10 quick thoughts on the Vikings’ Week 9 win over the Commanders
The incredible season for the Minnesota Vikings continued on Sunday as they ran away with a win over the Washington Commanders.
Road games in the NFL are usually tough, no matter who the opponent is, and the Minnesota Vikings found that out Sunday when they faced the Washington Commanders inside FedEx Field.
Many expected the Vikings to win, which they did with a final score of 20-17, but Commanders he definitely gave them a fight. With victory on Sunday however, Minnesota now has a 7-1 record for the first time since the 2009 season.
We’ll take a closer look at what happened in Washington this week in the near future, but for now, what are some quick takeaways from Minnesota’s Week 9 win?
Quick thoughts of the Vikings defeat the commanders
Once again, Minnesota keeps its composure: With less than 15 minutes left in the game, the Vikings trailed the Commanders by 10 points. However, despite Minnesota’s deficit, they kept their focus on winning, which they did.
The Vikings scored a total of 13 points in their final three drives of the contest, all in the fourth quarter, and that was enough to win.
Hockenson impresses in purple debut: TJ Hockenson hasn’t even been on Minnesota’s roster all week, but he still found a way to make an impact Sunday in Washington.
Hockenson was targeted nine times against the Commander and caught all seven passes for 70 yards. The new tight end quickly became a security blanket for Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins when he couldn’t find anyone else open on Sunday.
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