Scout Premium Content

Notebook: Successful season? Players react

Jared Allen (Joe Robbins/Getty)

The Vikings exceeded most expectations for the season, but the established veterans were far from satisfied after the wild card loss. Plus, the Vikings got away from their first-series success in hopes they could establish a passing attack.

The Minnesota Vikings were coming off a 3-13 season in 2011 with few outside expectations placed on them. Las Vegas generally had them pegged at 5½ wins for the over-under prior to the 2012 season, but despite exceeding outside expectations there was a feeling of disappointment after a 10-6 season that ended with a one-and-done playoff run. For veteran Jared Allen, just making the playoffs wasn't... Recommended Stories

Up Next