[NOTE FROM ADAM: This is another installation of my position-by-position breakdown of the Vikings offseason. You can click the links to view previous installments: The Passers, The Runners, The Wide Outs, The Tight Ends, The Offensive Line, and The Defensive Tackles.]
Perhaps the most exciting thing about the Minnesota Vikings in 2011 was their ability to get to opposing quarterbacks. The team was tied with the Eagles for the most sacks with an even 50, and Jared Allen came within mere inches of breaking the all time sack record.
There is no doubt that the Vikings defense needs some serious work, but the defensive end position is fairly solidified. Still, there are options the Vikings have, and evaluations to take place.
Let’s take a closer look.