Vikings Vs. Patriots score: Justin Jefferson shines on Thanksgiving as Minnesota goes 9-2

The Vikings moved to 9-2 on the season after beating the Patriots 33-26 in the final game of the NFL’s Thanksgiving triple-header.

After being held to field goals in Week 11, these two offenses wasted no time getting into the end zone to start this game. Minnesota needed just eight plays to travel 80 yards. Later, New England tied the score with a score of its own when Mack Jones connected with Nelson Agholar for a 34-yard touchdown. From there, the offenses continued to match each other throughout the first half, tied at 16 at halftime.

New England ended the half with a 75-yard touchdown drive to make it 7. It didn’t take long for Minnesota to bring the game back, though, when Ken Nwangwu ran the kickoff 97-yards for a touchdown.

It was 26 early in the fourth quarter, and that’s when the Vikings started to pull away. A penalty to New England for running the kicker gave Minnesota new life on a third-and-4, and they cashed in. Two plays after the penalty, Cousins ​​completed a 36-yard pass to Justin Jefferson, then a 15-yard touchdown. Adam Thielen should lead the way.

Kirk Cousins ​​finished 30-of-37 for 299 yards with three TDs and an interception. Justin Jefferson was his target and the star wideout had 9 catches for 139 yards and a touchdown, Breaking Randy Moss’ record. Meanwhile, Mack Jones was 28-of-39 for a season-high 382 yards with a pair of TDs and no interceptions.

From here, the Patriots will head back to Foxborough to prepare for another Thursday night game as they host the Buffalo Bills for their first meeting of the season. As for the Vikings, they’ll hang around US Bank Stadium and prepare for the New York Jets.

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