Vikings Beat Redskins 33-26
The Vikings rallied in the 2nd half to beat the Redskins in Washington 33-26 Saturday afternoon. Minnesota and Washington were tied at 10 at halftime and early in the 3rd quarter Adrian Peterson left the game with a knee injury and on the next play quarterback Christian Ponder suffered a concussion and didn’t return. Joe Webb and Toby Gerhart led the Vikings for 3 2nd half touchdowns. Webb was 4-5 passing for 84 yards and 2 touchdowns and he ran for 34 yards and another touchdown.
Toby Gerhart ran 11 times for 109 yards for Minnesota. Peterson ran for 38 yards and 1 touchdown before leaving with a knee injury. The Vikings improve to 3-12 and with the win cannot have the first pick in next April’s NFL draft. Minnesota will host Chicago to close the season on January 1 at noon, pregame on WJON at 11am.