It's been one hell of a roller coaster ride for the Minnesota Vikings in 2012.
They started out 5-2 and appeared ready to compete with the NFC's best. Then, over the last six weeks they've gone 1-4 and are on the outside looking in for the 2012 postseason.
But they are still alive. An improbable 3-1 or 4-0 could put them back in.
This has been a much better season than many expected, and that likely isn't to change over the final four games.
With the season winding down, these are my 10 positives Minnesota can take out of its 2012 campaign.