The Minnesota Vikings face a tough test in Week 17 when a win over the Chicago Bears will ensure them a spot on the playoffs. Here is why they will win.
It sounds cliché to say this, but the playoffs start in Week 17 for the Minnesota Vikings. If they get a win in the final week of the season against the Chicago Bears, they go to the playoffs. If not, they will likely stay home and watch the postseason unfold from their homes.
The Bears are a beatable team, but the Vikings have been wildly inconsistent this season. If they want to get a victory over Chicago on Sunday, they will need to prove they can both move the ball against this tough defense and stop the creative offense they will bring to U.S. Bank Stadium.
Chicago will likely be playing hard as well, as they will be looking to eliminate their division opponent from the playoffs and hope to leapfrog the Los Angeles Rams for a first-round bye in the postseason.
That said, the Minnesota Vikings will win the game on Sunday, Dec. 30, 2018 against the Bears and make their way into the playoffs this year and here are three reasons the purple and gold will make that happen.