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Cousins, Vikings cruise 30-17, end skid vs. Seahawks

Sep. 26, 2021 21:37 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — After two narrow losses to start the season, Kirk Cousins and the Minnesota Vikings found a foolproof way to avoid the type of harrowing finish that has haunted them more often than not. They put this game away ahead of time — against Russell Wilson...

The Latest: 49ers aim to join 5 other teams at 3-0

Sep. 26, 2021 20:13 PM EDT

The Latest on Week 3 in the NFL (all times EDT): ___ 8:10 p.m. The San Francisco 49ers are hoping to join five other teams at 3-0 as Week 3 of the NFL season winds down. The Niners are hosting Green Bay in the...

For Cousins and winless Vikings, nemesis Seahawks are next

Sep. 23, 2021 17:06 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Kirk Cousins moved last week into fourth place on Minnesota's career list for games started by a quarterback, even though it might seem as if he just arrived with the Vikings. For all the skepticism that has followed Cousins through his NFL career,...

Vikings aim to stop 7-game skid vs. Wilson, Seahawks

Sep. 23, 2021 10:47 AM EDT

SEATTLE (1-1) at MINNESOTA (0-2) Sunday, 4:25 p.m. EDT, Fox OPENING LINE: Seahawks by 1, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Seahawks 1-1, Vikings 1-1. SERIES RECORD: Seahawks lead 13-5. ...

Seahawks' Lockett shies away from attention after hot start

Sep. 22, 2021 19:03 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Tyler Lockett would have preferred to be anywhere else on Wednesday, rather than standing at the front of an auditorium talking about himself, the numbers he’s put up through the first two weeks of the regular season and the chance he has for more records this week. ...

Vikings' Cook shows toughness after physical game in Arizona

Sep. 22, 2021 18:58 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Late in the second quarter on Sunday, Dalvin Cook was stood up at the line of scrimmage by Arizona’s 335-pound defensive tackle Corey Peters. All of Cook’s momentum was stopped in an instant and he was pushed back by a group of Cardinals...

Hexed? Vexed? Vikings try to stay on track after missed kick

Sep. 20, 2021 19:11 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings haven't given up on Greg Joseph. He said he's still confident in himself, too. After a second straight excruciating loss, thanks to the latest miss on a late-game kick for this seemingly star-crossed franchise, the Vikings have...

Good-plus-lucky equals a 2-0 start for the Cardinals

Sep. 20, 2021 18:48 PM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals have proven that they're a pretty darn good football team through two weeks. They're also a little lucky. That's a great combo for a 2-0 start in the NFC West, where it looked as though a lot of wins are...

Joseph's missed FG dooms Vikings in 34-33 loss to Cardinals

Sep. 19, 2021 21:17 PM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings put together a near-perfect final drive, picking their way down the field while managing the clock so they would get the final play of a wild game in the desert. All that was missing was the finish. Greg...

Cards win 34-33 thriller after Vikings miss last-second FG

Sep. 19, 2021 21:00 PM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona's Jordan Hicks didn't dare turn around as Minnesota's potential game-winning field goal floated toward the uprights. Instead, he watched the videoboard for a moment and then locked eyes with Ezekial Turner, who had been knocked to the turf, his expression...