7 biggest takeaways from the Vikings win vs. Commanders in Week 9

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The Vikings don’t mind trailing late

Last season, the Minnesota Vikings lost quite a few games that came down to the final moments. This season, the team is finding a way to win those games as a group and it will be interesting to see if they can keep winning this way.

Washington led Minnesota by ten points in the fourth quarter but the Vikings rattled off a touchdown and a field goal in a three-minute span to tie it up thanks to the defense stepping up in a big way.

It seems like whenever a big play is needed the team finds a way to make it happen. It is refreshing to see a resilient team fighting. This week, it was a big interception from Harrison Smith that helped to seal the deal.

Winning a game in a more convincing fashion would be nice to silence doubters, but as long as the Minnesota Vikings keep winning games, it would be hard to be too upset with the results so far. Buffalo will be a real test in Week 10.