Commentary

Scouts Inc. team capsules: Vikings

The QB play should be better, the RB is a star and the defense is stacked

Originally Published: September 4, 2009
By Gary Horton | Scouts Inc.

After a lot of offseason film study and conversations with NFL coaches and scouts, this is a quick look at each team on offense and defense heading into the regular season. It is a capsule of what philosophy we will likely see on both sides of the ball as well as who is calling the shots. Here: the Minnesota Vikings.

Scouts 2009 capsule -- Minnesota Vikings

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Gary Horton spent 10 years in the NFL as a scout and another 10 years at the college level as an assistant coach and recruiter. He is the founder and most seasoned member of the Scouts Inc. staff, and his extensive experience at all levels of football make him an excellent talent evaluator.