Vikings Win Third Straight On MNF

Jonathan Grant | November 17th, 2020

Kirk Cousins can, finally, say that he is a winner on Monday Night Football following his Minnesota Vikings’ win over the Chicago Bears this week. The quarterback had previously gone 0-9 on the marquee stage, but he and his team continued their recent forward momentum in the 19-13 victory. The team looked like a complete disaster just a few weeks ago, sitting at 1-5 through six games. They decided to stick with what they had, promising to do better, and they have done so after a bye week.

USA Today

They now have three straight wins and are at a much more respectable 4-5 as a result. In this particular game, Cousins had nearly 300 yards passing with two touchdown tosses and an interception while wide receiver Justin Jefferson hauled in eight catches for 143 yards. Adam Thielen caught both touchdown throws from Cousins, with each of them being bookends. The first opened the scoring, while the second put the Vikings ahead for good on the evening. The loss saw Chicago drop down to 5-5, with it being their fourth consecutive loss. Nick Foles’ late injury also won’t help matters too much as they are truly reeling at the moment. Green Bay is at 7-2 in the NFC North, so they likely won’t be caught, but the chances of the Vikings getting into the playoffs and the Bears missing out is much more of a possibility due to the way this one played out.

Next Article
  • Saints Punish Broncos, Mahomes Tops Brady

    The Denver Broncos just so happened to go through two ‘punishments’ in the past few days. First up was the knowledge that they would be without all of their quarterbacks for their game against the New Orleans Saints. This news, obviously, wasn’t good news, and it meant they were due to for a second punishment...

    Read More
  • Minor Lands With Royals

    Mike Minor, one of the best left-handed options available on the market this offseason in Major League Baseball, has officially found a new home. That new home is the Kansas City Royals, of which he has, reportedly, signed a two-year deal with. Minor turns 33 on the day after Christmas, and he has come through...

    Read More
  • Bama And Clemson Roll, Northwestern Fall

    Truth be told, it was a largely uneventful Saturday in the world of college football. At least as far as upsets are concerned. There were not many to come by there, but we did get one that will have a profound impact in the race for the College Football Playoff. #8 Northwestern fell to Michigan...

    Read More
  • Broncos Lose All QB’s, Lions Fire Patricia

    The Denver Broncos’ game with the New Orleans Saints, who are 8-2 on the season, was already going to be pretty difficult for them. It’s going to be even tougher now that they have no quarterbacks that are eligible to play. The news emerged on Saturday that Drew Lock, Brett Rypien, and Blake Bortles would...

    Read More
  • CFB: Notre Dame Win, Oregon Lose

    It was a fairly busy day on Friday as many college football teams got back to action a day earlier than normal. Among them were a couple of big meetings between ranked foes. Perhaps the biggest was the one between #2 Notre Dame and #19 North Carolina. When the dust had settled, it was the...

    Read More
  • Virginia Shocked By San Fran

    It’s early in the season in college basketball, but there was a big shock on Friday when Virginia lost to San Francisco. It’s not the first time we have seen the Cavaliers, currently ranked at #4, have lost to a team they probably shouldn’t have, but the credit owed to Dons should not be taken...

    Read More
  • Washington Defeat Cowboys, Take Top Spot In NFC East

    Not all divisions are created equal in the NFL. That much has been proven over the years, but this year has been particularly brutal when it comes to the NFC East. So much so, in fact, that through 11 games the top team in the division has a record of 4-7. That team is Washington,...

    Read More
  • Watt, Watson Lead Texans Past Lions

    The Detroit Lions have been the butt of plenty of jokes over the last couple of decades. Unfortunately for them, those jokes don’t seem like they will be ending too soon following yet another defeat on Thanksgiving. This time it was at the hands of the seemingly rejuvenated Houston Texans. The Texans improved to 4-7...

    Read More