New Orleans, Louisiana 2021-12-06 05:37:25 –
The Vikings dragged most of the match, taking the lead in less than two minutes and allowing the Lions, who couldn’t win before on Sunday, a 75-yard touchdown drive with a 29-27 loss.
Minnesota fell to 5-7 after dropping the fourth determined in the final play.
Detroit improved to 1-10-1, recording an unbeatable streak of 15 franchise games and a losing streak of eight games in the series.
Amon-Ra St. Brown closed the day with an 11-yard pass from Jared Goff and 10 catches with a score of 86 yards.
Detroit’s late-game heroic has undone the ferocious Viking comeback efforts and prolific days from Justin Jefferson. Justin Jefferson finished with 11 catches with a score of 182 yards.
Minnesota dragged 20-6 in half-time and 23-15 at the beginning of the quarter.
Kirk Cousins completed a five-yard touchdown pass to KJ Osborne, but a two-point conversion run failed and the Vikings dragged 23-21, leaving 11:57.
Detroit tried to finish the match in 4th and 1st, but Goff was dismissed by Blake Lynch, who forced Fumble to regain the ball at Detroit’s 19-yard line, leaving 4:01. ..
The Vikings were orderly, trying to take the time and letting the Lions run out of timeouts.
The cousin hit Jefferson with a third to third goal, but Minnesota suffered the third unsuccessful two-point conversion play of the day.
The cousin completed a 30-of-40 pass at 340 yards and made two touchdowns with a passer rating of 116.7.
Viking receiver Adam Thielen injured his ankle after catching a short pass early in the game. Osborne added 47 yards, and Tyler Conklin added a total of 56 yards with seven catches.
The Vikings allowed only two conversions in Lions’ third down, both of which happened on the drive that won the game.
Detroit won a third and 10 with a 13-yard pass to Godwin Igwebike and a third and 6 with a 10-yard pass to Hockenson.
Q1, 6:49 remaining
Viking 3, Lions 0
Greg Joseph kicks 41-yard field goal [5 plays, 18 yards, 2:51 time of possession]
calm down: The Vikings took over the Lions’ 41-yard line in 4th place and started the drive with a pass to Justin Jefferson with 18 points. Throwing behind the 2nd, 6th, 3rd and 8th scrimmage lines lost 2 yards respectively and backtracked the ball from 19.
Q1, 0:59 remaining
Viking 6, Lions 0
Joseph kicks a 31-yard field goal [10 plays, 53 yards, 4:11 time of possession]
Expensive TFL: The Viking advanced the ball to the 9-yard line and faced the first goal, but lost 4 on Alexander Mattison’s run.
Q2, 13:50 remaining
Lions 7, Viking 6
TJ Hockenson catches a 9-yard pass from Jared Goff (Ryley Patterson kicks PAT) [5 plays, 69 yards, 2:09 time of possession]
Easy & with penalty: Lions earned more than 8 yards in four out of five plays during the drive. The big haul was a 25 yard pass from the middle of the field to Hockenson. Safety Xavier Woods tackled and flagged unnecessary roughness when moving the ball to 13.
Q2, 9:45 remaining
Lions 14, Viking 6
Blocklight catches a 23-yard pass from Goff (Patterson kicks PAT) [3 plays, 56 yards, 1:23 time of possession]
Sudden change: The Lions attacked shortly after Kirk Cousins was placed in Charles Harris’s bag.
Q2, 1:33 remaining
Lions 17, Viking 6
Patterson kicks a 31-yard field goal [13 plays, 77 yards, 5:33 time of possession]
Hot drive: Goff opened ownership by completing the first four of the 45-yard five-passes.
Q2, 0:06 remaining
Lions 20, Viking 6
Patterson kicks 41-yard field goal [5 plays, 32 yards, 0:26 time of possession]
Quick turn: Lions quickly acquired capital after Minnesota failed in 4th and 10th positions from Detroit’s 42-yard line.
Q3, 9:26 remaining
Lions 20, Viking 9
Joseph kicks a 31-yard field goal [11 plays, 60 yards, 4:47 time of possession]
Humming it: A well-designed pass spray to the CJ ham provided a gain of 20, but the drive stalled after a hold penalty by Tyler Conklin. The tight end touched down with both feet almost down, but his left foot hit the out of bounds.
Q3, 6:13 remaining
Lions 20, Viking 15
Alexander Mattison is in a hurry 8 yards (2 point conversion is not good) [5 plays, 67 yards, 1:36 time of possession]
Aggressive at the start: The cousin connected with Jefferson for a profit of 48 to start possession.
Q3, 1:56 remaining
Lions 23, Viking 15
Patterson kicks a 49-yard field goal [8 plays, 44 yards, 4:17 time of possession]
Survival: The Viking defense was able to stop the drive after a 17-yard pass interference penalty against Bashod Breeland moved the ball to Minnesota 36.
Q4, 11:57 remaining
Lions 23, Viking 21
KJ Osborne catches a 5-yard pass from his cousin (no 2-point conversion run) [10 plays, 75 yards, 4:59 time of possession]
Q4, 1:50 remaining
Viking 27, Lions 23
Jefferson catches a 3-yard pass from his cousin (a 2-point conversion pass fails) [6 plays, 19 yards, 2:11 time of possession]
Q4, 0:00 remaining
Lions 29, Viking 27
Amon-Ra St. Brown catches an 11-yard pass from Goff (no additional points or conversions attempted) [14 plays, 75 yards, 1:50 time of possession]
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