Live Blog: Vikings at Chargers, Week 15
The Vikings are in sunny Los Angeles today to take on the Chargers. With Adam Thielen back and a purple crowd in the stands, the Vikings have no excuses. They need to take care of business.
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Vikings 39, Chargers 10
8:48 With Dalvin Cook out, Mike Boone has run for the first two touchdowns of his career. The Vikings are blowing the Chargers out.
Vikings 25, Chargers 10
7:10 Another field goal for the Vikings after a partially blocked punt gave them good field position. They should really be up by more than 15 at this point.
Vikings 22, Chargers 10
12:41 The Vikings add to their lead with a Dan Bailey field goal. Unfortunately, Dalvin Cook has been ruled OUT for the rest of the game with a shoulder injury.
15:00 Another Chargers turnover. Their third lost fumble of the game, and fourth turnover overall. This one was forced by Shamar Stephen and recovered by Danielle Hunter.
Vikings 19, Chargers 10
0:23 Ifeadi Odenigbo touchdown! He scoops up a fumble and takes it to the house. What a huge momentum swing before halftime.
1:02 Cousins answers with his own ugly interception, throwing it right to Melvin Ingram on a screen pass.
2:06 Philip Rivers throws an ugly floating interception to Harrison Smith, and the Vikings will look to expand their lead before halftime.
Vikings 12, Chargers 10
4:22 The Vikings retake the lead on a Bailey field goal.
Chargers 10, Vikings 9
8:46 Mike Williams elevates over Mike Hughes for a short touchdown. Chargers ripped off a lengthy drive and take their first lead. Rivers is having his way with the Vikings pass defense.
Vikings 9, Chargers 3
15:00 Vikings can't take full advantage of the field position, but do get a field goal to restore their six-point lead.
1:34 Danielle Hunter forces a fumble and the Vikings have excellent field position. They take over at the Chargers' 11-yard line.
Vikings 6, Chargers 3
4:35 Chargers respond with points of their own. Two big gains to Mike Williams move them down the field, but the drive stalls and they settle for a field goal.
Vikings 6, Chargers 0
9:10 The Vikings cap an outstanding opening drive with a 1-yard touchdown pass from Kirk Cousins to Irv Smith Jr, but Dan Bailey misses the extra point. Cousins went six for six on the 10-play, 75-yard drive. Great playcalling by Kevin Stefanski.