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Vikings trample Falcons 28-12 behind fierce defense, Cook

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) After dropping back to pass a mere 11 times for Minnesota, Kirk Cousins joked that this defense-and-running-dominated performance felt like youth football.

He was more than happy to hand the ball off and get out of the way.

Anthony Harris had two interceptions and a fumble recovery, Dalvin Cook rushed for 111 yards and two touchdowns, and the Vikings started the season with a 28-12 victory over the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday.

''It was what the game called for, and I have no problem with being conservative,'' Cousins said. ''As long as we win the football game, that's all that matters.''

Eric Wilson recovered his own blocked punt at the 21-yard line after a three-and-out by the Falcons on the first possession of the game, and the Vikings were well on their way to winning a fourth straight opener. Including the blocked punt, their first in five years, they turned all four Falcons turnovers into touchdowns.

Cousins connected with Adam Thielen for a 23-yard score to finish the short first drive. He crossed the goal line on a 1-yard sneak in the second quarter to cap a 79-yard march to give Minnesota a 21-0 lead. Cousins went 8 for 10 for 98 yards, all career lows for games he started, but there was no need for more on this turnover-free afternoon by an offense that sputtered down the stretch last season.

''When I'm on the field, a lot of special things can happen,'' said Cook, who missed 17 of his first 32 games to injury.

Cook carried the ball 21 times behind the new zone blocking scheme influenced heavily by new offensive adviser Gary Kubiak, the former Houston and Denver head coach. Cousins averaged 38 attempts per game in his first year with the Vikings, and much to Zimmer's chagrin they finished with the third-fewest rushing yards in the NFL. The new system directed by offensive coordinator Kevin Stefanski and the favorable field position sure shifted the ratio hard the other way.

''We know that's the strength of our team. We know we have one of the best running backs in the NFL, if not the best, and we know we have an offensive line that can just ground and pound,'' Thielen said.

FALCONS OFFENSE FLOPS

Matt Ryan played more like a rookie than the 2016 league MVP beginning his 12th season, unable to find his footing all afternoon in the face of a fierce pass rush that racked up four sacks. The worst moment came at the end of Atlanta's first possession of the second half, a 13-play, 82-yard drive thwarted when his second-and-3 fling into the back of the end zone for backup tight end Luke Stocker was picked off by a leaping Harris. Ryan said Stocker cut his route too short.

''Both interceptions today were poor decisions, and they cost us,'' said Ryan, who finished 33 for 46 for 304 yards and two fourth-quarter scores to Calvin Ridley and Julio Jones to make the fantasy football players happy.

The Falcons, though, left without much to be pleased about. Devonta Freeman had only 19 yards on eight carries, plus the lost fumble. Jones, who signed a $66 million, three-year contract extension on Saturday, was targeted 11 times but managed only 31 yards on six catches.

Trying to get a once-potent offense back on track this year after missing the playoffs along with the Vikings in 2018, the Falcons started rookies Kaleb McGary and Chris Lindstrom on the right side of their offensive line. James Carpenter won the left guard job over Jamon Brown, who signed an $18.75 million, three-year contract in free agency. McGary took turns at right tackle with Ty Sambrailo, with Matt Gono inactive because of a back injury. Lindstrom left the game with a foot injury.

INJURY REPORT

Falcons: WR Russell Gage was removed from the game on the final drive of the first half with a concussion, after converting a first down and being leveled by Vikings FS Harrison Smith. A woozy Gage twice tried to get up and jog off, only to fall back to the turf.

Vikings: Nickel CB Mackensie Alexander injured his elbow in the second quarter and did not return. ... WR Stefon Diggs was in the lineup after being listed as questionable with a hamstring injury. He had two catches for 37 yards.

UP NEXT

Falcons: Host Philadelphia on Sept. 15, one of two night games on their schedule at Mercedes-Benz Stadium this year.

Vikings: Play at rival Green Bay (1-0) on Sept. 15. Their visit to Lambeau Field in Week 2 last season resulted in a 29-all tie with the Packers.

