RED-FACED IN THE RED ZONE
The Vikings got into the red zone three times in the first quarter Sunday at Washington, and failed to get a first down each time. A look at those trips:
FIRST AND 10 AT THE WASHINGTON 10
Adrian Peterson 5-yard run over right tackle; Christian Ponder incomplete pass to Devin Aromashadu; Ponder pass to Toby Gerhart for 3 yards. Fourth-and-2: Blair Walsh 20-yard field goal.
FIRST AND 10 AT THE WASHINGTON 14
Peterson loses 2 yards around left end; Ponder throws an incompletion to Rhett Ellison; Ponder hits Peterson for a 7-yard completion. Fourth-and-5: Walsh 27-yard field goal.
FIRST AND 10 AT THE WASHINGTON 16
Peterson loses 1 yard up the middle; Ponder hits John Carlson for 7 yards; Gerhart gains 1 yard over left guard. Fourth-and-3: Walsh 27-yard field goal.