What Minnesota Vikings Can Do This Offseason to Ensure a Playoff Push in 2015

December 30, 2014   ·     ·   Jump to comments

We'll cut right to the chase: The Minnesota Vikings aren't good enough to be a playoff team with their current roster not getting any better. So how do they fix that? What can the Vikings do to ensure that they can make a push for the playoffs in 2015?
First, let's look back just a little bit. The immediate narrative following the finish of Minnesota's 7-9 2014 season is one of hope.
It's not often that an NFL team can finish under .500 and miss the playoffs and have that be the predominant feeling, but such is the case with the Vikings, who just completed their first season under head coach Mike Zimmer.
Zimmer might be the No. 1 reason for that hope. A no-nonsense football guy through and through, Zimmer has won over Minnesota fans and players with his fiery demeanor and straight-shooting style. Zimmer's handprints are all over a defense that improved from 31st in the league last year to 14th in 2014.
If Zimmer isn't the No. 1 reason for hope, then quarterback Tedd...

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