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Key Players
M. Ryan 2 QB
304 PaYds, 2 PaTDs, 2 INTs, 24 RuYds
22
FPTS
D. Cook 33 RB
111 RuYds, 2 RuTDs, 9 ReYds, 2 RECs
23
FPTS
1st Quarter
Touchdown 11:50
K.Cousins pass short left to A.Thielen for 23 yards TOUCHDOWN [G.Jarrett].
2
plays
21
yds
1:03
pos
0
6
Point After TD 11:50
(Kick formation) D.Bailey extra point is GOOD Center-A.Cutting Holder-B.Colquitt.
plays
yds
pos
0
7
Touchdown 8:22
D.Cook left end for 19 yards TOUCHDOWN.
4
plays
41
yds
1:33
pos
0
13
Point After TD 8:22
(Kick formation) D.Bailey extra point is GOOD Center-A.Cutting Holder-B.Colquitt.
plays
yds
pos
0
14
2nd Quarter
Touchdown 4:40
D.Dozier reported in as eligible. K.Cousins up the middle for 1 yard TOUCHDOWN.
10
plays
79
yds
5:41
pos
0
20
Point After TD 4:40
(Kick formation) D.Bailey extra point is GOOD Center-A.Cutting Holder-B.Colquitt.
plays
yds
pos
0
21
3rd Quarter
Touchdown 0:29
D.Cook up the middle for 7 yards TOUCHDOWN.
6
plays
80
yds
2:39
pos
0
27
Point After TD 0:29
D.Bailey extra point is GOOD Center-A.Cutting Holder-B.Colquitt.
plays
yds
pos
0
28
4th Quarter
Touchdown 9:19
M.Ryan pass deep left to C.Ridley for 20 yards TOUCHDOWN.
8
plays
66
yds
3:16
pos
6
28
Missed Two Point Conversion 9:19
(Pass formation) TWO-POINT CONVERSION ATTEMPT. M.Ryan pass to J.Hardy is incomplete. ATTEMPT FAILS.
plays
yds
pos
6
28
Touchdown 1:05
M.Ryan pass short left to J.Jones for 2 yards TOUCHDOWN.
12
plays
71
yds
3:23
pos
12
28
Missed Two Point Conversion 1:05
(Pass formation) TWO-POINT CONVERSION ATTEMPT. M.Ryan pass to J.Jones is complete. ATTEMPT FAILS.
plays
yds
pos
12
28
Team Stats
Time of Pos 30:13 29:47
1st Downs 27 18
Rushing 5 10
Passing 16 4
Penalty 6 4
3rd Down Conv 2-8 5-10
4th Down Conv 2-2 0-0
Total Net Yards 345 269
Total Plays 67 49
Avg Gain 5.1 5.5
Net Yards Rushing 73 172
Rush Attempts 17 38
Avg Rush Yards 4.3 4.5
Net Yards Passing 272 97
Comp. - Att. 33-46 8-10
Yards Per Pass 5.9 9.7
Penalties - Yards 9-78 11-100
Touchdowns 2 4
Rushing TDs 0 3
Passing TDs 2 1
Other 0 0
Turnovers 3 0
Fumbles - Lost 1-1 2-0
Int. Thrown 2 0
Punts - Avg 4-32.5 5-38.0
Return Yards 90 13
Punts - Returns 4-46 0-0
Kickoffs - Returns 2-44 2-13
Int. - Returns 0-0 2-0
Red Zone Eff. 1-2 -50% 3-3 -100%
Goal to Go Eff. 1-2 -50% 2-2 -100%
Safeties 0 0
1234T
Falcons 0-1 0001212
Vikings 1-0 1477028
272 PASS YDS 97
73 RUSH YDS 172
345 TOTAL YDS 269
Passing CP/ATT YDS TD INT FPTS
M. Ryan 2 QB
22
FPTS
IN-GAME COMP% YDS TD INT RTG
71.7% 304 2 2 85.8
SEASON COMP% YDS TD INT RTG
71.7% 304 2 2 85.8
M. Ryan 33/46 304 2 2 22
Rushing ATT YDS TD LG FPTS
I. Smith 25 RB
3
FPTS
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
6 31 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
6 31 0
I. Smith 6 31 0 16 3
M. Ryan 2 QB
22
FPTS
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
2 24 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
2 24 0
M. Ryan 2 24 0 12 22
D. Freeman 24 RB
0
FPTS
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
8 19 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
8 19 0
D. Freeman 8 19 0 5 0
R. Gage 83 WR
1
FPTS
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
1 -1 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
1 -1 0
R. Gage 1 -1 0 -1 1
Receiving TAR REC YDS TD LG FPTS
A. Hooper 81 TE
7
FPTS
IN-GAME TAR REC YDS TD
9 9 77 0
SEASON TAR REC YDS TD
- 9 77 0
A. Hooper 9 9 77 0 16 7
C. Ridley 18 WR
12
FPTS
IN-GAME TAR REC YDS TD
6 4 64 1
SEASON TAR REC YDS TD
- 4 64 1
C. Ridley 6 4 64 1 20 12
M. Sanu 12 WR
5
FPTS
IN-GAME TAR REC YDS TD
6 5 57 0
SEASON TAR REC YDS TD
- 5 57 0
M. Sanu 6 5 57 0 23 5
J. Hardy 14 WR
4
FPTS
IN-GAME TAR REC YDS TD
5 4 41 0
SEASON TAR REC YDS TD
- 4 41 0
J. Hardy 5 4 41 0 23 4
J. Jones 11 WR
9
FPTS
IN-GAME TAR REC YDS TD
11 6 31 1
SEASON TAR REC YDS TD
- 6 31 1
J. Jones 11 6 31 1 10 9
R. Gage 83 WR
1
FPTS
IN-GAME TAR REC YDS TD
2 1 13 0
SEASON TAR REC YDS TD
- 1 13 0
R. Gage 2 1 13 0 13 1
D. Freeman 24 RB
0
FPTS
IN-GAME TAR REC YDS TD
4 3 12 0
SEASON TAR REC YDS TD
- 3 12 0
D. Freeman 4 3 12 0 7 0
I. Smith 25 RB
3
FPTS
IN-GAME TAR REC YDS TD
