The Minnesota Vikings couldn’t come up with a victory when they needed one the most. Here are the winners and losers of their match-up with the Detroit Lions.
After a win that snapped a 4-game losing streak for the Minnesota Vikings, they slip up again. With a chance to regain the top spot in the NFC North, the Vikings fall short to the Detroit Lions by a score of 16-13. This is the second loss to the Lions in the month of November.
Minnesota showed a lot of life in the second half, especially defensively. The defense only allowed 6 points in the second half, it just so happens that 3 of those were from a game-winning field goal.
With under one minute left in the game, Vikings’ quarterback Sam Bradford threw an interception into the hands of Darius Slay deep in Vikings’ territory to set up the Lions for a game-winning field goal. The Vikings now slip to 2nd in the division, one game behind the Detroit Lions.
With that being said, let’s jump right in. Here are the winners and losers from the Thanksgiving Day game between the Minnesota Vikings and the Detroit Lions.