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Offensive balance missing early in Vikings' loss to Chiefs

Nov. 4, 2019 7:11 PM EST

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — Facing the 30th-ranked run defense in the NFL and featuring the league's top rusher in Dalvin Cook, the Minnesota Vikings opened Sunday's game at Kansas City with three straight passes. Kirk Cousins overthrew Cook on a first-down screen. There was a missed connection with an open Adam...

Vikings surge into 2nd half on strength of Cook, Cousins

Oct. 25, 2019 5:16 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — This October onslaught for Minnesota has been stopped only by the calendar, not an impending slump. With four consecutive victories by double-digit points, the Vikings (6-2) have recovered remarkably from those two defeats on the road by division rivals that raised questions amid the...

Cook, Vikings wear down Redskins 19-9 for 4th straight win

Oct. 25, 2019 1:30 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Near the end of this methodical victory for the Minnesota Vikings, the crowd directed a loud cheer toward a player on the visiting team. When Adrian Peterson appeared on the giant video screens during the 2-minute warning with an announcement of his latest climb up the NFL's all-time...

Cousins, Vikings bounce back with revived passing attack

Oct. 7, 2019 9:25 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Everson Griffen was asked what felt the best about the stress-reducing victory by the Minnesota Vikings over the New York Giants, and the 10th-year defensive end was as quick with an answer as he often is into the backfield on a pass rush. "I'm proud of Kirk Cousins," Griffen said....

Cousins, Thielen lead Vikings in dominant win over Giants

Oct. 6, 2019 7:44 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — So much for the Minnesota Vikings being one dimensional. The passing game is back in synch with the run. Add in the defense, and the reality is the Vikings have it all. Kirk Cousins threw two touchdowns to Adam Thielen, Dalvin Cook ran for 132 yards and the Vikings made life...

Correction: Raiders-Vikings story

Sep. 23, 2019 3:07 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — In a story Sept. 22 about the Raiders-Vikings game, The Associated Press erroneously referred to the Oakland quarterback. He is Derek Carr, not David Carr. A corrected version of the story is below: NFL rushing leader Cook leads Vikes romp past Raiders 34-14 NFL rushing leader Dalvin...