5 big indicators of a successful season for the Vikings in 2022

(Photo by Matt Krohn-USA TODAY Sports) Dalvin Cook
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As they head into the 2022 season, what could determine whether the Minnesota Vikings are successful or not?

As Minnesota Vikings players continue to take part in their 2022 training camp, fans rejoice as football is officially back. Fantasy projections are in full swing, hype videos are circulating, and we can finally stop watching players’ workout videos. Fans can start micro-dosing clips from training camp to prepare for the regular season.

Most teams this year are all in and have realistic expectations of winning the Super Bowl, such as the Buffalo Bills, who signed future Hall of Fame pass rusher Von Miller to a six-year contract this offseason. This hints that while Buffalo is all in on this season, they don’t anticipate their Super Bowl window to be closing anytime soon.

Other teams, such as our beloved Vikings, may be considered “long shots” or “dark horses” to win the Super Bowl this year, but they are not necessarily in the “Super Bowl or bust” boat either.

What could a successful season look like for Minnesota in 2022? Here are five indicators that Vikings fans could look back on after this upcoming season with satisfaction.