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Vikings: ‘We've got our swagger back'

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The Vikings are thoroughly enjoying the success they are having, but they are also being reminded how quickly it can fade with complacency.

The difference in the Vikings locker is palpable for those who endured the 3-13 record last year. At this time in 2011, the Vikings were 0-4 and had two teams in their own division that were 4-0. Their chances to win the NFC North were all but dead and their playoff hopes were a flickering candle in high wind conditions only one month into the season. They wouldn't admit it publicly, but when...

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