Vikings vs. Chiefs game observations


Minneapolis — Before the CBS broadcast introduced Minnesota’s starting offense, the Vikings lost a turnover and trailed by seven.

On the first play of the game, Kirk Cousins ​​passed the ball to Josh Oliver. Josh Oliver started to roll after the tackle, but at the end of the 16-yard sprint, Justin Reid forced a fumble 45 yards to Minnesota that was recovered by Bryan Cook. Wire.

The Vikings lost the game again, and once again their opponents profited quickly.

Kansas City mixed a run by Isiah Pacheco and a few short passes from Patrick Mahomes in a nine-play drive that lasted 4 minutes and 50 seconds.

The touchdown helped the Chiefs win 27-20 (4-1), but the Chiefs dealt a double whammy to the Vikings (1-4), who lost the season opener at home to the Vikings. Lions and beat Minnesota. Sunday at U.S. Bank Stadium.

The Vikings struggled hard and led 13-10 before halftime, but Kansas City tied the game at halftime and took control of the third quarter before staving off a Vikings rally attempt.

Cousins ​​tried to lead the Vikings to tie the game, but his field goal attempt was sacked by Mike Danna at the Chiefs 38-yard line, ending the game.

The Vikings were without Justin Jefferson for much of the fourth quarter. He exited the game with a hamstring injury.

TJ Hockenson was also briefly out during his comeback attempt.

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