Vikings Territory staffer Drew Mahowald presents the second edition of his brand new segment for the 2017 season, the Skol Scale.
Football has begun.
It’s August, which means Minnesota Vikings training camp is underway. It also means the Skol Scale meter has begun fluctuating.
For readers who aren’t familiar, the Skol Scale acts as a measuring device for the optimism I feel about the Vikings on a 1-10 scale. It considers everything that could impact the team’s success, from injuries to off-field issues to scheme and personnel changes.
The inaugural calculation of the Skol Scale spat out a score of 6.5 factoring in several good and bad factors that took course throughout the offseason.
Through eight practices in Mankato, several new storylines have already begun to form. How have they impacted the Skol Scale?