struggles in secondary education and the offensive line. Let's dive in then.


What happened to Xavier Rhodes ?? He gets beaten and it looks like he's gone there.

- Scott B. (and many other people)

For some reason, Rhodes seems to take more heat from the fan base than other Viking corners. Maybe because Mike Zimmer called him out of this offseason, maybe because he's been here longer than the others, or maybe because 2017 was shown as the peak time in Rhodes. Sunday, however, was a mediocre game of secondary education ...

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