What will it take for the Minnesota Vikings to defeat the Detroit Lions in week 12? Here are the keys to success for the important Thanksgiving matchup.
Short weeks are always tough in the NFL. Not being able to have a lot of time to gameplan for an opponent or practice those techniques can lead to being severely unprepared for the specifics of a tough opponent, much like the Minnesota Vikings will have on Thanksgiving.
After fans stuff themselves on turkey with all the fixings for Thanksgiving, they can tune in to watch the Vikings take on the Detroit Lions. First place in the NFL North will be at stake in this game, making it very important Minnesota walks out with a win.
However, it won’t be an easy game at all for the Vikings. Minnesota already lost once at home to Detroit already this season, and being on the road after a short week is less than ideal conditions for the matchup between division contenders.
So what will the Vikings need to do in order to get a win on Thanksgiving against the Detroit Lions? Let’s dive right into the keys to victory starting with the part that should be absolutely obvious to fans by now…