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NFL Schedule Release: Minnesota Vikings 2021 Schedule

It was a disappointing season for the Vikings last year as the struggled on both sides of the ball, but there’s every reason to think they will bounce back.

The selection of Christian Darrisaw in the 1st round of the Draft should give them more solidity on the O-line, while the WR pairing of Justin Jefferson and Adam Thielen is up there with the best in the league.

There could be an underrated QB competition as the selection of Kellen Mond will put some pressure on Kirk Cousins, but there’s nothing to suggest the rookie is pushing for a starting to role to begin the season.

There are a couple of solid looking pick-ups in free agency with the additions of Dalvin Tomlinson and and Patrick Peterson to the defense so improvements will be expected on both sides of the ball, and a play off push should be their minimum aim:

Minnesota Vikings 2021 Schedule

WeekHomeAway
1Cincinnati BengalsMinnesota Vikings
2Arizona CardinalsMinnesota Vikings
3Minnesota VikingsSeattle Seahawks
4Minnesota VikingsCleveland Browns
5Minnesota VikingsDetroit Lions
6Carolina PanthersMinnesota Vikings
7BYEBYE
8Minnesota VikingsDallas Cowboys
9Baltimore RavensMinnesota Vikings
10Los Angeles ChargersMinnesota Vikings
11Minnesota VikingsGreen Bay Packers
12San Francisco 49ersMinnesota Vikings
13Detroit LionsMinnesota Vikings
14Minnesota VikingsPittsburgh Steelers
15Chicago BearsMinnesota Vikings
16Minnesota VikingsLos Angeles Rams
17Green Bay PackersMinnesota Vikings
18Minnesota VikingsChicago Bears

If the Vikings can start at least 1-1 then they have a solid run of home games to build momentum before the bye so anything could be possible there.

It’s a tougher end to the season as Chicago may have a more comfortable Justin Fields playing with a point to prove at that point.

Tom has a deep passion for soccer and has worked as a coach and a first-team scout alongside covering everything from the Champions League to Croatian non-league stories. He also loves the NFL and sees nothing wrong with staying up til 5am on a regular basis to watch it in the UK

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