EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Vikings quarterback Case Keenum has been named NFC Offensive Player of the Month for November.
Keenum completed 69 of 97 passes (71.1 percent) for 866 yards and threw seven touchdowns against two interceptions for a passer rating of 114.0 in three games (all wins).
The offseason free agent signee improved to 7-2 as a starter with Minnesota as the Vikings closed the month by winning their seventh in a row on Thanksgiving.
Keenum completed 21 of 30 passes for 282 yards with two touchdowns and added a 9-yard rushing score in the Vikings 30-23 win over the Lions.
Just four days earlier, he completed 27 of 38 passes for 280 yards with a touchdown (passer rating of 100.8) in a 24-7 win against the Rams.
Keenum opened the month by completing 21 of 29 passes and throwing four touchdowns to pace a 38-30 victory in Washington on Nov. 12.
The Vikings bye fell on Nov. 5 in Week 9.
The selection of Keenum piggybacks Everson Griffen being named NFC Defensive Player of the Month* *for October.
It is the fourth time in the history of the awards that the Vikings have gone back-to-back:
1999 Cris Carter November and John Randle December
1997 Jake Reed September and John Randle October
1994 Jack Del Rio September and Anthony Parker October
The Vikings (9-2) visit the defending NFC Champion Atlanta Falcons (7-4) and 2016 NFL MVP Matt Ryan on Sunday.
VIKINGS NAMED NFC OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE MONTH
1995 Warren Moon November
1997 Jake Reed September
1998 Randall Cunningham October
1999 Cris Carter November
2000 Robert Smith November
2003 Daunte Culpepper September
2004 Daunte Culpepper October
2009 Brett Favre November
2012 Adrian Peterson December
2015 Adrian Peterson November
2017 Case Keenum November