1 1 9 0
SEASON TAR REC YDS TD
- 1 9 0
I. Smith 1 1 9 0 9 3
L. Stocker 80 TE
0
FPTS
IN-GAME TAR REC YDS TD
1 0 0 0
SEASON TAR REC YDS TD
- 0 0 0
L. Stocker 1 0 0 0 0 0
Defense T-A SACK INT FF
D. Campbell 59 OLB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
6-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
6-0 0 0.0
D. Campbell 6-0 0.0 0 0
D. Jones 45 LB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
5-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
5-0 0 0.0
D. Jones 5-0 0.0 0 0
G. Jarrett 97 DT
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
4-1 0 1.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
4-1 0 1.0
G. Jarrett 4-1 1.0 0 1
T. Davison 96 DT
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
4-4 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
4-4 0 0.0
T. Davison 4-4 0.0 0 0
R. Allen 37 FS
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
3-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
3-0 0 0.0
R. Allen 3-0 0.0 0 0
T. McKinley 98 DE
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
3-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
3-1 0 0.0
T. McKinley 3-1 0.0 0 0
F. Oluokun 54 LB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
3-2 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
3-2 0 0.0
F. Oluokun 3-2 0.0 0 0
A. Bailey 93 DE
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
2-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
2-1 0 0.0
A. Bailey 2-1 0.0 0 0
V. Beasley 44 LB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
2-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
2-1 0 0.0
V. Beasley 2-1 0.0 0 0
D. Freeman 24 RB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
D. Freeman 1-0 0.0 0 0
D. Kazee 27 SS
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
D. Kazee 1-0 0.0 0 0
S. Neasman 41 DB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
S. Neasman 1-0 0.0 0 0
J. Crawford 95 DT
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
1-1 0 0.0
J. Crawford 1-1 0.0 0 0
K. Neal 22 SS
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
K. Neal 1-0 0.0 0 0
J. Jones 11 WR
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
J. Jones 1-0 0.0 0 0
I. Oliver 26 FS
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
I. Oliver 1-0 0.0 0 0
A. Clayborn 99 DE
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
0-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
0-1 0 0.0
A. Clayborn 0-1 0.0 0 0
Kicking FG LG XP PTS
Punting NO AVG IN20 LG
M. Bosher 5 P
IN-GAME NO AVG IN20
3 43.3 2
SEASON NO AVG IN20
3 43.3 2
M. Bosher 3 43.3 2 52
Kickoff Returns NO AVG LG TD
K. Barner 38 RB
0
FPTS
IN-GAME NO AVG LG TD
2 22.0 26 0
SEASON NO AVG LG TD
2 22.0 26 0
K. Barner 2 22.0 26 0
Punt Returns NO AVG LG TD
K. Barner 38 RB
0
FPTS
IN-GAME NO AVG LG TD
4 11.5 18 0
SEASON NO AVG LG TD
4 11.5 18 0
K. Barner 4 11.5 18 0
Passing CP/ATT YDS TD INT FPTS
K. Cousins 8 QB
15
FPTS
IN-GAME COMP% YDS TD INT RTG
80% 98 1 0 140.8
SEASON COMP% YDS TD INT RTG
80% 98 1 0 140.8
K. Cousins 8/10 98 1 0 15
Rushing ATT YDS TD LG FPTS
D. Cook 33 RB
23
FPTS
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
21 111 2
SEASON ATT YDS TD
21 111 2
D. Cook 21 111 2 22 23
A. Mattison 25 RB
4
FPTS
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
9 49 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
9 49 0
A. Mattison 9 49 0 23 4
A. Abdullah 31 RB
0
FPTS
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
2 8 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
2 8 0
A. Abdullah 2 8 0 6 0
K. Cousins 8 QB
15
FPTS
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
6 4 1
SEASON ATT YDS TD
6 4 1
K. Cousins 6 4 1 3 15
Receiving TAR REC YDS TD LG FPTS
A. Thielen 19 WR
10
FPTS
IN-GAME TAR REC YDS TD
3 3 43 1
SEASON TAR REC YDS TD
- 3 43 1
A. Thielen 3 3 43 1 23 10
S. Diggs 14 WR
3
FPTS
IN-GAME TAR REC YDS TD
2 2 37 0
SEASON TAR REC YDS TD
- 2 37 0
S. Diggs 2 2 37 0 31 3
C. Beebe 12 WR
0
FPTS
IN-GAME TAR REC YDS TD
1 1 9 0
SEASON TAR REC YDS TD
- 1 9 0
C. Beebe 1 1 9 0 9 0
D. Cook 33 RB
23
FPTS
IN-GAME TAR REC YDS TD
2 2 9 0
SEASON TAR REC YDS TD
