The Minnesota Vikings could legitimately have one of the most explosive offenses in the NFL with coach Kevin O’Connell taking the reins.
And yet, there are some formidable defenses on their schedule that could give them problems in 2022. Along with the NFC North division, the Vikings venture out into the AFC East, NFC East and NFC South this coming season.
The hope is that their defense will be good enough to hold its own, but if it’s anything like last season, they’re going to need a lot of help from their offense to keep the ship from sinking.
This Vikings team can’t afford to just be good offensively. No, they need to be great. But they’ll face some significant challenges along the way.
Here are the top-five defensive teams on their regular season schedule.