2019 ScheduleAll times ET

2019 Schedule
9-4, 2nd in NFC North
Zimmer: It's important we get a chip back on our shoulder (0:50)
Vikings' center hauls in 1st NFL catch (0:33)

Defense delivers as Vikings sail past Lions 20-7

Danielle Hunter had three of Minnesota's five sacks to spearhead a resurgence by the defense, and the Vikings sailed past Detroit 20-7 on Sunday to stick the Lions with their sixth straight loss.

Cook punches in 3-yard TD (0:15)
Mattison hurdles would-be tackler (0:27)
Johnson climbs the ladder for TD catch (0:26)

Courtney Cronin ESPN Staff Writer 

Vikings inactives: Adam Thielen (hamstring), Hercules Mata'afa, Cameron Smith, Dru Samia, Oli Udoh, Aviante Collins, Jalyn Holmes.

Courtney Cronin ESPN Staff Writer 

Dalvin Cook said this week that his focus is on ball security after he fumbled twice in Seattle upon getting hit in the chest/shoulder area he initially injured vs. Denver. Cook is not on the injury report for Week 14, nor are fumbles a concern for Mike Zimmer. "He's not going to fumble," Zimmer said. "Let's just say that.”

Vikings' run game will lead them to victory over Lions (1:03)
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4dCourtney Cronin

Vikings' Rhodes apologizes to Zimmer for outburst

Vikings cornerback Xavier Rhodes apologized Wednesday for his heated exchange with coach Mike Zimmer that took place after he gave up a 60-yard touchdown Monday night in Seattle.

Courtney Cronin ESPN Staff Writer 

Seattle scored 27 of its 37 points in the 2nd half, which was the 2nd-most points allowed by the Vikings after halftime under Mike Zimmer. The Seahawks owned a nearly 2-to-1 time of possession advantage.The Vikings set season worsts in points, rushing yards (218) and rushing touchdowns allowed (2).

Berry: Mattison isn't much of a drop-off from Cook (1:37)
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6dCourtney Cronin

Vikings' Cook on shoulder injury: 'I'll be all right'

Vikings running back Dalvin Cook suffered an injury to his right shoulder in the third quarter of Monday night's game against the Seahawks and was held out for precautionary reasons.


Seahawks take over 1st place in NFC West, beat Vikings 37-30

Rashaad Penny scored one touchdown rushing and one receiving, Russell Wilson hit David Moore for a 60-yard TD pass, and the Seattle Seahawks built a big second-half lead before holding off the Minnesota Vikings for a 37-30 win Monday night.

Courtney Cronin ESPN Staff Writer 

Anthony Harris' pick-six snaps an 18-game drought without a defensive TD for the Vikings, which dates back to last season per ESPN Stats and Info. That's the longest drought without a defensive TD for the Vikings since going 22 straight games during the 2011-12 seasons.

Team Stats

Passing Yards239.513th
Rushing Yards137.16th
Points For26.67th
Points Against20.2