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Minnesota Vikings (8-3)

Sun. 11/3 Sun. 11/10 Sun. 11/17 Mon. 12/2 Sun. 12/8
@ KC
L 23-26
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@ Dal
W 28-24
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vs. Den
W 27-23
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@ Sea
5:15 PM PT6:15 PM MT7:15 PM CT8:15 PM ET1:15 GMT9:15 6:15 PM MST8:15 PM EST7:15 PM CT5:15 UAE (+1)20:15 ET23:15
vs. Det
10:00 AM PT11:00 AM MT12:00 PM CT1:00 PM ET18:00 GMT2:00 11:00 AM MST1:00 PM EST12:00 PM CT22:00 UAE13:00 ET16:00

Despite tight goal-line D, Vikings need better pass coverage

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) After all the long passing plays and fourth-down conversions the Minnesota Vikings surrendered against Denver, the defense still had the game in its hands.

Forcing three straight incompletions by Broncos quarterback Brandon Allen inside the 5-yard line, the Vikings and their fans sweated out the final 10 seconds and pulled out a critical victory despite a 20-0 halftime deficit.

Backup safety Jayron Kearse was targeted on two of the final three throws, cornerback Trae Waynes on the other.

NFC North Division
Green Bay 820.800
Minnesota 830.727
Chicago 460.400
Detroit 361.350
Full Standings
Pass Yds: K. Cousins2756
Pass TDs: K. Cousins21
Rush Yds: D. Cook1017
Rush TDs: D. Cook11
Rec Yds: S. Diggs880
Rec TDs: A. Thielen6
Int: A. Harris3
Sacks: D. Hunter8.5
Offense (Rank)
Yards: 4165 (3)
Passing Yards: 2756 (9)
Rushing Yards: 1567 (2)
Points per game: 26.3 (8)
Yards per game: 378.6 (9)
Touchdowns: 35 (2)
Field Goals: 15 (19)
Defense (Rank)
Yards: 3725 (24)
Passing Yards: 2924 (29)
Rushing Yards: 1036 (14)
Points per game: 18.6 (5)
Yards per game: 338.6 (15)
Touchdowns: 22 (13)
Field Goals: 18 (25)
Date Player Transactions
11/14 A. Collins active/prac. squad
11/14 J. Keenoy pract. squad add
11/14 D. Davis pract. squad add
11/14 B. Jones on IR torn MCL
11/12 D. Davis cut
11/6 A. Sendejo acquired from waiver
11/6 M. Epps cut
11/5 C. Smith pract. squad add
11/2 C. Smith cut
10/25 H. Hill suspension lifted
Date Player Status
11/17 A. Thielen hamstring (Out)
11/17 J. Kline concussion (Out)
11/17 L. Joseph knee (Out)
11/17 A. Sendejo groin (Questionable)
11/17 A. Harris groin (Out)
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