Who are five players to watch when the Minnesota Vikings open up their 2019 NFL season at home on Sunday against the Atlanta Falcons?
Finally, the Minnesota Vikings first game of the 2019 season is upon us. They’ll battle those pesky Dirty Birds from the NFC South this Sunday inside U.S. Bank Stadium.
Obviously, Vikings fans will be watching every single member of the Purple very closely, especially when they are in the thick of the action. But there are a few certain Minnesota players that should be given extra attention this week.
From rookies looking to prove themselves on the big stage, to guys looking for a comeback, each member of the Vikings has their own personal motivation to go along with the overall team motivation to start the season off with a win.
Let’s go over five Minnesota players who should be watched very closely in the team’s first game of 2019. How they ultimately perform in Week 1 when things start to matter, will go a long way in deciding how successful the Vikings will be this season.