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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....

Vikings stay grounded with clutch win over Cowboys

Nov. 11, 2019 7:56 PM EST

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — Kirk Cousins and the Minnesota Vikings delivered a clutch performance in the type of setting, coincidental or not, that has dogged them for years. With a victory on the road in a nationally televised night game against a winning team, they've set themselves up quite well for the rest of...

Cowboys LB Vander Esch active after 1st absence of career

Nov. 10, 2019 7:09 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Dallas Cowboys linebacker Leighton Vander Esch is active against Minnesota on Sunday night after the second-year player missed the first game of his career with a neck injury. Vander Esch was injured in a win over Philadelphia on Oct. 20 and sat out against the New York Giants on...

Hamstring to keep Vikings WR Adam Thielen out vs Cowboys

Nov. 8, 2019 4:32 PM EST

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings don't need a lesson on the lasting nature of hamstring trouble. They endured a tough one just last year. Running back Dalvin Cook had a long absence in 2018 because of a hamstring injury. Now wide receiver Adam Thielen could be sidelined for the rest of the month....

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' high-powered offense grounded by improving Chiefs D

Nov. 3, 2019 9:49 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings should have felt good about their chances against the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday, especially when Kirk Cousins and their high-scoring offense got the ball back with a 23-20 lead midway through the fourth quarter. Everything unraveled in spectacular fashion....

The Latest: Packers finally score vs. Chargers, trail 19-3

Nov. 3, 2019 7:23 PM EST

The Latest on Week 9 in the NFL (all times Eastern): 6:30 p.m. The Green Bay Packers are finally on the scoreboard against the Los Angeles Chargers, who have a surprising 19-3 lead at home near the end of the third quarter after a 54-yard field goal by Mason Crosby spoiled the shutout. After averaging 409 yards...

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...

Mahomes listed as questionable for Chiefs' game vs Vikings

Nov. 1, 2019 5:53 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes is questionable against the Minnesota Vikings, raising the possibility the league MVP could return after missing just one game to a dislocated kneecap. Mahomes practiced on a limited basis throughout the week, just as he did last week. But rather...

Vikings, Chiefs both await word on whether Mahomes plays

Oct. 31, 2019 9:33 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Chiefs aren't the only ones who hope Patrick Mahomes plays against Minnesota on Sunday. Vikings counterpart Kirk Cousins does, too. "At the end of the day, I just want to see players healthy, out on the field. You want to play against their best," Cousins said. "You don't...