The Minnesota Vikings have started the season at 2-2 for the first time since 2017. Can the Vikings go on a similar run like they did two years ago?
The Minnesota Vikings are in a state of crisis. Well, perhaps that’s the perception outside of TCO Performance Center, but after the first four games, there’s not a lot of confidence in the team. The revamped offense hasn’t clicked, the defense has been okay, the special teams have been average, and the coaching has left some to be desired.
With many currently believing that the sky is falling in Minneapolis, you would assume that the Vikings started 2019 by losing their first four games. Instead, Minnesota has split its first four contests of the year and enter Week 5 with a 2-2 record for the first time since 2017.
In that season, the Vikings had plenty of question marks after four games, but they would go on to rip off a nine-game winning streak en route to a 13-3 record. Although that team came up short in the NFC Championship, Minnesota came out of nowhere to make that run and it should serve as motivation for this team to turn things around.
As the Vikings head to New York this weekend to take on the Giants, there are several similarities between the 2017 team that won over the hearts of their fans and also some differences that could tilt them more toward last season’s disappointing finish.