Arizona Cardinals: 2015 NFL Preseason Power Rankings

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May 27, 2015; Eden Prairie, MN, USA; Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater (5) throws during OTA drills at Winter Park. Mandatory Credit: Bruce Kluckhohn-USA TODAY Sports

24. Minnesota Vikings

2014 season record: 7-9

Top additions: WR Mike Wallace, CB Terence Newman, LB Eric Kendricks

Top departures: WR Greg Jennings, LB Jasper Brinkley, QB Matt Cassel

2015 projection: 9-7, 3rd NFC North, miss playoffs

Teddy Bridgewater is an exciting quarterback to watch.  The Vikings get running back Adrian Peterson back.  They added a new target at receiver for Bridgewater in Mike Wallace.  If you are a Vikings fan you do have to be excited about that.

They will hang with the likes of the Detroit Lions and Green Bay Packers and might even be able to take a game from one of them or both this season.  However I don’t think they will yet have enough to get over the hump and into the playoffs.  It’ll be close though as long as everyone stays healthy and out of trouble.