SEATTLE – Xavier Rhodes dressed quickly, grabbed his suitcase and almost broke an ankle trying to step over a half-filled duffel bag that blocked the only passage from his locker to the locker room exit.
Not long before, Rhodes had seemed quite interested in making his feelings known, but now he wanted solitude. Asked to answer questions, Rhodes shook his head and said, "I'm already out the door.''
Which is the kind of setup to which Vikings fans would happily provide a punch line. After another woeful performance by Rhodes, and another big-game whiff from the Vikings defense, should Rhodes be gone for good?