The Vikings scored their first win of the season in the Metrodome. It only took just over half a season to do it too! Unfortunately, it came against the closest thing to an easy opponent that the team is going to see for the remainder of the year. Things only get tougher from here on out, which may not be all bad.
As a fan who always tries to find a silver lining, today’s win was fun to watch, but probably didn’t do anything to help the team. Getting a second win on the season all but gauranteed the Vikings won’t be in the market for the first overall pick in the draft, but they’re still lined up for a top-5 selection. With the final seven opponents all in a strong run for the playoffs (with a possible exception of the Super Bowl champs), our standings shouldn’t get any worse from here. So we can all enjoy finally getting to see our team win for possibly the last time all season, and start trying to guess what we might do with our high draft picks to make our 2014 improvement even better than the Chiefs’ improvement this year.