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Lions, Vikings both desperate for win for different reasons

Dec. 02, 2021 11:11 AM EST

MINNESOTA (5-6) at DETROIT (0-10-1) Sunday, 1 p.m. EST, Fox BETTING LINE: Vikings by 7, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Minnesota 6-5; Detroit 6-4-1. SERIES RECORD: Vikings lead 79-39-2. ...

Still-viable Vikings making season harder than it has to be

Nov. 29, 2021 18:23 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have been as relentless as any team in the league this year, with all six of their defeats decided by one score. Each time they've teetered on the edge of being done for, in a game or in this season, they've confidently and...

4th-down miscommunication dooms Vikings in loss to 49ers

Nov. 28, 2021 22:12 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — On the biggest play of the game, the Minnesota Vikings had no idea where to go. The confusion led to a wasted timeout and then a missed fourth down that played a key role in a 34-26 loss to the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday that prevented the...

49ers beat Vikings 34-26 for 3rd straight win

Nov. 28, 2021 21:28 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The midseason skid that looked as though it could derail the San Francisco 49ers season is firmly in the past. After getting back to a successful formula of dominating on the ground, the Niners have won three straight games and again look...

Vikings, 49ers head into meeting on upswings in NFC

Nov. 26, 2021 11:57 AM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings and San Francisco 49ers found themselves in similar predicaments a few weeks ago after seasons that began with high hopes saw both teams struggling at the midpoint. Both have responded with back-to-back wins to get into...

Wilson, struggling Seahawks visit Washington on Monday night

Nov. 24, 2021 15:50 PM EST

SEATTLE (3-7) at WASHINGTON (4-6) Monday, 8:15 p.m. EST, ESPN BETTING LINE: Washington by 1, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Seahawks 5-5; Washington 3-7. SERIES RECORD: Washington leads...

Vikings visit 49ers in matchup of NFC wild-card contenders

Nov. 24, 2021 13:04 PM EST

MINNESOTA (5-5) at SAN FRANCISCO (5-5) Sunday, 4:25 p.m. EST, Fox BETTING LINE: 49ers by 3, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Minnesota 6-4; San Francisco 4-6. SERIES RECORD: 49ers lead...

Jefferson gives Vikings go-to target, and big-game mentality

Nov. 22, 2021 18:18 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Justin Jefferson strutted onto the field for pregame warmups wearing a black-and-purple T-shirt bearing the likeness of his Hall of Fame predecessor Randy Moss. That was quite the bold statement by Minnesota's precocious wide receiver, particularly...

Packers defense slips against Kirk Cousins, Vikings

Nov. 21, 2021 19:43 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Green Bay's defense toppled star quarterbacks Kyler Murray, Patrick Mahomes and Russell Wilson in impressive fashion in the past three games, picking up the slack for an offense that's used to carrying the Packers. Kirk Cousins, Justin Jefferson and...

Vikings outlast Rodgers, Packers 34-31 on game-ending FG

Nov. 21, 2021 18:33 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Much to coach Mike Zimmer's consternation, the Minnesota Vikings have made quite the habit of these white-knuckle, high-stress finishes. All that experience must be paying off. They deftly followed the winning formula for beating Green Bay by making...