- 2 9 0
D. Cook 2 2 9 0 8 23
K. Rudolph 82 TE
0
FPTS
IN-GAME TAR REC YDS TD
1 0 0 0
SEASON TAR REC YDS TD
- 0 0 0
K. Rudolph 1 0 0 0 0 0
Defense T-A SACK INT FF
H. Smith 22 FS
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
8-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
8-1 0 0.0
H. Smith 8-1 0.0 0 0
J. Kearse 27 SAF
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
6-3 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
6-3 0 0.0
J. Kearse 6-3 0.0 0 0
A. Barr 55 OLB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
6-0 0 1.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
6-0 0 1.0
A. Barr 6-0 1.0 0 0
E. Kendricks 54 MLB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
6-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
6-0 0 0.0
E. Kendricks 6-0 0.0 0 0
X. Rhodes 29 CB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
5-2 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
5-2 0 0.0
X. Rhodes 5-2 0.0 0 0
D. Hunter 99 DE
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
4-0 0 1.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
4-0 0 1.0
D. Hunter 4-0 1.0 0 0
L. Joseph 98 DT
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
3-1 0 1.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
3-1 0 1.0
L. Joseph 3-1 1.0 0 0
K. Brothers 40 LB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
3-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
3-0 0 0.0
K. Brothers 3-0 0.0 0 0
A. Harris 41 DB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
3-2 2 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
3-2 2 0.0
A. Harris 3-2 0.0 2 0
S. Stephen 93 DT
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
2-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
2-0 0 0.0
S. Stephen 2-0 0.0 0 0
T. Waynes 26 CB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
2-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
2-1 0 0.0
T. Waynes 2-1 0.0 0 1
K. Boyd 38 DB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
2-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
2-0 0 0.0
K. Boyd 2-0 0.0 0 0
J. Johnson 94 DT
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
J. Johnson 1-0 0.0 0 0
E. Griffen 97 DE
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 1.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 1.0
E. Griffen 1-0 1.0 0 0
M. Alexander 20 CB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
M. Alexander 1-0 0.0 0 0
B. Gedeon 42 OLB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
B. Gedeon 1-0 0.0 0 0
E. Wilson 50 LB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
0-2 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
0-2 0 0.0
E. Wilson 0-2 0.0 0 0
Kicking FG LG XP PTS
D. Bailey 5 K
4
FPTS
IN-GAME FG XP
0/0 4/4
SEASON FG XP
0/0 4/4
D. Bailey 0/0 0 4/4 4
Punting NO AVG IN20 LG
B. Colquitt 2 P
IN-GAME NO AVG IN20
5 49.4 2
SEASON NO AVG IN20
5 49.4 2
B. Colquitt 5 49.4 2 57
Kickoff Returns NO AVG LG TD
C. Beebe 12 WR
0
FPTS
IN-GAME NO AVG LG TD
1 13.0 13 0
SEASON NO AVG LG TD
1 13.0 13 0
C. Beebe 1 13.0 13 0
Punt Returns NO AVG LG TD
1st POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
15:00 ATL 25 2:07 3 8 Punt BLK
11:50 ATL 16 1:55 3 12 INT
8:22 ATL 25 5:51 11 34 Punt
2nd POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
12:22 ATL 28 2:01 4 51 Fumble
4:40 ATL 25 2:57 7 20 Punt
0:37 ATL 45 0:37 3 36 Half
3rd POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
10:45 ATL 15 7:37 13 82 INT
0:29 ATL 23 0:29 3 0 Punt
4th POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
12:35 ATL 34 3:16 8 66 TD
4:28 ATL 29 3:23 12 71 TD
1st POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
12:53 ATL 21 1:03 2 21 TD
9:55 ATL 41 1:33 4 41 TD
2:31 MIN 8 5:09 7 24 Punt
2nd POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
10:21 MIN 21 5:41 10 79 TD
1:43 MIN 10 1:06 3 0 Punt
3rd POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
15:00 MIN 25 4:15 6 23 Punt
3:08 MIN 20 2:39 6 80 TD
4th POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
15:00 MIN 25 2:25 3 4 Punt
9:19 MIN 29 4:51 6 15 Punt
1:05 ATL 39 1:05 2 -2 Game

