10 Questions Left Unanswered for the Minnesota Vikings After Week 1

September 12, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Minnesota Vikings are in first place in the NFC North.
All right, I realize that while the statement is technically correct, and it's been 2009 since it's been true, it's still only one game, and one game doesn't make a season. 
Still, it was a good way to start the year. It ended a two-year streak of losing the opener. It was doubly sweet that the rival Packers lost on the same day.
The bright spots were Adrian Peterson with with 84 yards on 17 carries and two touchdowns, Christian Ponder completing 20 of 27 passes for 270 yards with no interceptions, Percy Harvin with six receptions for 84 yards and Blair Walsh converting all four of his field goal attempts, including one from 55 yards as regulation expired, along with a 38-yard field goal to win the game in overtime. 
Yet, if this is to be a season that the Vikings climb out of the cellar of the division, they will need to address some concerns that were apparent through the preseason and continued ...

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