With the heartbreaking loss To the 'Skins hurting all over to the fans of Viking Nation.Losing this game hurt our chances on the playoffs. In order for the Vikes to think about making they have to win in Denver and the Cowboys have to beat the Skins. That is the only way for the Vikes to make the postseason. Now to business what do the Vikes need to do to walk away with a victory from Denver:
1.Keep the pressure on. The Vikes front 7 need to keep pressure on Cutler. He is still a young QB and is bound to fumble it away(something he has done 17 out 20 starts) or an interception for out secondary.We cannot let him ripe apart out secondary that is something that he has shown he is able to do this year.So Vikes keep on the pressure.
2. The secondary matchups. Our secondary needs to stop the big Denver receivers from killing our DBs. If we let Denver pass against us like we did against Washington. Then we might as well pack our bags and go home and wait from next season.This is out last hope. The run the defense should be able to shutdown the running backs . Considering they are giving up less that 70 yards per game. Denver will be attacking our young CBs all game and try to burn them.
3.The run game. The Broncos will try to pack 8 or 9 up from to stop our explosive running attack we have. We can deal with this it comes with the territory from AD and CT. Our line needs to explode off the ball the open up some nice hole for the talented RBs which we to run through. We need to actually run the ball more than we have the past couple of games.Show the country that the Vikes were not just a pretender.
4. Pass all day. T-Jack should have plenty of room to pass if the defense is going to stack 9 guys in the box. So I think that he will have another 200 plus passing ball game as well as a 50 yard rushing game as well. I believe that he needs to show the fans that he is their guy and there is nothing to worry about having him behind center.
Here are some of the keys the Vikes have to do to come away from Denever with a victory.