Football Across Minnesota: How did the Vikings lose to the winless Lions? Let's count the ways. But while the Vikings were faceplanting on the road, an important game was being played in their home.
There were issues even when the Vikings didn't get hurt by them — including a busted coverage on the play when Cameron Dantzler intercepted a pass.
Ben Goessling's Second Thoughts: Why didn't the Vikings put more pressure on Lions quarterback Jared Goff in the game's final minutes? Coach Mike Zimmer had to choose between two defensive shortcomings.
Linebacker Matt Judon praised the Patriots offense while taking a playful swipe at rookie quarterback Mac Jones.
Trouble near the goal line — especially in two-point conversion situations — bedeviled the team in a two-point loss.
Vikings fans were filled with the sort of dread that only 60 years of history could produce. Sometimes you just know a team:
President Joe Biden is ready to warn Vladimir Putin during a video call Tuesday that Russia will face economy-jarring sanctions if it invades neighboring Ukraine as Biden seeks a diplomatic solution to deal with the tens of thousands of Russian troops massed near the Ukraine border.
It didn't take long for the New England Patriots to become the New England Patriots again.
broadcasters butcher their names.
The aggressive, clever and confident defense that became a hallmark of the Minnesota Vikings under coach Mike Zimmer has been mostly missing for two years, and this vanishing act was never more pronounced than the last drive in Detroit on Sunday.
Green Bay Packers coach Matt LaFleur says there's a possibility three of his injured Pro Bowl players from last season could return to practice this week.
The metrics are easy. When T.J. Watt plays, the Pittsburgh Steelers are playoff contenders.
Jared Goff threw an 11-yard touchdown on the final play of the game to stun the Vikings 29-27 and give Detroit its first victory of the season.
Detroit QB Jared Goff had a flawless passer rating through most of the first half, Mike Zimmer was annoyed by Klint Kubiak's extra-point calls and Oli Udoh had another 'flag day.'
Mike Zimmer made three changes to account for one injury against Detroit when there was a simpler alternative. And the Lions were elated with the result.
Receiver Adam Thielen suffered a sprained left ankle on the first drive, leaving his status in doubt for Thursday night's game against Pittsburgh.
How long does a team have to playin fire-drill mode before everyone realizes that this just might not be the Vikings' season? And everyone includes the fans and team owners.
John Harbaugh has the best kicker in the NFL, currently and possibly ever. Yet, trailing by one point, he left Justin Tucker on the sideline Sunday night and went for a 2-point conversion in the dying seconds at Pittsburgh.
From Ford Field after Sunday's 29-27 loss, Ben Goessling and Andrew Krammer discuss the Vikings defense folding in another end-of-half situation under Mike Zimmer.
Missing three key defenders, the Vikings saw the familiar issues of soft coverages, lack of pressure and late collapses arise against Detroit.
The Chiefs' Andy Reid is an offensive-minded coach to his core, so the Kansas City defense must have done something special against the Denver Broncos on Sunday night for him to call its performance "beautiful."
John Harbaugh went for the win, and it didn't work out for the Baltimore Ravens.
If the end is near for Ben Roethlisberger, he's not telling. Not publicly anyway. The longtime Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback insists he won't make a final decision about his future until January at the earliest.
For all the late-game mistakes and missed opportunities throughout their disappointing season, the Seattle Seahawks continue to believe there is something worth playing for.
Two teams on the playoff bubble face off in Minnesota for the first time since 2005.
Brian Johnson made quite the first impression on his new Washington teammates.
A pair of receivers — one Lion and one Viking — hit some milestones in Detroit's 29-27 win.
The Latest from Week 13 of the NFL (all times EST):
Kyler Murray was in prime position following an interception on the game's opening possession. He fumbled his first snap.
Jared Goff dropped back, looked left and let the football loose that Amon-Ra St. Brown squeezed tight as he sat in the end zone.
The Vikings recognized the linebacker for his eight years of work supporting single mothers, as well as his involvement with the team's social justice committee.
The Aug. 3 gig was bounced from the Gophers' stadium over the band's COVID safety practices, which will be followed on the Vikings' turf.
The Vikings still have firm playoff hopes despite losing last weekend to the 49ers in San Francisco. The Lions are still trying to win their first game of the season.
With hamstring and knee injuries, Barr is the latest absence for a Vikings defense that is also without Eric Kendricks and Patrick Peterson.
The Vikings need a win for playoff hopes; the Lions just need a win.