3 things the Vikings can learn from the Chiefs’ Super Bowl journey

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What are some of the methods the Minnesota Vikings can take away from the 2019 NFL season that ended with the Kansas City Chiefs earning a Super Bowl victory?

Donning a purple tie in his first-ever press conference as the head coach of the Minnesota Vikings in 2014, Mike Zimmer promised to deliver the franchise its very first Super Bowl win. Six years later, Zimmer and the Vikings are still without a Vince Lombardi trophy.

During the head coach’s tenure, Minnesota has made the playoffs three times and earned one appearance in the NFC Championship. Since that finish in 2017 that left them one game short of the Super Bowl, the Vikings have been searching for ways to get over the hump and make it to the big game.

Over in the AFC, the Kansas City Chiefs used to be in a similar situation. Before Sunday, the Chiefs hadn’t played in a Super Bowl since their win over Minnesota in 1969.

Thanks to a bunch of key decisions during the last few years, however, Kansas City was able to not only make it into this season’s Super Bowl, but they walked away from the game with a victory.

The NFL has become known as a copycat league and what better team to copy than the one who just won the Super Bowl? So what are some of the things the Vikings can learn from this season’s champion so that they can achieve a similar goal in the near future?