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For the Minnesota Vikings, last season was a manifestation of Murphy's Law, but with Leslie Frazier promoted to head coach, there is a new attitude in Minnesota.
The Vikings have two young quarterbacks, Christian Ponder and Joe Webb, who will be competing for the starting job. Whoever is under center in Minnesota will have several explosive weapons to work with and a good defense behind them.
Sidney Rice could be leaving via free agency, but I believe the Vikings will do whatever is necessary to keep the star receiver in Minnesota.
As the Vikings' new offensive coordinator, Bill Musgrave will likely implement a lot of two tight end sets, so expect to see Visanthe Shiancoe and rookie Kyle Rudolph on the field together. This could cause match-up problems for opposing defenses. And don't forget, the Vikings still have the best running back in the NFL, Adrian Peterson.
With former linebackers coach Fred Pagac taking over defensive play-calling duties, the Vikings will be blitzing with a purpose, creating more turnovers, and being more aggressive overall.
If the Vikings can stay healthy, they have the talent to compete with their NFC North rivals for a spot in the postseason.