4 teams that could keep the Vikings out of the 2020 playoffs

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Tampa Bay Buccaneers

With two losses to the Saints, winning the NFC South doesn’t seem too likely for the Bucs this season. Instead, they will be looking to grab one of the three wild-card spots in the year’s NFC playoffs.

Tampa Bay appeared to be on their way to becoming a Super Bowl contender this season with six wins in their first eight games. But after they barely beat a three-win Giants team in Week 8, the Bucs have only come away with one victory in their last three matchups.

The bad news for Tampa Bay is that they have to take on the defending Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs in their next game on Sunday. But the good news is that after their matchup with the Chiefs, the Bucs get a bye week and their final four games of the season are against teams that currently have a losing record.

One of these teams is the Vikings and they will be taking on Tampa Bay in Week 14. This matchup could potentially decide one of the final spots in the NFC and if Minnesota loses, then their playoff dreams will likely be over and it won’t even matter if they win the other five games left on their schedule