Without giving away too much, some of the rising whispers in Minnesota have been for the possible sacking of quarterback Donovan McNabb in favor of the anticipated "quarterback of the future" Christian Ponder.
Another comment that has passed in the wind over the weeks is whether this set of coordinators even knows what its are doing.
Defensive coordinator Fred Pagac's inability to adjust to the opposition and offensive coordinator Bill Musgrave's inability to get the right players on the field and involved have been a growing concern in the minds of Vikings fans. These are concerns that haven't had much resolution through three games.
And of course, the growing breeze that carries the question: Can Leslie Frazier cultivate the talent this team actually has, or is it going to continuously go south for the winter?
Let's see what exactly we learned in Sunday's contest, and whether it relates to any of the aforementioned concerns.