Buccaneers vs. Vikings Week 2 Preview: 5 Keys to a Minnesota Victory

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Buccaneers vs. Vikings Week 2 Preview: 5 Keys to a Minnesota Victory
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The Leslie Frazier era opened up in defeat, 24-17 to the San Diego Chargers.

One game into Minnesota’s 2011 campaign and the questions piled up:

Does quarterback Donovan McNabb have anything left in the tank? Can this offense do anything other than run with Adrian Peterson? Will we ever see a two tight end formation? Can anyone on the defense tackle?

For a team that was up 17-7 at halftime, the state-of-mind surrounding the team is pretty lousy.

In Week 2, the Vikings host the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (0-1, coming off a 27-20 loss to the Detroit Lions in Week 1) in the home opener—the first time the Vikings will play a regular season game at Mall of America Field since the roof collapse.

Here are five keys for the Vikings to be victorious in Week 2.

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