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2-2, 2nd in NFC North
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Stuck in the middle

The Vikings were idle in Week 5 as they took their bye, but they still dropped two spots in our rankings. Who leaped ahead of Minnesota? NFL Power Rankings

NFL Power Rankings: NFC East demanding respect (1:13)
Crucial stretch ahead for Vikings (1:57)
Teddy Bridgewater a low-end QB1 in Week 6 fantasy (1:16)

Ben Goessling ESPN Staff Writer 

The Vikings had a new teaching tool for cornerback Xavier Rhodes at practice on Monday: Boxing gloves. Defensive backs coach Jerry Gray outfitted Rhodes – who’s been flagged seven times this year – with gloves before position drills on Monday. “Now you can’t grab,” Gray told Rhodes. The Vikings want Rhodes to be physical, but in his third season, he’s still learning where to draw the line between putting his hands on receivers and getting called for pass interference or defensive holding.

2dBill Barnwell

Grantland: Week 5 Takeaways: Separation Anxiety

The good teams are starting to break away from the bad as we watch Andy Dalton take a leap forward, the wheels come off in Detroit, and the conservative route costing the Titans a win.

Decline in running back production in 2015 (0:55)
Is Adrian Peterson having a historic season? (2:12)
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Not enough scores from Teddy

Teddy Bridgewater hasn't played poorly, but just a quarter of the Vikings' offensive touchdowns have come through the air. Is that enough to sap his fantasy value? Week 5 fantasy tips (Insider)

Where are the Vikings ranked this week?

Minnesota has lost five straight on the road, but has also won five straight at home. Where did the Vikings land in our rankings after Sunday's loss? Week 5 Power Rankings

Team Stats

Passing Yards165.232nd
Rushing Yards136.52nd
Points For20.023rd
Points Against18.26th

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