Landslide victory over Bengals as important as it was euphoric for Vikings

Landslide victory over Bengals as important as it was euphoric for Vikings

The Bengals on Sunday provided little resistance between the Vikings and the NFC North division title. Minnesota dominated and moved to 11-3 on the season.

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The Vikings won the NFC North, but still have a shot at more.

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  • NFC North w l t pct pf pa home away
    Minnesota 11 3 0 .786 343 242 6-1 5-2
    Detroit 8 6 0 .571 358 339 3-4 5-2
    Green Bay 7 7 0 .500 309 333 4-3 3-4
    Chicago 4 10 0 .286 234 294 2-5 2-5
  • NFC South w l t pct pf pa home away
    New Orleans 10 4 0 .714 401 282 6-1 4-3
    Carolina 10 4 0 .714 331 286 5-2 5-2
    Atlanta 8 5 0 .615 294 261 4-3 4-2
    Tampa Bay 4 9 0 .308 264 312 3-3 1-6
  • NFC East w l t pct pf pa home away
    Philadelphia 12 2 0 .857 438 279 6-0 6-2
    Dallas 7 6 0 .538 316 294 3-4 4-2
    Washington 6 8 0 .429 305 359 4-3 2-5
    NY Giants 2 12 0 .143 228 355 1-6 1-6
  • NFC West w l t pct pf pa home away
    Los Angeles 10 4 0 .714 438 272 4-3 6-1
    Seattle 8 6 0 .571 321 294 4-3 4-3
    Arizona 6 8 0 .429 246 337 4-3 2-5
    San Francisco 4 10 0 .286 253 337 2-5 2-5
  • AFC North w l t pct pf pa home away
    Pittsburgh 11 3 0 .786 344 278 5-2 6-1
    Baltimore 8 6 0 .571 345 256 4-2 4-4
    Cincinnati 5 9 0 .357 233 305 3-4 2-5
    Cleveland 0 14 0 .000 207 362 0-8 0-6
  • AFC South w l t pct pf pa home away
    Jacksonville 10 4 0 .714 374 209 6-2 4-2
    Tennessee 8 6 0 .571 296 319 5-1 3-5
    Houston 4 10 0 .286 319 380 3-4 1-6
    Indianapolis 3 11 0 .214 225 368 2-5 1-6
  • AFC East w l t pct pf pa home away
    New England 11 3 0 .786 395 274 4-2 7-1
    Buffalo 8 6 0 .571 264 306 6-2 2-4
    Miami 6 8 0 .429 252 342 4-3 2-5
    NY Jets 5 9 0 .357 285 342 4-3 1-6
  • AFC West w l t pct pf pa home away
    Kansas City 8 6 0 .571 359 302 5-2 3-4
    Los Angeles 7 7 0 .500 311 255 4-3 3-4
    Oakland 6 7 0 .462 264 304 4-3 2-4
    Denver 5 9 0 .357 254 328 4-3 1-6
  • Passing Yards
    C. Keenum MIN 2983
    S. Bradford MIN 382
  • Rushing Yards
    L. Murray MIN 586
    J. McKinnon MIN 460
    D. Cook MIN 354
    C. Keenum MIN 142
    M. Brown MIN 29
  • Receiving Yards
    A. Thielen MIN 1161
    S. Diggs MIN 694
    K. Rudolph MIN 506
    J. McKinnon MIN 298
    L. Treadwell MIN 184
  • Defensive Tackles (Total)
    E. Kendricks MIN 96
    A. Barr MIN 64
    A. Sendejo MIN 64
    H. Smith MIN 62
    T. Waynes MIN 59
  • Interceptions
    H. Smith MIN 3
    X. Rhodes MIN 2
    A. Sendejo MIN 2
    T. Waynes MIN 2
    M. Alexander MIN 1
  • Sacks
    E. Griffen MIN 13.0
    D. Hunter MIN 6.0
    L. Joseph MIN 3.5
    T. Johnson MIN 2.0
    H. Smith MIN 1.5
  • Passing Yards
    M. Stafford DET 3920
    D. Brees NO 3569
    R. Wilson SEA 3527
    K. Cousins WAS 3440
    J. Goff LAR 3383
  • Rushing Yards
    J. Howard CHI 1069
    T. Gurley II LAR 1035
    M. Ingram NO 971
    E. Elliott DAL 783
    C. Hyde SF 771
