NFL Football

Minnesota Vikings (8-4)

Sun. 11/17 Mon. 12/2 Sun. 12/8 Sun. 12/15 Mon. 12/23
vs. Den
W 27-23
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@ Sea
L 30-37
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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
1:05 PM PT2:05 PM MT3:05 PM CT4:05 PM ET21:05 GMT5:05 2:05 PM MST4:05 PM EST3:05 PM CT1:05 UAE (+1)16:05 ET19:05
vs. GB
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

Defense delivers as Vikings sail past Lions 20-7

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Minnesota's long-dominant defense had been slipping for the past several weeks, a proud and seasoned group that needed to get its edge back.

The Vikings gave hardly any ground against the sputtering Detroit Lions.

Danielle Hunter had three of Minnesota's five sacks to spearhead a resurgence by the defense, and the Vikings sailed past Detroit 20-7 on Sunday to stick the Lions with their sixth straight loss.

NFC North Division
Green Bay 1030.769
Minnesota 940.692
Chicago 760.538
Detroit 391.269
Full Standings
Pass Yds: K. Cousins3032
Pass TDs: K. Cousins23
Rush Yds: D. Cook1046
Rush TDs: D. Cook12
Rec Yds: S. Diggs905
Rec TDs: K. Rudolph6
Int: A. Harris4
Sacks: D. Hunter9.5
Offense (Rank)
Yards: 4519 (8)
Passing Yards: 3032 (14)
Rushing Yards: 1645 (6)
Points per game: 26.6 (7)
Yards per game: 376.6 (8)
Touchdowns: 38 (3)
Field Goals: 16 (24)
Defense (Rank)
Yards: 4169 (14)
Passing Yards: 3164 (20)
Rushing Yards: 1254 (15)
Points per game: 20.2 (10)
Yards per game: 347.4 (16)
Touchdowns: 26 (10)
Field Goals: 21 (24)
Date Player Transactions
12/3 R. Cliett pract. squad add
12/2 A. Hollins active/prac. squad
12/2 B. Gedeon on IR concussion
11/26 J. Doctson cut
11/26 C. Smith active/prac. squad
11/26 J. Stanton pract. squad add
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
Date Player Status
12/8 R. Reiff concussion (Questionable)
12/8 A. Thielen hamstring (Doubtful)
12/2 L. Joseph knee (Questionable)
12/2 H. Smith hamstring (Questionable)
12/2 A. Thielen hamstring (Out)
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