The Minnesota Vikings bounced back after a big loss to the Cowboys by defeating the New England Patriots on Thanksgiving night. Here is what we learned.
All the narratives were in place for the Minnesota Vikings to struggle mightily against the New England Patriots on Thanksgiving night in Week 12. However, the games are played for a reason and several players were given an opportunity to change how they are viewed.
In a hard-fought back-and-forth battle, The Vikings were able to secure a 33-26 victory to bring them to 9-2 on the season and helped to take some of the bad taste out of the previous week’s manhandling by the Cowboys.
Known for their extremely tough defense, the New England Patriots presented a big challenge for a Vikings team looking to prove their team deserves to be mentioned among the top units in the league.
We learned a lot about this Minnesota Vikings team on Thanksgiving night. Here are five of the biggest takeaways from the hotly-contested game against New England in Week 12.