  • Receiving Yards
    J. Jones ATL 1161
    A. Thielen MIN 1161
    M. Thomas NO 992
    M. Jones Jr. DET 970
    L. Fitzgerald ARI 922
  • Defensive Tackles (Total)
    Z. Brown WAS 127
    B. Martinez GB 117
    B. Wagner SEA 115
    D. Jones ATL 109
    L. Kuechly CAR 103
  • Interceptions
    D. Slay DET 7
    K. Fuller WAS 4
    D. Randall GB 4
    M. Barron LAR 3
    (17) Players 3
  • Sacks
    C. Jones ARI 14.0
    D. Lawrence DAL 13.5
    E. Griffen MIN 13.0
    C. Jordan NO 10.0
    (2) Players 9.5
  • Passing Yards
    T. Brady NE 3865
    P. Rivers LAC 3838
    B. Roethlisberger PIT 3744
    A. Smith KC 3738
    D. Carr OAK 2942
  • Rushing Yards
    K. Hunt KC 1201
    L. Bell PIT 1105
    L. McCoy BUF 1007
    M. Gordon LAC 931
    L. Fournette JAX 923
  • Receiving Yards
    A. Brown PIT 1509
    D. Hopkins HOU 1233
    K. Allen LAC 1197
    T. Hill KC 1074
    T. Kelce KC 991
  • Defensive Tackles (Total)
    J. Schobert CLE 120
    C. Mosley BAL 115
    C. Kirksey CLE 111
    D. Davis NYJ 110
    P. Brown BUF 107
  • Interceptions
    A. Bouye JAX 6
    K. Byard TEN 6
    M. Hyde BUF 5
    M. Peters KC 5
    E. Weddle BAL 5
  • Sacks
    C. Campbell JAX 12.5
    J. Bosa LAC 11.5
    Y. Ngakoue JAX 11.0
    T. Suggs BAL 11.0
    (2) Players 10.0
  • Thursday, December 14
    Denver 25, Indianapolis 13, F
  • Saturday, December 16
    Detroit 20, Chicago 10, F Kansas City 30, Los Angeles 13, F
  • Sunday, December 17
    Minnesota 34, Cincinnati 7, F New Orleans 31, NY Jets 19, F Buffalo 24, Miami 16, F
    Carolina 31, Green Bay 24, F Baltimore 27, Cleveland 10, F Jacksonville 45, Houston 7, F
    Philadelphia 34, NY Giants 29, F Washington 20, Arizona 15, F Los Angeles 42, Seattle 7, F
    San Francisco 25, Tennessee 23, F New England 27, Pittsburgh 24, F Dallas 17, Oakland 10, 3rd, 0:45
  • Monday, December 18
    Atlanta @ Tampa Bay
  • Saturday, December 23
    Indianapolis @ Baltimore Minnesota @ Green Bay
  • Sunday, December 24
    Cleveland @ Chicago Miami @ Kansas City Atlanta @ New Orleans
    Los Angeles @ Tennessee Tampa Bay @ Carolina Detroit @ Cincinnati
    Buffalo @ New England Los Angeles @ NY Jets Denver @ Washington
    Jacksonville @ San Francisco NY Giants @ Arizona Seattle @ Dallas
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NFL Scoreboard

  • Cincinnati

    Minnesota

     

    - F

    7

    34

  • NY Jets

    New Orleans

     

    - F

    19

    31

  • Miami

    Buffalo

     

    - F

    16

    24

  • Green Bay

    Carolina

     

    - F

    24

    31

  • Baltimore

    Cleveland

     

    - F

    27

    10

  • Houston

    Jacksonville

     

    - F

    7

    45

  • Philadelphia

    NY Giants

     

    - F

    34

    29

  • Arizona

    Washington

     

    - F

    15

    20

  • Los Angeles

    Seattle

     

    - F

    42

    7

  • Tennessee

    San Francisco

     

    - F

    23

    25

  • New England

    Pittsburgh

     

    - F

    27

    24

  • Dallas

    Oakland

     

    - 4th, 14:29

    17

    10