EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings placed wide receiver/punt returner Dede Westbrook on the COVID-19 reserve list on Tuesday, another hit to their skill position depth on offense amid a spike in positive tests across the NFL.
MINNESOTA (5-6) at DETROIT (0-10-1)
Sunday, 1 p.m. EST, Fox
BETTING LINE: Vikings by 7, according to FanDuel SportsBook.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — On the biggest play of the game, the Minnesota Vikings had no idea where to go.
The confusion led to a wasted timeout and then a missed fourth down that played a key role in a 34-26 loss to the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday that prevented the Vikings from climbing over .500 for the first time since 2019.
EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — After Greg Joseph’s game-winning field goal went through the uprights on Sunday, euphoria overcame the Minnesota Vikings.
Teammates lifted Joseph on their shoulders as they celebrated the 19-17 win over the Detroit Lions.
EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — Kirk Cousins took the shotgun snap and had the Seattle Seahawks’ pass rush immediately closing in. The Minnesota quarterback lofted a pass into the middle of the field while backpedaling, a potentially scary situation for a team nursing a 10-point lead and looking to win its first game of the year.