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Sunday slant: Past, present greats collide

Cris Carter (Matthew Emmons/USA Today)

The Vikings are having quite a weekend celebrating their past (Cris Carter) and their present (Adrian Peterson), and it will be capped with a former Viking (or two) winning a Super Bowl ring.

Yesteryear and present Vikings met yesterday, all celebrating. Saturday was a confluence of past purple glory and modern-day greatness … with a big batch of future honors nearly assured. There was Cris Carter finally receiving his Hall of Fame election after five years of waiting in the wings. Carter is the most productive receiver in Vikings history. He is first in scoring among non-kickers... Recommended Stories