Predictions for the upcoming NFL season for any team are just about useless at this stage of the offseason, but they sure are fun.

On the Monday edition of Overtime with Bert Remien, I made my honest and unabashed predictions about the Vikings 2023 campaign based solely on feeling.

Will this team make another trip to the postseason? Can Minnesota win the division for a second consecutive season?

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They're all good questions that certainly aren't answered in full by my predictions, but here's my game by game analysis (guesses) on what happens this regular season for Minnesota:

Week 1 - vs. TB - WIN (1-0)

Week 2 - @ PHI - LOSS (1-1)

Week 3 - vs. LAC - LOSS (1-2)

Week 4 - @ CAR - WIN (2-2)

Week 5 - vs. KC - LOSS (2-3)

Week 6 - @ CHI - WIN (3-3)

Week 7 - vs. SF - LOSS (3-4)

Week 8 - @ GB - WIN (4-4)

Week 9 - @ ATL - WIN (5-4)

Week 10 - vs. NO - LOSS (5-5)

Week 11 - @ DEN - WIN (6-5)

Week 12 - vs. CHI - WIN (7-5)

Week 13 - BYE

Week 14 - @ LV - WIN (8-5)

Week 15 - @ CIN - LOSS (8-6)

Week 16 - vs. DET - WIN (9-6)

Week 17 - vs. GB - WIN (10-6)

Week 18 - @ DET - LOSS (10-7)

Final Record Prediction - 10-7

There's still a ton of time between now and the start of the regular season, but a 10-7 feels like a realistic 'coming back down to earth' record for what was a 13-win team a year ago.

The question remains what happens if and when the Vikings make the postseason this year, and I'll leave that up to the experts!

Ten Most Disappointing Minnesota Sports Seasons

The 2021 Minnesota Twins entered the season with high expectations, but unfortunately, they've made the list of most disappointing Minnesota teams of all time.

Disappointment is a common feeling for Minnesota sports fans as the years continue. Following the NBA Championship win for Milwaukee, SportsCenter was quick to point out that Minnesota has the current longest streak of seasons without a championship appearance in the four major sports (MLB/NBA/NFL/NHL). The Minnesota Lynx also chimed in on the stat after claiming four championships since 2011.

The ten teams that are on this list all follow a similar pattern. The year prior was either a great season with a playoff run or one that featured a strong core of players that appeared to have taken the next step. Offseason/preseason expectations were high with even Las Vegas oddsmakers believing in a deep run. Unfortunately, those preseason expectations fell short for the following teams. None of the teams listed below made the playoffs.

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