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vs. Sea
L 17-20
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@ SF
W 28-18
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@ Min
L 17-27
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Back-to-basics Vikings beat Cardinals 27-17 behind Murray, D

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Kirk Cousins threw the ball right over the Arizona linebacker trailing Adam Thielen on third-and-1, a neatly executed seam route by Minnesota's star receiver after a stutter step sprung him open for a 13-yard touchdown catch .

Then Thielen circled the offense together in the end zone for a choreographed dead-arm dance he recalled from college, his teammates clumsily swinging to an imaginary beat as the crowd celebrated a 10-point lead over the Cardinals early in the third quarter.

There was nothing awkward about this 27-17 victory on Sunday for the Vikings , though. They played a back-to-the-basics game, leaning on some powerful running by Latavius Murray and a smothering defense.

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NFC West Division
TeamWLTPct
Los Angeles 6001.000
Seattle 330.500
San Francisco 140.200
Arizona 150.167
Full Standings
Leaders
Pass Yds: J. Rosen626
Pass TDs: S. Bradford2
Rush Yds: D. Johnson297
Rush TDs: D. Johnson5
Rec Yds: C. Kirk311
Rec TDs: D. Johnson1
Int: T. Boston3
Sacks: C. Jones5.5
Offense (Rank)
Yards: 1323 (32)
Passing Yards: 1026 (31)
Rushing Yards: 384 (32)
Points per game: 13.7 (31)
Yards per game: 220.5 (32)
Touchdowns: 9 (30)
Field Goals: 2 (32)
Defense (Rank)
Yards: 2366 (25)
Passing Yards: 1583 (18)
Rushing Yards: 907 (31)
Points per game: 23.2 (15)
Yards per game: 394.3 (24)
Touchdowns: 16 (24)
Field Goals: 9 (16)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
10/10 D. Nichols pract. squad add
10/9 A. Moats cut
10/9 A. Moats off IR knee
10/8 K. Wright signed
10/8 D. Nichols cut
10/2 B. Reedy pract. squad add
10/2 D. Thompson pract. squad add
10/2 D. Cox pract. squad del
10/2 N. Harris pract. squad del
9/25 U. Kamalu pract. squad add
Injuries
Date Player Status
10/14 C. Edmonds back (Questionable)
10/14 M. Golden knee (Questionable)
10/14 D. Humphries knee (Questionable)
10/14 M. Iupati shoulder (Questionable)
10/14 R. Nkemdiche foot (Questionable)
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