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The Latest: Afternoon of routs followed by close calls

Nov. 19, 2019 6:18 PM EST

The Latest on Week 11 in the NFL (all times EST): 8:10 p.m. An NFL afternoon of blowouts was followed by three nail-biting finishes. The AFC-leading New England Patriots were assured of their 19th consecutive winning season following a 17-10 win over the Philadelphia Eagles in a rematch of the 2018 Super Bowl....

Despite tight goal-line D, Vikings need better pass coverage

Nov. 18, 2019 5:28 PM EST

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — After all the long passing plays and fourth-down conversions the Minnesota Vikings surrendered against Denver, the defense still had the game in its hands. Forcing three straight incompletions by Broncos quarterback Brandon Allen inside the 5-yard line, the Vikings and their fans...

Vikings overcome 20-0 deficit at half to beat Broncos 27-23

Nov. 17, 2019 9:17 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings had barely moved the ball at all, when they gathered in a humbled locker room after an awful first half. Picking up the pace with the two-minute offense was about their only hope of a comeback. They delivered one in stunning fashion against the Denver Broncos....

Broncos defense collapses again in 27-23 loss to Vikings

Nov. 17, 2019 7:10 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The defense that has long been the backbone of the Denver Broncos was staked to a 20-0 lead at halftime in Minnesota, after two full quarters of all-phases domination of the Vikings. The offense managed only three more points. The defense lost yet another late lead, and this collapse was...

Kubiak impact on Vikings’ offense is clear; Broncos to visit

Nov. 14, 2019 4:22 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings needed to refresh their offense after that flop of a finish to last season, and coach Mike Zimmer sought another experienced confidant. Adding Gary Kubiak to the staff has clearly changed the dynamic around this team for the better. “Gary has been tremendous....

Broncos-Vikings Preview Capsule

Nov. 14, 2019 1:16 PM EST

DENVER (3-6) at MINNESOTA (7-3) Sunday, 1 p.m. EST, CBS OPENING LINE — Vikings by 10½ RECORD VS. SPREAD — Broncos 5-4, Vikings 6-4 SERIES RECORD — Tied 7-7 LAST MEETING — Broncos beat Vikings 23-20, Oct. 4, 2015 LAST WEEK — Broncos had bye, beat Browns 24-19 on Nov. 3;...

Cook leads Vikings to 28-24 prime-time road win over Cowboys

Nov. 11, 2019 1:06 AM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Dalvin Cook did plenty in the running game. The NFL rushing leader from Minnesota might have had his biggest plays in the passing game while easily outshining two-time rushing champion Ezekiel Elliott. Cook ran for 97 yards, including the go-ahead touchdown on fourth down on the...

Butker's late FGs help Chiefs rally past Vikings, 26-23

Nov. 3, 2019 5:53 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Harrison Butker watched his 44-yard field goal split the uprights, the clocks inside Arrowhead Stadium reading zero, and the Chiefs kicker turned and sprinted the other way in celebration. The first person to join him? Patrick Mahomes. The reigning league MVP, who missed his second...

As Vikings prep for Redskins, Cousins grateful for old team

Oct. 23, 2019 5:32 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The coaches and players who have departed the Washington Redskins have not always been complimentary of their time with a franchise that has experienced its share of dysfunction over the past two decades. Kirk Cousins conceivably could have joined that chorus of critics, a cacophony...

Redskins-Vikings Preview Capsule

Oct. 23, 2019 4:10 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (1-6) at MINNESOTA (5-2) Thursday, 8:20 p.m. EDT, Fox, NFL Network and Amazon Prime Video OPENING LINE — Vikings by 15 RECORD VS. SPREAD — Redskins 2-5; Vikings 5-2 SERIES RECORD — Tied 13-13 LAST MEETING — Vikings beat Redskins 38-30, Nov. 12, 2017 LAST WEEK —...