Mistakes were made
The Minnesota Vikings have one of the best stadiums in the NFL. The fact it won’t be on display in a prime-time contest during the 2020 season is an absolute travesty. Of course, the league could flex the team into a game later in the season, but considering their Week 17 opponent is the Lions and Week 16 is on Christmas, the odds of that happening is quite slim.
Minnesota is still a playoff team that will look quite different in 2020. The team has moved on from multiple starters including Stefon Diggs, Xavier Rhodes, Trae Waynes and more, leaving experts wondering how the team will fare without them.
Some new Vikings should be quite interesting, though. LSU wide receiver Justin Jefferson has the potential to be one of the most explosive rookies in the 2020 NFL Draft class, while other spots in the starting lineup will be up for grabs.
It would be disappointing if the Vikings are unable to return to the playoffs after doing everything they can to keep the team competitive for the 2020 NFL season. Still, it will be interesting to see how they measure up against some of the best teams the league has to offer.
The Minnesota Vikings deserved more prime-time love than just two games under the lights and the lack of love from the schedule-makers is insulting.
Which Minnesota Vikings games from the 2020 NFL schedule do you think should have been put into prime time? And do you think it was fair for the purple and gold to receive so few nationally televised games this year? Let us know in the comments section!