3 unsung heroes from the Vikings win over the Raiders in Week 14

Which Minnesota Vikings were stellar under the radar in Week 14?

Minnesota Vikings defensive lineman Harrison Phillips
Minnesota Vikings defensive lineman Harrison Phillips / Ian Maule/GettyImages
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1. Harrison Phillips - DL

Harrison Phillips is having himself a monstrous season, and his game against the Raiders was no different.

Not only has Phillips been amazing on the field, but he was also nominated for the Walter Payton Man of the Year award for the Vikings. Phillips deserves just as much praise and respect for his off-the-field work as he does on the field and has been an immediate fan favorite since he stepped foot in Minnesota.

Phillips was a game wrecker all day for Minnesota, as the Vikings held Raiders star running back Josh Jacobs to a measly 34 rushing yards on Sunday. Not only was Phillips superb in the run game, but he even tallied a sack on Las Vegas quarterback Aidan O'Connell, boosting his total to three sacks on the season.

Phillips had only tallied a grand total of three sacks in the first five years of his NFL career, proving more and more that his 2023 campaign has been nothing short of a breakout season.

A great talent on and off the field, Harrison Phillips is someone that all Minnesota fans should unanimously enjoy.