The Vikings sure have the look of a Super Bowl contender four games into the season
Zimmer's defense has stifled Rodgers in four of the six games in which they've squared off
It's been a long, strange year of travels for the four-year veteran cornerback
Alexander was once considered a possible first-round pick, but the Vikes got him deep in the second.
Hitting on top-10 picks like Cam Newton and Luke Kuechly gave Carolina a foundation on both sides of the ball, but with twice as many undrafted free agents (18) as first-round picks (nine) on the current roster, General Manager Dave Gettleman and head coach Ron Rivera have led the Panthers on an unconventional route to Super Bowl 50.
Doug Baldwin made a crazy one-handed catch vs. the Vikings.
Not only are the Vikings going to the playoffs, but if they beat the Packers in Lambeau Field next week, they'll win the NFC North for the first time since 2009.

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