The Minnesota Vikings picked apart the Oakland Raiders in Week 3, but what were the best and worst things that happened in the game on Sunday?
The Minnesota Vikings were disappointing in Week 2 when they failed to complete a comeback against the Green Bay Packers. However, the team put that loss behind them and focused on dismantling their opponent on Sunday.
Week 3 brought the Oakland Raiders to U.S. Bank Stadium. The silver and black are far from the team many experts thought would be a pushover of a transitional team this year, They have assembled some great talent around their featured pieces and have the potential to surprise teams that sleep on them.
However, Minnesota was ready for them. The Vikings not only showed the powerful defense that fans have learned to expect from the team, but they poured on points thanks to a powerful rushing attack and efficient passing game.
The final score of the game was 34-14 in favor of the Minnesota Vikings. During the game, there were some great things that happened as well as a few things that were not so good. Let’s break down the positives and negatives starting with the best thing from Week 3 against the Raiders!
(Note: All stats via ESPN)