A position-by-position look at how the Vikings fared in 2016 and a look ahead at the 2017 season.
For the first time since Mike Zimmer gutted the Vikings’ defensive roster upon arrival in 2014, the defense could see some significant turnover.
As part of one of the team's stronger units, defensive end Danielle Hunter broke through as a potential star in the making.
A turbulent season for the Vikings offense began with Teddy Bridgewater’s severe knee injury and ended with Sam Bradford being named their starter moving forward.
Barr, the former ninth overall pick, played more than ever in his third NFL season, but didn’t make the same splash plays Vikings followers became accustomed to seeing from the linebacker.
Options are open after the Vikings signed a kicker and punter to start the offseason while punter Jeff Locke and kickoff returner Cordarrelle Patterson are pending free agents.
This is the first in an eight-part series reviewing the 2016 Vikings and looking ahead by position.
Kyle Rudolph’s career year for the Vikings was a bright spot, but not enough to boost a toothless red zone offense that ranked 31st in points per red zone drive.
The Vikings got a lot from two smaller contracts and not enough from their top picks at wide receiver in 2016.