The win-now mentality, along with a new coaching staff, has reenergized both the Minnesota Vikings team and fans alike.
There seems to be a freedom and openness from the players ever since Kevin O’Connell took over the reins as head coach. But make no mistake, there are still multiple players on the roster with something to prove heading into the 2022 season.
The honeymoon phase will fizzle out quickly if the Vikings fall flat on their face in an effort to run it back with a roster that was predominantly shaped and molded by former general manager Rick Spielman.
That would force current general manager Kwesi Adofo-Mensah to shake the foundation of the roster and seek out the changes he sidestepped in his first year.
Here are three players with the most to prove in 2022.