In 2010, the Minnesota Vikings followed up a very successful season with an extremely disappointing one.
Brett Favre struggled with injuries and poor play, leading to the selection of Florida State's Christian Ponder in the first round of April's draft.
Adrian Peterson was one of the porous offense's few bright spots.
The defense was just as bad when they took the field. They were in the bottom 10 in the league in both opponent rushing yards and opponent passing yards allowed.
We are now in 2011.
The Vikings have a new leader in Leslie Frazier, replacing the often brutally criticized Brad Childress.
Let's take a look at five bold predictions for the upcoming 2011 season.