Peyton Manning, Broncos Present Perfect Measuring Stick for Upstart Vikings

October 2, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Every ascending team needs that one win—that singular moment of triumph bridging hype and reality.
The Minnesota Vikings have their "we've made it" opportunity right in front of them. 
Winners of back-to-back games over playoffs teams from 2014, the Vikings now face a daunting road trip to the foothills of the Rocky Mountains to face a Hall of Fame quarterback and an elite defense in Week 4. 
Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos present the perfect measuring stick for the 2-1 Vikings. 
"It’ll be a great test for us going out there," head coach Mike Zimmer told reporters Wednesday. "They’ve got a terrific defense, very good offensively, great quarterback, Hall of Fame quarterback, a lot of weapons on the outside, sneaky tight end, so it’ll be a great opportunity for us and a great test."
The upstart Vikings have gotten back on track over the last two weeks after stumbling to a season-opening defeat in San Francisco. At hom...

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