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Vikings Focus on Red Zone

Bryant McKinnie

Each of the Vikings' three games this season has been decided by three points, but they would be able to extend their margin for error if they'd become more efficient in the red zone. See the statistics and what a couple of offensive players had to say about them.

The Vikings aren't hitting a panic button by any means – after all, they are 2-1 against three 2005 playoff teams – but they have been assessing their offensive troubles and looking to correct them. Chief among the concerns are the team's third-down efficiency (or lack thereof) and lack of consistently getting touchdowns when the offense advances into the red zone. "When we get into the red zone... Recommended Stories