Hopefully Chip Kelly’s leadership will influence the Philadelphia Eagles to not take the Vikings lightly. Minnesota is not as bad as you think and could give the Eagles a run for their money if they’re not focused.
The Vikes are 3-9-1, have a bottom-ranked defense in just about all statistical categories and have instability at the game’s most important position (QB). However, despite all that, this team has been playing better in recent weeks.
Their past three games have all come down to the wire and they were in position to win all of them. They tied Green Bay, beat Chicago in OT and then narrowly lost last week by three points to Baltimore in one of the craziest final two minutes of a football game you’ll ever see.
Minnesota’s offense goes as Adrian Peterson goes. He’s their workhorse back and most dynamic player. After initially being “unlikely” to play this week, his status has been upgraded to questionable, which means he has a 50/50 chance of playing.
Peterson seems to h...