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Vikings turn attention away from playoffs

The cold, hard reality of a 2-8 record is setting in for the Minnesota Vikings. Hopes of the playoffs have been dashed, leaving players and coaches with nothing but pride to play for. By the time this season is all said and done, the Vikings might be looking back at the worst season in franchise history.
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The cold, hard reality of a 2-8 record is setting in for the Minnesota Vikings. Hopes of the playoffs have been dashed, leaving players and coaches with nothing but pride to play for. By the time this season is all said and done, the Vikings might be looking back at the worst season in franchise history.

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