Minnesota Vikings dip again in NFL power rankings after Week 7 bye

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Even a bye week isn’t great for the Minnesota Vikings in power rankings.

The Minnesota Vikings haven’t been very good this year. In fact, through six games, the team is being outscored by 37 points, and they only have one win to hang their hat on despite coming close on a couple of occasions.

Week 7 saw the purple and gold get a week of rest to hopefully get their team healthy and ready to take on the Green Bay Packers, a divisional opponent who looks to be firing on all cylinders at this point of the year.

Even though the Vikings didn’t play a game in Week 7, that doesn’t mean experts will keep the team in the exact same spot in their power rankings heading into the eighth week of the 2020 NFL season.

Let’s take a look at the power rankings heading into Week 8 to see where the experts have Minnesota and if the team moved despite not playing any football last week.