Mon. Oct 19th, 2020

Vikings Outlast Redskins for 19-9 Win

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Vikings Outlast Redskins for 19-9 Win

Dan Bailey kicks a 50-yard field goal [8 plays, 14 yards, 3:37 time of possession]

Take it away: The Vikings were able to take advantage of taking over at the Washington 46 after a sack fumble forced by Danielle Hunter that was recovered by Shamar Stephen. Minnesota converted a fourth-and-1 but quickly stalled.

Dustin Hopkins kicks a 21-yard field goal [13 plays, 72 yards, 6:20]

Advance and retreat: Washington bounced back with a hefty dose of rookie Terry McLaurin. The receiver caught passes for gains of 17 and 6 before drawing a 29-yard pass interference penalty on Xavier Rhodes that moved the ball to the Minnesota 2. Linval Joseph, however, recorded a tackle for loss on second down, and the Vikings forced an incompletion on third down.

Bailey kicks a 29-yard field goal [10 plays, 64 yards, 6:34]

Boom before bust: The Vikings moved 52 yards in two plays with an 18-yard gain on a screen to Dalvin Cook and a quick slant to Stefon Diggs, who gained 26 of the 34 yards on the play after the catch. Minnesota gave up a pair of sacks inside the red zone, however.

Hopkins kicks a 30-yard field goal [11 plays, 63 yards, 5:29]

Key stop: Linval Joseph stopped Washington’s promising drive with a sack of Keenum for a loss of 7 and caused a fumbled that was recovered by the Redskins. Eric Kendricks followed with a pass breakup on third-and-12.

Cook rushes for a 4-yard touchdown (Bailey kicks PAT) [7 plays, 75 yards, 1:50]

Recommend The Chef: The Vikings turned to Cook out of the backfield in the hurry-up offense, and he turned three receptions into 51 yards.

Hopkins kicks a 43-yard field goal [6 plays, 50 yards, 3:22]

AP on the move: Adrian Peterson started the possession with a 21-yard reception and broke loose for a gain of 29 on the next snap to move to the Minnesota 25. Anthony Barr and Everson Griffen teamed up for a sack of Dwayne Haskins, Jr., on second-and-6.

Bailey kicks a 40-yard field goal [12 plays, 59 yards, 6:23]

Drive starter: Cook rushed for 10 yards on the first play of the drive, and Irv Smith, Jr., followed with an 11-yard reception.

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