- After Week 17, the Vikings are 12-4.
- Minnesota has won the NFC North.
- If the playoffs began today, the Vikings would be the NFC's No. 3 seed.
After making the postseason just three times in eight years under Mike Zimmer, Kevin O’Connell appears to have established a new culture and got the most out of players in his first year leading the Vikings.
Minnesota was one of the biggest surprises this year in NFL betting and has made postseason for the first time since 2019.
Here’s how things currently look.
Vikings Playoff Seed
Minnesota finished 12-4 and is the No. 3 seed in the NFC playoffs.
Vikings First-Round Bye
The Vikings are the No. 3 seed and therefore do not have a first-round bye.
They will host the Giants on Wild Card Weekend.
NFC Playoff Standings
The top seven teams made the playoffs, with the four division winners earning the top four seeds.
The Seahawks were able to earn the final spot following their Week 18 win over the Rams, and the Packers falling to the Lions on Sunday Night Football.
The NFC East proved to be the best division in the conference, as three of the four teams made the playoffs.