6 biggest takeaways from the Vikings win over the 49ers in Week 7

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Vikings takeaway No. 1

That's why Minnesota drafted him.

For a lot of casual NFL fans, watching the Minnesota Vikings on Monday Night Football when they don't have Justin Jefferson available probably didn't seem like a very good time but there was a receiver who stepped up and made the game exciting offensively.

Jordan Addison's day got off to a rough start when 49ers defender Charvarius Ward fought the ball away from him and secured a Kirk Cousins interception but the redemption story got much better for the rookie pass-catcher.

Even though he missed some snaps because of muscle cramps, Addison finished the night with a game-high 123 receiving yards on seven catches and found the end zone twice. One of those scores was a Cousins pass that he fought away from Ward, who had position on him.

If this is a glimpse into what the Minnesota Vikings could have in Jordan Addison, it's exciting. Getting this experience is fantastic and should pay dividends when he is able to be teamed with Jefferson again in a few weeks.