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Continued: Bungle in the Jungle: Vikings aren't competitive in loss to Bengals

  • Article by: CHIP SCOGGINS , Star Tribune
  • Last update: December 23, 2013 - 7:44 AM

“This was embarrassing,” defensive end Jared Allen said.

Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton passed for 366 yards and four touchdowns and routinely picked on beleaguered cornerback Chris Cook, who had perhaps the worst performance of his disappointing career.

Cook gave up two touchdown catches to A.J. Green, including a 2-yarder in the third quarter in which Cook also drew a pass interference penalty.

Frazier noted that injuries have left his team vulnerable at key spots, including the secondary, but every team deals with injuries at this point in the season. Peterson refused to concede the fact that his team doesn’t match up with the Bengals.

“You’re entitled to what you think and what you feel,” he said. “The only thing that matters is the core, and that’s the guys in this locker room. Not to take anything away from their performance. I tip my hat to Cincinnati. But I feel like we are definitely a better team than we displayed today. It’s as simple as that. I know people will say, ‘Well, how come you didn’t show it?’ For whatever reason we just didn’t play good.”

And that moved everyone one step closer to an uncertain future.

Chip Scoggins • chip.scoggins@startribune.com

 

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Pittsburgh - WP: B. Morris 8 FINAL
Cincinnati - LP: S. LeCure 7
Atlanta 0 Postponed
Philadelphia 0
Chicago Cubs 0 Postponed
NY Yankees 0
Tampa Bay 0 Postponed
Baltimore 0
Cleveland 0 Postponed
Detroit 0
Washington - LP: S. Strasburg 2 FINAL
Miami - WP: T. Koehler 11
Pittsburgh - LP: G. Cole 5 FINAL
Cincinnati - WP: M. Leake 7
Seattle - LP: B. Beavan 0 FINAL
Texas - WP: R. Ross Jr. 5
St. Louis - WP: S. Miller 6 FINAL
Milwaukee - LP: M. Estrada 1
Boston - LP: B. Badenhop 1 FINAL
Chicago WSox - WP: D. Webb 2
Kansas City - WP: Y. Ventura 4 FINAL
Houston - LP: L. Harrell 2
Toronto - WP: A. Loup 9 FINAL
Minnesota - LP: P. Hughes 3
NY Mets - WP: J. Mejia 9 FINAL
Arizona - LP: B. Arroyo 0
Oakland 9 Top 10th Inning
LA Angels 9
Colorado 3 Bottom 9th Inning
San Diego 2
Los Angeles 2 Top 9th Inning
San Francisco 1
New York 109 FINAL
Brooklyn 98
Denver 105 FINAL
LA Clippers 117
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Date/Opponent Time W L Score
2013 preseason     
Aug 9 - vs. Houston 7 pmX27-13
Aug 16 - at Buffalo 6 pmX20-16
Aug 25 - at San Francisco 7 pmX34-14
Aug 29 - vs. Tennessee 7 pmX24-23
2013 regular season     
Sep 8 - at Detroit NoonX34-24
Sep 15 - at Chicago NoonX31-30
Sep 22 - vs. Cleveland NoonX31-27
Sep 29 - vs. Pittsburgh (in London) NoonX34-27
Oct 6 - Bye
Oct 13 - vs. Carolina NoonX35-10
Oct 21 - at. NY Giants 7:40 pmX23-7
Oct 27 - vs. Green Bay 7:30 pmX44-31
Nov 3 - at Dallas NoonX27-23
Nov 7 - vs. Washington 7:25 pmX34-27
Nov 17 - at Seattle 3:25 pmX41-20
Nov. 24 - at Green Bay Noon26-26
Dec 1 - vs. Chicago NoonX23-20
Dec 8 - at Baltimore NoonX29-26
Dec 15 - vs. Philadelphia NoonX48-30
Dec 22 - at Cincinnati NoonX42-14
Dec 29 - vs. Detroit NoonX14-13

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