Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway now says he regrets saying fans should get “super, duper drunk” on Sunday.
Greenway, who has taken some criticism for saying he wanted to hear the home fans drunk, loud and raucous for Sunday’s game against the Bears, told ESPN 1000 in Chicago on Thursday that he “went a little far.”
“Obviously, I could have used some more responsible words,” Greenway said. “I think the people that know me, the beat writers included, know that I said that sort of tongue-in-cheek. I just wanted the fans at home to be loud like they always are. I think just trying to drive that point home I probably got a little loose with my words. Obviously, I should have been a little more responsible with it. It was said, so what do you do?”
Now it’s up to Greenway and his teammates not to play the way they have the last two weeks, which might lead fans to drown their sorrows after the game.