MINNEAPOLIS – We’re live from US Bank Stadium, as the Vikings host the Giants three weeks after they narrowly defeated fellow NFC contenders on Christmas Eve. Kirk Cousins and company have been nearly perfect at home this year, posting an 8-1 record in Minnesota coming into the game. But New York proved to be one of the most formidable teams in the conference, as improved Daniel Jones led the first playoff run of his career.
Both teams thrived in tough situations under their first-year coaches, with Kevin O’Connell judiciously keeping the ball in the vicinity of Justin Jefferson, and Brian DaPaul’s physicality zapped the Giants’ ball-control offense. And Sunday’s rematch has been predictably close so far, with New York trailing 17-14 at intermission. Jones was sharp, as well as busy on the ground, while Cousins leaned on TJ Hockenson to direct a pair of touchdown drives.
Half a decade after the Minneapolis Miracles, which team is better suited to continue their miracle journey? Either way, you should be watching TV. And we’ve got you covered here, straight from the event site, with live updates and analysis.
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