3 reasons the Vikings will beat the Cardinals in Week 2

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The Minnesota Vikings face a tough challenge in Week 2 by taking on the Arizona Cardinals but there are some reasons the purple and gold will prevail.

Week 1 saw the Minnesota Vikings favored to go on the road to beat the Cincinnati Bengals. Sadly, some defensive mistakes and some disappointing play led to the team falling short in overtime and starting the season with an 0-1 record.

The Vikings stay on the road for Week 2. This time, they’re taking on another oppoent with some great weapons and dangerous pieces on defense that could give Minnesota fits as the day goes on.

Sunday will be a big test, but that doesn’t mean that the purple and gold can’t find a way to surprise the experts and analysts who aren’t giving them a snowball’s chance in Phoenix of walking out of Arixona with a win.

Although there is plenty of doom and gloom about this upciming game, there are some reasons to believe the Minnesota Vikings will be victorious over the Arizona Cardinals. Here are three great reasons to be optimistic.