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Eagles' thin pass defense exploited by Vikings

Oct. 13, 2019 6:51 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Philadelphia cornerback Rasul Douglas settled in near the sideline after his initial backpedal, playing zone coverage while Minnesota's Stefon Diggs kept on speeding down the field midway through the second quarter. That safety help over the top never came. Diggs hauled in the 51-yard...

Cousins, Diggs fly past Eagles in Vikings' 38-20 win

Oct. 13, 2019 6:09 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Two weeks ago, Stefon Diggs was a dissatisfied star with a decreasing role for a Minnesota team in a mini-crisis on the passing attack. Patience was all Diggs needed, as it turned out, to re-establish himself as a prominent receiver for Kirk Cousins and the Vikings. Cousins threw to...

The Latest: Broncos kicker snaps string of 7 straight misses

Oct. 13, 2019 6:02 PM EDT

The Latest on the NFL's Week 6 (all times EDT): ___ 5:40 p.m. Broncos kicker Brandon McManus broke a streak of seven straight misses from 50 or more yards when he connected from 53 late in the first half against Tennessee. He also made a 31-yarder in this low-scoring affair. The Broncos were out of sorts on...

Cousins gets surprise call of praise from White House

Oct. 11, 2019 11:32 AM EDT

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins delivered a 306-yard, two-touchdown, no-turnover performance in a bounce-back win on the road over the New York Giants last week. It followed one of the worst games of his career in a defeat at Chicago. Cousins drew the predictable praise from his team afterward, but he...

As Eagles return to Super Bowl site, Vikes await in key game

Oct. 10, 2019 5:09 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — When the Philadelphia Eagles arrive in Minnesota, their first visit since winning Super Bowl 52, there might be some subtle reminders at U.S. Bank Stadium of the scene that night when the franchise's first Lombardi Trophy was secured. They'll have to look and think hard, though. The...

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...

Giants go for 3 in row as Jones face Vikings’ tough defense

Oct. 3, 2019 8:01 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — On the surface, the Minnesota Vikings’ game against the New York Giants is a meeting of old friends. It’s the first time Vikings coach Mike Zimmer is going to face his former offensive coordinator since Pat Shurmur left to become the head coach of the Giants in...

Giants go for 3 in row as Jones face Vikings’ tough defense

Oct. 3, 2019 7:30 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — On the surface, the Minnesota Vikings’ game against the New York Giants is a meeting of old friends. It’s the first time Vikings coach Mike Zimmer is going to face his former offensive coordinator since Pat Shurmur left to become the head coach of the Giants in...

Vikings WR Diggs ‘trying to work through’ dissatisfaction

Oct. 3, 2019 7:28 PM EDT

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — Stefon Diggs said he’s dissatisfied with the state of the Minnesota Vikings, with the offense again struggling to find a rhythm. Though the fifth-year wide receiver stopped short of explicit confirmation that he’d prefer to play elsewhere, while speaking to reporters on...