Minnesota Vikings: 5 biggest issues right now

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Oct 2, 2014; Green Bay, WI, USA; A Minnesota Vikings helmet sits on the sidelines during warmups prior to the game against the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field. Green Bay won 42-10. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports

The Minnesota Vikings went to 4-2 after beating the Detroit Lions on Sunday.

Though the Vikings are on a nice roll and are beginning to get national attention as possible contenders, don’t let that fool you into thinking this team has no issues.

As a matter of fact the Vikings have lots of pretty significant issues, and many of them were on display Sunday against Detroit.

The Lions were not able to exploit the Vikings’ weaknesses well enough to get the win but that’s just because they’re the Lions.

What happens when the Vikings begin facing better competition?

The true test will come when the Vikings play some better teams like the Packers. Will the Vikings then get exposed?

If the Vikings do get exposed it will likely be in one of these five areas. In no particular order…

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