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Vikings counter Giants’ score, hold 24-10 lead


The Giants finally made a big play and showed some signs of offensive life.

Sam Bradford and the Vikings came right back and probably ended any hopes the Giants had of a comeback.

A sharp drive of 76 yards in eight plays ended with a Jerick McKinnon 4-yard touchdown run, and the Vikings are up 24-10 with a little over nine minutes to go.

The Giants are shorthanded in the secondary, and Bradford has taken advantage. A 40-yard pass down the sideline to Charles Johnson was the key play in the drive that ended with McKinnon’s run.

The Giants had turned a 67-yard screen pass to Paul Perkins into a 1-yard Orleans Darkwa touchdown run to cut the lead to a touchdown, at 17-10. The Giants have been playing from behind throughout the game, and the combination of the Vikings’ talented defense and Bradford’s timely passes might be too much to overcome.

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13 Responses to “Vikings counter Giants’ score, hold 24-10 lead”
  1. coltluger says: Oct 3, 2016 11:07 PM

    Ouchtown, population you, Eli.

  2. elmerbrownelmerbrown says: Oct 3, 2016 11:07 PM

    I can’t stand that my head coach has his bad hair and bifocals buried in a play chart all game Iam not gonna be able to do this for the next couple of years did we hire a head coach or just make him head coordinator

  3. tjacks7 says: Oct 3, 2016 11:12 PM

    I don’t even know what to say anymore. Clearly the team to beat in the NFC.

  4. numba1wiscosportsfan says: Oct 3, 2016 11:17 PM

    Wow. Vike’s look like the class of the NFC. this packer fan tips his cap. Wish we had Zim. GO PACK!


  5. bartinsurance says: Oct 3, 2016 11:26 PM

    I think the Vikings look like the cream of the NFC. Looks like the Giants are poorly coached

  6. numba1wiscosportsfan says: Oct 3, 2016 11:26 PM

    I seem to recall some fellow PACK fans saying the vike’s wouldn’t need to practice victory formation. I think we should stop yapping and clean up our own back yard. Good game vike’s you have a great team and coach. GO. PACK.


  7. doe22us says: Oct 3, 2016 11:26 PM

    Wow the Giants are looking like straight up dookie, i am positive Coughlin wont have had them as lifeless as this. And Eli oh my God.

  8. sodakvikingsfan says: Oct 3, 2016 11:30 PM

    4-0 and a big part of that is how good Bradford has been on 3rd down. SKOL

  9. demskinsbaby says: Oct 3, 2016 11:30 PM

    200 million dollar defense huh?

  10. jolly1234 says: Oct 3, 2016 11:54 PM

    I don’t think Eli had much fun tonight…

  11. Vikings Have 18 Division Championships says: Oct 4, 2016 12:19 AM

    Another division championship in reach, and a new banner for the new stadium.

  12. jtainter23 says: Oct 4, 2016 7:33 AM

    Apparently Eli’s answer to this defense was to just throw the ball into the ground anytime someone got within 4 feet of him…lol. I guess he’s right…the Vikings didn’t get a single sack. I hope other QBs take Eli’s approach.

  13. ryanlatterell says: Oct 4, 2016 9:21 AM

    Xavier Rhodes is elite, having the best year of any corner I can think of.

    He probably has no idea with Zimmer at HC

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