Jaguars vs. Vikings: Bold Predictions for Each Team

September 9, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Jacksonville Jaguars travel to Minneapolis to take on the Minnesota Vikings in Sunday's opener in a game that could potentially decide who gets a higher pick in next year's NFL draft.
Running backs will be the primary focus in this matchup.
The Vikings' Adrian Peterson will be trying to gain traction in his return from a torn ACL he suffered last season. While he has been limited, Peterson says he is ready to play. It will be interesting to see just how that translates onto the field.
Meanwhile, the Jaguars have missed their top running back for a much different reason, as Maurice Jones-Drew decided to hold out through the entire preseason. 
Jacksonville has named Rashad Jennings the starter, but MJD should receive plenty of playing time. As both rushing attacks will be in the spotlight, this has the potential to be the dud of the NFL's opening weekend.
Here is one bold prediction for each team in Sunday's opener:
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