After the Vikings’ 22-10 victory over the Carolina Panthers, columnist Jim Souhan issued these grades:
Despite a slow start, the O didn’t turn the ball over, giving defense and special teams a chance to turn the tide.
On the road, ransacked an offense that was averaging 40 points a game by sacking Cam Newton eight times.
Special teams: A
Blair Walsh’s missed extra point worries but return man Marcus Sherels and punter Jeff Locke had big days.
Mike Zimmer is performing miracles and offensive coordinator Norv Turner found answers in the second half.