6 reasons to remain optimistic about the 2023 Vikings

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There are plenty of reasons to be frustrated about the Minnesota Vikings this season but why should you still be optimistic?

Morale for Minnesota Vikings fans is at an all-time low now that star wide receiver Justin Jefferson has been placed on Injured Reserve and the team has only won one of their first five games during the 2023 NFL season.

It's not uncommon to see fans saying they want to throw in the towel on the season or start tanking in hopes of getting a top draft pick to parlay into a potential franchise quarterback. The frustration grows with each loss.

Week 6 of the 2023 NFL season is rapidly approaching and the Vikings have put themselves in a rough situation. They are sitting near the basement of the NFC North while losing close games each week.

It is easy to be frustrated with the Minnesota Vikings, but there are also some reasons to think it's not too late for the purple and gold to turn things around and look like a competent team. Here are six reasons to stay optimistic.