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Minnesota Vikings (2-1)


Sun. 9/11 Mon. 9/19 Sun. 9/25 Sun. 10/2 Sun. 10/9
vs. GB
W 23-7
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@ Phi
L 7-24
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vs. Det
W 28-24
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@ NO
6:30 AM PT7:30 AM MT8:30 AM CT9:30 AM ET13:30 GMT21:30 6:30 AM MST7:30 AM CST8:30 AM EST7:30 AM CT17:30 UAE9:30 ET12:30
vs. Chi
10:00 AM PT11:00 AM MT12:00 PM CT1:00 PM ET17:00 GMT1:00 10:00 AM MST11:00 AM CST12:00 PM EST11:00 AM CT21:00 UAE13:00 ET16:00

Vikings offense with O'Connell still a work in progress

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) After opening with a decisive win against the Green Bay Packers, the Minnesota Vikings have been tested the past two weeks.

A Minnesota offense looking to make a jump under new coach Kevin O'Connell is still a work in progress. But a three-play, 56-yard drive in the final minute Sunday against Detroit led to a comeback win and has the Vikings tied atop the NFC North while enduring their growing pains.

With star receiver Justin Jefferson being taken away by opponents and with running back Dalvin Cook out of the game with an injury, quarterback Kirk Cousins found K.J. Osborn for two big plays, including a 28-yard touchdown with 45 seconds remaining in Sunday's 28-24 win.

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NFC North Division
TeamWLTPct
Minnesota 210.667
Green Bay 210.667
Chicago 210.667
Detroit 120.333
Full Standings
Leaders
Pass Yds: K. Cousins758
Pass TDs: K. Cousins5
Rush Yds: D. Cook203
Rush TDs: D. Cook1
Rec Yds: J. Jefferson246
Rec TDs: J. Jefferson2
Int: J. Hicks1
Sacks: Z. Smith2.0
Offense (Rank)
Yards: 1032 (18)
Passing Yards: 758 (16)
Rushing Yards: 311 (19)
Points per game: 19.3 (16)
Yards per game: 344.0 (18)
Touchdowns: 7 (12)
Field Goals: 3 (24)
Defense (Rank)
Yards: 1240 (30)
Passing Yards: 870 (29)
Rushing Yards: 413 (24)
Points per game: 18.3 (10)
Yards per game: 413.3 (30)
Touchdowns: 7 (17)
Field Goals: 2 (8)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
9/27 J. Hollister pract. squad add
9/27 P. Nickerson pract. squad del
9/26 M. Dorn pract. squad add
9/26 D. Shelley pract. squad add
9/24 D. Shelley active/prac. squad
9/24 M. Dorn active/prac. squad
9/20 D. Shelley pract. squad add
9/19 D. Shelley active/prac. squad
9/14 C. Garrett pract. squad add
9/12 M. Dorn pract. squad add
Injuries
Date Player Status
9/25 A. Booth Jr. quadriceps (Out)
9/25 H. Smith concussion (Out)
9/25 E. Kendricks toe (Questionable)
9/19 A. Booth Jr. quadriceps (Out)
9/11 J. Bullard bicep (Questionable)
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