Kwesi Adofo-Mensah approaches the expansive practise grounds of the Vikings from a balcony and walks through the glass doorway into his office. This is the main office.

The 40-year-old general manager has his office here where he does business, but he rarely comes to his desk.

Instead, the lanky former Princeton basketball star sits down at the round conference table and starts a conversation.

The Vikings spent the afternoon working on spread concepts and speed variation, with head coach Kevin O'Connell wanting to put pressure on the defense.

Using a combination of deception and different types of employees. Adofo-Mensah is two minutes closer to the Red Zone,

But still in action because he is on edge. He remains calm while holding the spinning of the football in his hands.

A remarkable reminder of how much has changed since the end of the Vikings' chill season comes in this beautiful, clear sky on a May afternoon.

The team missed the playoffs for the third time in four years - general manager and offensive planning. However, the Vikings' transition hasn't mirrored that of many other NFL teams.