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Vikings Postgame Report: The Vikings Finalize Their Season In Detroit, Fall 30-20 | DET | Week 18
Welcome to the week 18 edition of the Vikings Postgame Report. The Vikings finished out their 2023-2024 season at Ford Field on Sunday, falling to Detroit in a 30-20 loss. The star of the day for the Vikings was Justin Jefferson. Justin finished the game with 12 receptions for 192 yards and a receiving TD. The other receiving touchdown went to Rookie Jordan Addison who finished the game with 4 receptions for 57 yards. Addison finishes the season 2nd all-time for Vikings rookie receivers in both receptions (70) and touchdowns (tied Sammy White - 10 TD's). Quarterback Nick Mullens went 30-for-44 passing for 396 yards, 2 touchdowns, and 2 interceptions. Ty Chandler led the Vikings running game with 69 yards on 12 carries. Defensively, Danielle Hunter recorded the lone sack and Ivan Pace jr. finished out his rookie season with a game leading 9 tackle performance. Kicker Greg Joseph ended the game perfectly with 2 made field goals and 2 PAT conversions. Paul Allen and Pete Bercich recap the loss, including: the Vikings final record on the season, the upcoming roster decisions the Vikings have to make this offseason, and the opportunities leading up to the start of the 2024 season. Plus, Head Coach Kevin O'Connell and Quarterback Nick Mullens both spoke to the media at the postgame press conference. All of this and more is in the 2023-2024 season finale edition of the Vikings Postgame Report.
Vikings Postgame Report: The Vikings Wrap Up Their 2023 Home Schedule, Fall to Green Bay 33-10 | GB | Week 17
Welcome to the Week 17 edition of the Vikings Postgame Report. The Vikings lost their home finale to the Green Bay Packers 33-10 on New Year's Eve at U.S. Bank Stadium. The Packers passing game did the most damage, with Jordan Love throwing for 256 passing yards, 3 touchdowns passing, and 1 rushing touchdown. On the other side of the ball, both Nick Mullens and rookie Jaren Hall combined for 144 passing yards, 1 touchdown, and 1 interception. Ty Chandler led the team with 64 total yards and tight end Johnny Mundt scored the lone touchdown for the Vikings. The Vikings wrap up their 2023 regular season next Sunday at Detroit with a noon kickoff at Ford Field. Paul Allen and Pete Bercich recap the loss, including: switching quarterbacks at halftime, the successes had by the Packers offense, the Vikings current playoff implications, and preview the regular season finale next week in Detroit. Plus, Head Coach Kevin O'Connell spoke to the media at the postgame press conference. All of this and more is in the 2023 Week 17 edition of the Vikings Postgame Report.
Vikings Postgame Report: The Vikings Lose A Tight Game To Detroit 30-24, Shift focus to Green Bay On New Years Eve | DET | Week 16
Welcome to the Week 16 edition of the Vikings Postgame Report. The Vikings lose a tough one to the Lions 30-24 on Christmas Eve at U.S. Bank Stadium. The Lions running backs did the most damage, accumulating 177 total yards of offense and three touchdowns. The Vikings had opportunities, but the turnovers proved to be too much to overcome. Quarterback Nick Mullens threw 22-of-36 passing for 411 yards, two touchdowns, and 4 interceptions. Both K.J. Osborn and Justin Jefferson caught the two touchdown passes, with Jefferson led the receivers with 6 receptions for 141 yards and a score. Defensively, Patrick Jones II tallied the lone sack for the Vikings and Josh Metellus led the team with 10 tackles. The Vikings shift their sights to the Packers on New Years Eve for the final home game of the regular season. Paul Allen and Pete Bercich recap the loss, including: the Lions winning their first division title in 30 years, the difference in the turnover battle, the Lions ability to stifle the Vikings rushing attack, and the impact of key injuries this season. Plus, Head Coach Kevin O'Connell and Quarterback Nick Mullens both spoke to the media at the postgame press conference. All of this and more is in the 2023 Week 16 edition of the Vikings Postgame Report.
Vikings Postgame Report: The Vikings Win A Defensive Battle 3-0 In Las Vegas, Shift Their Sights To The Bengals | LV | Week 14
Welcome to the Week 14 edition of the Vikings Postgame Report. It was a defensive slugfest in Las Vegas as the Vikings pulled off the 3-0 victory. Both defenses played incredibly, only giving up a combined 433 total yards to their opponents offenses. The Vikings were able to flip the turnover battle this week, finishing +3, including a huge interception by linebacker Ivan Pace jr. deep into the 4th Quarter. Pace also recorded a sack on the day and led the team with 13 tackles. The three other sacks by the Vikings were recorded by D.J. Wonnum, Harrison Phillips, and Troy Dye. Mekhi Blackmon and Jay Ward rounded out the big defensive stats for Minnesota by each recovering a fumble. Offensively, Quarterback Josh Dobbs started the game, but Nick Mullens came in late in the 4th Quarter to lead the game winning drive. Dobbs finished with 63 yards passing on 10 completions, while Mullens added 83 passing yards on 9 completions. Kicker Greg Joseph was big when they needed it most, as he hit the game winning 36-yard score with 1:57 left in the game. Paul Allen and Pete Bercich recap the game, including: the incredible defensive performance, the spark provided by Nick Mullens, and the key plays supplied by the Special Teams unit. Plus, Head Coach Kevin O'Connell and Quarterback Nick Mullens both spoke to the media at the postgame press conference. All of this and more is in the 2023 Week 14 edition of the Vikings Postgame Report.