Vikings Beat Falcons for 8th Straight Win
The Minnesota Vikings (10-2) beat the Atlanta Falcons (7-5) 14-9 today at Mercedes Benz Stadium in Georgia to keep pace with the the NFC leading Philadelphia Eagles. It was the 8th straight win for the Vikes.
Vikings quarterback Case Keenum completed 25 of 30 for 227 yards and two touchdowns, one to Kyle Rudolph and another to Jerick McKinnon. Keenum was 13 of 13 in the second half -- with his favorite target today being Adam Thielen who had 4 catches for 51 yards. Latavuis Murray was Minnesota's leading rusher with 16 carries for 76 yards.
Atlanta came into today's match-up winners of three in a row. This afternoon's victory marks just the fifth time in team history that the Vikings have won eight straight -- and the first time since 1998.
Week 13 NFC North Standings
- Minnesota Vikings (10-2)
- Detroit Lions (6-6)
- Green Bay Packers (6-6)
- Chicago Bears (3-9)
Next Sunday (12/10) the Vikings go up against the Carolina Panthers (8-4) at Noon CT at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte. (TV: FOX, Radio: AM 1240 WJON)