The Minnesota Vikings head into the 2018 season as one of the favorites to win the Super Bowl and have the look of a contender on paper, but there are no shortage of question marks surrounding this group. The team surprised the league last year when a ragtag group of players, led by the efforts of a journeyman quarterback, a couple of nice fill-ins at running back and the league's No. 1 defense, roared through the regular season and made it to the NFC Championship game, where their season came to an abrupt and humbling end at the hands of the Philadelphia Eagles.

Nobody is sleeping on the Vikings anymore with several installing them as one of the favorites to win it all with a new quarterback in Kirk Cousins and upgrades that were made on both sides of the ball. Minnesota's championship puzzle has been assembled by one of the best front offices and coaching staffs in the league and they have the look of a team on paper that is going to pick right up where they left off last season, but they still have their fair share of questions and storylines to keep an eye on heading into the new campaign.

There are always going to be the quarterback questions, health concerns and issues on any roster, but there are even storylines that seem settled that could be worth discussing. Here are the top questions about the Vikings heading into a 2018 campaign where expectations have arguably never been higher for them.