4 biggest takeaways from the Vikings Week 3 loss to the Titans

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Minnesota can still hang with the best

No matter how close their games have been this season, the Titans have proven to come through during the necessary moments and it’s resulted in them beginning 2020 with a 3-0 record. Dating back to last year, Tennessee is 12-4 in their last 16 games.

It was a bit of a surprise when the Titans made it all the way to the AFC Championship last season. But so far this year, they’ve proven that their playoff run was no fluke.

Knowing all of this, it should be encouraging that the Vikings were extremely close to coming away with a win over Tennessee on Sunday. Minnesota actually led for the majority of their matchup with the Titans and for most of the afternoon, it felt like the guys in purple were going to leave the field with their first victory of the season.

Obviously, the Vikings didn’t get the win on Sunday. But if Minnesota continues to perform like they did against Tennessee, then they should at least have a fighting chance to get victories in most of the games they have left to play this year.