Minnesota Vikings at Detroit Lions: Week 7 game review

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Oct 25, 2015; Detroit, MI, USA; Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater (5) looks for an open man during the fourth quarter against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field. Vikings win 28-19. Mandatory Credit: Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports

Overall Impressions

Overall, this was a massive win for the Minnesota Vikings.  Getting a road victory was important, but doing it against a division opponent is something that has happened as often as the Summer Olympics recently.

More important than that, is that quarterback Teddy Bridgewater seems to be continuing his rapport with rookie wide receiver Stefon Diggs while not ignoring other parts of the passing game, connecting with 11 different receivers in the game.  Defensively, the shaky start was scary, but the team tightened up and were dominant in the second and third quarters, allowing Minnesota to come back from a double-digit deficit.

More players who had good games:  Harrison Smith, Tom Johnson, Zach Line, and Jerick McKinnon.  Disappointing players:  Brandon Fusco, Brian Robison.

The Minnesota Vikings will face another division opponent next week when they travel to Illinois to take on the Chicago Bears from Soldier Field on Sunday, November 1, 2015.  I’ll be back next week with the things that I liked, disliked, and was baffled by during that game.  Until then, enjoy the win and SKOL VIKINGS.

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