Vikings close to within 24-21 on Irv Smith’s touchdown catch

NFC Wild Card Playoffs - New York Giants v Minnesota Vikings
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The Vikings aren’t going away quietly. They answered again, as they have all season.

Minnesota drove 75 yards in eight plays for a touchdown after falling behind 24-14. Irv Smith‘s 3-yard touchdown catch from Kirk Cousins has drawn the Vikings back to within 24-21 with 7:46 remaining in the third quarter.

The teams have scored on seven of 10 possessions.

Cousins has completed 17 of 21 passes for 191 yards and two touchdowns. He also has run for a score. T.J. Hockenson has four catches for 78 yards.

The Vikings, though, will have to figure out how to stop the Giants, who have 341 yards. The Giants have not punted. The only drive they didn’t score on was the one to end the half when they took a knee before heading into the locker room.

6 responses to “Vikings close to within 24-21 on Irv Smith’s touchdown catch

  1. Close to being out of the endzone on the TD. Buzz Lightyear looking good for the Giants.

  2. Well, that’s the Vikings everyone, no one should be surprised here.

    We all know now they were never as good as their fluke season record.

  3. People need to stop putting these unrealistic expectations on the Vikings. It isn’t fair. You don’t just pop into the league and immediately win a Lombardi in your first 63 seasons.

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