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Vikings have more than their fair share of “worst moments” since 1987

Herschel Trade 20 years Later Football

** ADVANCE FOR WEEKEND EDITIONS, OCT. 10-11 -- FILE -- ** This is an Oct. 12, 1989, file photo showing former Dallas Cowboys running back Herschel Walker holding up his new jersey after being traded to the Minnesota Vikings, during a new conference in Bloomington, Minn. Twenty years ago Monday, the Cowboys sent Herschel Walker to the Minnesota Vikings for a bundle of players and draft picks that’s widely considered the biggest steal in NFL history, mainly because of how it revived down-and-out Dallas. (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File)


Each and every NFL team will slide under the microscope for a look at the franchise’s worst moments since the last work stoppage.

On Monday, we realized that we need a bigger microscope.

The Vikings arguably have provided more heart-wrenching moments for their fans than any other team since the last strike.

Bills fans may disagree; they’ll get their chance eventually. For now, here’s a look at the five worst moments for the Minnesota Vikings since 1987. The final segment of today’s edition of PFT Live included a honorable mention list that, frankly, could have gone on for hours.