4 most disappointing Vikings in the Week 16 win over the Giants
By Nik Edlund
Which members of the Minnesota Vikings were a bit disappointing in the Christmas Eve win over the New York Giants?
The Minnesota Vikings wore their white road jerseys at home on Christmas Eve against the New York Giants this past Saturday. While that was something new and different, the game against the men from New York finished in a very familiar fashion for the Vikings.
The game was, once again, decided in the final seconds, as Greg Joseph drilled a 61-yard field goal to give Minnesota the victory and avoid overtime.
There were a handful of Vikings who made this incredible finish possible. Justin Jefferson was a stallion once again, catching 12 balls for 133 yards and a touchdown, and T.J. Hockenson was right behind him with 13 catches for 109 yards and two scores.
Kirk Cousins again was clutch late in the game, and he showed superhero toughness bouncing back from 11 hits that were given up by his offensive line.
Minnesota’s defense did their bend, don’t break routine as they allowed the Giants to get yards, but they made some plays, like the Brian Asamoah punch out and Patrick Peterson’s interception, to keep points off the board.
While those members of the Vikings shined quite brightly, there were others whose performances weren’t great. Who are the members of Minnesota that disappointed the most against the New York in Week 16?