4 bold predictions for the next decade of Vikings football

(Photo by Nick Wosika/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images) Dalvin Cook
(Photo by Nick Wosika/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images) Dalvin Cook /
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(Photo by Stephen Maturen/Getty Images) Mike Zimmer
(Photo by Stephen Maturen/Getty Images) Mike Zimmer /

With 2019 now in the rearview mirror, let’s attempt to look ahead to the next decade and figure out how everything might turn out for the Minnesota Vikings.

Throughout the last decade, the Minnesota Vikings have certainly had their share of ups and downs. Unfortunately, the Vikings still didn’t capture their first-ever Super Bowl win. But the franchise still provided their diehard fans with a number of unforgettable moments.

During the last 10 NFL seasons, Minnesota fans had the privilege of witnessing Adrian Peterson become just the third player in team history to be named league MVP, Jared Allen set the franchise’s new single-season sack record, the Vikings open the doors of U.S. Bank Stadium, and Minnesota pull off a miraculous playoff victory over the New Orleans Saints.

Of course, Vikings fans also had to sit through some terrible experiences during the last decade including Josh Freeman’s infamous performance on “Monday Night Football”, Blair Walsh missing a 27-yard chip shot in the playoffs, and Minnesota getting trampled by the Philadelphia Eagles in the NFC Championship.

Obviously, the Vikings will be hoping for more good than bad during their next decade of football. So let’s borrow Mike Zimmer’s crystal ball and see if we can predict some of the things that will happen for Minnesota during their next 10 seasons.