Vikings win in overtime on 87-yard touchdown pass to Jarius Wright

Sunday December 7th, 2014

The Minnesota Vikings beat the New York Jets 30-24 on a 87-yard touchdown in overtime on Sunday.

With just over 10 minutes left in the overtime period, quarterback Teddy Bridgewater threw a screen pass to receiver Jarius Wright, who out-ran Jets defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson down the right sideline for the long touchdown.

[via Bleacher Report]

According to The Big Lead, the touchdown pass was the longest play from scrimmage for a touchdown in overtime since Garrison Hearst ran for a 96-yard touchdown against the Jets in 1998.

On Sunday, Wright caught four passes for 123 yards and a touchdown. Bridgewater completed 19-of-27 passes for 309 yards and two touchdowns.

The Vikings (6-7) play the Detroit Lions (9-4) next Sunday. The Jets (2-11) play the Tennessee Titans (2-11).

- Sarah Barshop

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