6 toughest games on the Vikings 2022 schedule

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No. 6: Week 15 vs. Colts

Whether or not you believe in Matt Ryan to do what Cason Wentz couldn’t in Indianapolis, the Colts are a team that nobody wants to see on their schedule. A great combination of a strong run game with a capable defense is a challenge for any team.

Stopping (or at least slowing down) Jonathan Taylor will be a massive test for Minnesota’s defense. Taylor averaged 106.5 yards per game on the ground and added 21.2 yards per game in the passing game. on his way to 20 touchdowns on the year during the 2022 NFL season.

The new Vikings defense will have a chance to find its footing in the first fourteen weeks of the season, but there aren’t many teams in the league designed to wear teams down the way the Colts can.

Disciplined defense and strong play in the trenches will be necessary for the Minnesota Vikings to beat the Colts. With so much of how the purple and gold will run their defense up in the air, this will be a huge matchup to watch.

Major Challenges:

  • Stopping the run
  • Playing on the road
  • Controlling the temp