The NFL's Incredible Passing Hulk

Daunte Culpepper is the best of a new class of quarterbacks who give as good as they get

Dennis Green is a lunatic. The Minnesota Vikings' head coach sat down last off-season to tinker with a football team that had made the play-offs eight straight years, featured explosive wide receivers Randy Moss and Cris Carter and running back Robert Smith, and had as good a chance as any other team to get to the next Super Bowl. Just adjust the dials a bit, right? Not by Green's logic. He went for a thorough overhaul. Dispense with the veteran leadership of Jeff George and Randall Cunningham at quarterback, and give the ball to a second-year guy who had never thrown...

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