Minnesota Vikings’ Win on TNF Was Great For Fans, But It Doesn’t Mean Much
It’s been a long season thus far for the Minnesota Vikings. So long in fact, that coming into week 10, the team hadn’t even won in the United States. But all that changed on Thursday Night Football as the Vikings knocked off the Washington Redskins. This game had a familiar feel to it for fans. The Minnesota defense gave up 24 first half points, but then locked things up in a big way in the second half. In the end the unit was faced with yet another ‘one stop to win’ situation, and for the second time, the defense was able to stand strong.
The Vikings are now 2-7, but fans are still asking themselves what could have been? This game marked the fifth time in 2013 the Vikings had a lead late in the fourth quarter and their defense was left to try and make a stop for the win. The problem has been that three other times, the unit failed.
So while it was great for the fan base to see the purple and gold notch their second win of the season, it really doesn’t mean that much in the scheme of things. The Vikings are basically in a ‘win out’ situation for the remainder of the season. If the club could go 9-7, the playoffs might be a possibility. But even the most optimistic Minnesota fans know that it’s not going to happen. This is a team that’s playing for next year, whether the players have come to that realization yet or not.
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