The fat lady has already sung the meat and potatoes of her performance. All that is left in the Vikings' season is the final number.
And that is why it's important for Minnesota to have one foot in the 2014 door as it plays out the final three games of 2013. The only reason 2013 matters is to build for a stronger 2014, which brings us to this slideshow.
As the Vikings have displayed over the past five games, in which they have gone 2-2-1, there is talent on their roster.
This isn't the deadbeat team it portrayed itself as throughout the early portion of this season, which leaves hope that the 2014 campaign can be more like 2012 than 2011. And with the right moves, it can.
Inside are eight moves the Vikings should execute to give themselves a better chance at success in 2014. Moves include changes to the coaching staff, re-positioning players on the roster or the depth chart, trades, free-agent acquisitions, releasing personnel or draft-day decisions.
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