Minnesota Vikings Need To Overcome Key Strengths Of NFC North Rivals

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Minnesota Vikings Need To Overcome Key Strengths Of NFC North Rivals
Minnesota Vikings Need To Overcome Key Strengths Of NFC North Rivals

The strengths of the Minnesota Vikings are the power, intelligence and effectiveness of the defense, and the ability of their skill players on offense to strike quickly. In order for both of these strengths to play at peak efficiency this year, they are dependent on each other to do their jobs effectively. That's not a surprise, because that's the way the NFL has operated for decades. While the Minnesota defense is good, it is not the 1985 Chicago Bears or the 2000 Baltimore Ravens. It is not so talented that it can overcome an ordinary or below-average showing by the offense. If the offense can score touchdowns regularly – particularly early in games – the defense will be able to flex its muscle

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