The Minnesota Vikings hold the 23rd pick in the NFL draft, and many mock drafts around the Internet have them taking a receiver.
With an injured Percy Harvin hindering an already struggling passing game, the odds makers see the Vikings as underdogs in they match-up against Detroit on Sunday.
SB Nation Minnesota offers up their NFL power rankings leading into Week 2 of the NFL season.
The Minnesota Vikings open Week 1 play against the Jacksonville Jaguars, but they aren't the only NFC North team with a favorable matchup.
The third pre-season game for the Minnesota Vikings will take place this evening at the Metrodome, as they will play host to the San Diego Chargers.
Jared Allen is expecting fellow defensive end Brian Robison to have a big year this season.
The Minnesota Vikings are considering activating running back Adrian Peterson to join the team in training camp while he continues to recover from a left knee injury.
The Vikings and 49ers will face off in their first preseason action on Friday.
The Minnesota Vikings probably won't be doing anything too fancy or involved with the first team and playbook in their first preseason match against the 49ers.
The Vikings can still have a say int he playoff picture with their remaining schedule.
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The NFL no longer has a bunch of TV revenue to fall back on if the 2011 season were canceled.