Scout Premium Content

Vikings Seeking More Respect

Darren Sharper

The Vikings defense has been on the rise up the league rankings, but they may face their best test to date when they travel to Seattle on Sunday. See what the defenders had to say about their quest for respect at Qwest Field.

If respect is not given and must be earned, consider the Vikings defense to be putting in overtime trying to come away with strong earnings. Even if observers around the league are slow to catch on to the Vikings' defensive revival, it's understandable. Minnesota hasn't had a top-10 defense in a decade. After a weekend in which they didn't even play, the Vikings now have the league's fifth-ranked... Recommended Stories

Up Next