Originally written September 15, 2012 on Fox Sports North:
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. For a few seconds last Sunday, the Minnesota Vikings looked like they might be close to suffering a similar fate as last year when they went 3-13 and late, blown leads were common occurences.The Jacksonville Jaguars had just taken a 23-20 lead with a 39-yard touchdown pass with 20 seconds left. But Minnesota proved this truly is a new season, coming back in the final seconds to tie the game and win in overtime. Now, after losing the first four games last season, Minnesota is in position to open a season with two straight wins when it goes on the road for the Indianapolis Colts' home opener on Sunday.Indianapolis is another young team, in a similar position as the Vikings were last year -- a first year coach, new coordinators and a rookie quarterback.Here are five things to watch as the Vikings go on the road to face the Colts. 1. Can Minnesota rattle Andrew Luck into more rookie mistakes?The Vikings defense faces another young quarterback in Indianapolis ro...
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