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Let's make no mistake here, the Vikings showed that they are in fact a team that can play ball, move the chains, and otherwise shed the stigma that they are a team that isn't going anywhere.
But they have thus far, shown that they can't shake that monkey.
The Vikings need to realize that they do have enough talent to win, but until that happens, they will show the preseason analysis to be true.
The Vikings, again, showed that they cannot close out a winning contest, which is a problem. But the Vikings also showed that they have more than enough talent to close out a winning contest.
It's just a matter of four quarter execution.