5 things the new Vikings GM needs to do differently than Rick Spielman

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The Minnesota Vikings have a new general manager in Kwesi Adofo-Mensah. What are some things he needs to do differently from Rick Spielman?

Kwesi Adofo-Mensah is the new sheriff in town and all of the staffing and personnel decisions for the Minnesota Vikings will fall on his shoulders. He has a different and unique background and definitely will be a breath of fresh air not just to the Vikings organization but to the entire NFL.

While Adofo-Mensah has yet to name a new head coach or hire any assistant general managers, his initial impression with the media and the fans through his introductory press conference has been very well received.

How long those good feelings will last will depend largely upon the decisions he makes for this team in the coming weeks and months.

One thing that will get him on the good side of the Vikings fans is if he does certain things differently than previous general manager Rick Spielman.

Spielman had plenty of positive moves and decisions in his tenure with Minnesota, but he also had some bad habits that he couldn’t shake. Here are five things that Kwesi Adofo-Mensah needs to do differently than Rick Spielman as the new general manager of the Vikings.