3 unsung heroes from the Vikings win over the Lions in Week 3

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The Minnesota Vikings had a nail-biting victory in Week 3 against the Detroit Lions. Who were some players in that victory who deserve more praise?

As time was winding down in the Week 3 matchup between the Minnesota Vikings and Detroit Lions, the chance of the Vikings leaving the field with a win didn’t seem very high.

That wasn’t what happened, however, as Minnesota miraculously took the lead over the Lions in the game with under a minute left in regulation, and they held onto it until the final whistle.

It was not a pretty win for the Vikings in Week 3 over Detroit. But it was a win nonetheless and put Minnesota atop the NFC North with a 2-1 record.

As players like K.J. Osborn, Kirk Cousins, and Adam Thielen have received their rightful praise for the Vikings’ victory over the Lions, who are some other players on Minnesota’s roster that deserve their due respect?

Who are some of the unsung heroes from the Vikings‘ win over Detroit in Week 3?