The Vikings went 7-9 last year, but it’s easy to see how the team will be better in 2021.
Minnesota made a plethora of upgrades to its defense. That group will likely be way better than it was in 2020. The special teams is undefined at key positions right now, but it almost can’t be worse than it was last year.
Look around, and you can see a lot of fans and analysts making the point that the offensive line will also improve. While that would be nice for the team, it certainly isn’t a sure thing.
Though it wouldn’t be shocking if the interior part of the offensive line got better, I think people need to be realistic about the expectations for the group in 2021. Here’s why they may actually not improve this upcoming season: