The Minnesota Vikings had one of the worst defensive seasons in team history. There were very few bright spots. However, the team looks to turn things around in 2014 with a new defensive-minded head coach, new defensive coordinator and an influx of new talent.
We still don’t really know what the Vikings defense will look like on a play-by-play basis, but a big improvement is expected. Mike Zimmer comes to the Vikings with strong history of getting the most out of his players.
Here are the five best players he has to work with to continue that tradition.