This Minnesota Vikings team is only going to get younger, as they are knee-deep in this rebuilding process.
This franchise—one that has fallen far from the top of the division after two seasons—obviously needs to be able to rely on its veterans but more importantly, the young guys need to step up as well. They simply can't afford to have anymore 3-13 seasons.
Though they aren't the youngest team in the NFL, the Vikings veterans are beginning to thin out and the blame will start to fall on the young guys sooner or later.
They have some very inexperienced players in some key positions and they will only grow younger as we move towards 2012.
Here are 10 young players that need to step up in 2012.