Anthony Barr – WINNER
One of the Vikings’ young and up-coming stars is Anthony Barr. He showed why on Thanksgiving with another great game. Barr was great in helping to stop the run and put a lot of pressure on Matthew Stafford.
Anthony Barr finished the game with 4 tackles and a sack.
A lot of the Vikings’ second half success defensively can be credited to Anthony Barr. He was swarming the run plays and putting constant pressure on Matthew Stafford. His combination of speed and strength caused a lot of issues for the Lions’ offensive line.
The Vikings’ defense is led by Anthony Barr and Harrison Smith. Even though they lost to Detroit on Thanksgiving, the defense cannot be blamed. If the Vikings want to continue their success defensively, Anthony Barr needs to continue being an unstoppable force.