ATL Falcons  - Blocked Punt (3 plays, 8 yards, 2:07 poss)

Result Play
Kickoff
(15:00 - 1st) D.Bailey kicks 65 yards from MIN 35 to end zone Touchback.
Sack
1 & 10 - ATL 25
(15:00 - 1st) M.Ryan sacked at ATL 17 for -8 yards (A.Barr).
+4 YD
2 & 18 - ATL 17
(14:20 - 1st) D.Freeman right tackle to ATL 21 for 4 yards (S.Stephen).
+12 YD
3 & 14 - ATL 21
(13:41 - 1st) M.Ryan scrambles left end to ATL 33 for 12 yards (A.Barr).
4 & 2 - ATL 33
(12:59 - 1st) M.Bosher punt is BLOCKED by E.Wilson Center-J.Harris RECOVERED by MIN-E.Wilson at ATL 21. E.Wilson to ATL 21 for no gain (S.Neasman).

MIN Vikings  - Touchdown (2 plays, 21 yards, 1:03 poss)

Result Play
+13 YD
1 & 10 - MIN 21
(12:53 - 1st) D.Cook right end pushed ob at ATL 8 for 13 yards (R.Allen). PENALTY on MIN-K.Rudolph Offensive Holding 10 yards enforced at ATL 21 - No Play.
+8 YD
1 & 20 - MIN 31
(12:32 - 1st) K.Cousins pass short left to D.Cook pushed ob at ATL 23 for 8 yards (V.Beasley).
+23 YD
2 & 12 - MIN 23
(11:57 - 1st) K.Cousins pass short left to A.Thielen for 23 yards TOUCHDOWN [G.Jarrett].
PAT Good
(11:50 - 1st) (Kick formation) D.Bailey extra point is GOOD Center-A.Cutting Holder-B.Colquitt.

ATL Falcons  - Interception (3 plays, 12 yards, 1:55 poss)

Result Play
Kickoff
(11:50 - 1st) D.Bailey kicks 67 yards from MIN 35 to ATL -2. K.Barner to ATL 16 for 18 yards (K.Brothers).
+4 YD
1 & 10 - ATL 16
(11:44 - 1st) D.Freeman left tackle to ATL 20 for 4 yards (X.Rhodes).
+3 YD
2 & 6 - ATL 20
(11:04 - 1st) D.Freeman right tackle to ATL 23 for 3 yards (L.Joseph T.Waynes).
Penalty
3 & 3 - ATL 23
(10:23 - 1st) PENALTY on MIN-E.Griffen Neutral Zone Infraction 5 yards enforced at ATL 23 - No Play.
Int
1 & 10 - ATL 28
(10:02 - 1st) M.Ryan pass short middle intended for J.Jones INTERCEPTED by A.Harris at ATL 41. A.Harris to ATL 41 for no gain (J.Jones).

MIN Vikings  - Touchdown (4 plays, 41 yards, 1:33 poss)

Result Play
+1 YD
1 & 10 - MIN 41
(9:55 - 1st) K.Cousins pass short left to D.Cook to ATL 40 for 1 yard (D.Jones).
+21 YD
2 & 9 - MIN 40
(9:17 - 1st) D.Cook right end to ATL 19 for 21 yards (D.Jones).
No Gain
1 & 10 - MIN 19
(8:31 - 1st) K.Cousins sacked at ATL 28 for -9 yards (K.Neal). FUMBLES (K.Neal) [K.Neal] ball out of bounds at ATL 23. Minnesota challenged the fumble ruling and the play was REVERSED. K.Cousins pass incomplete short right [K.Neal].
+19 YD
2 & 10 - MIN 19
(8:28 - 1st) D.Cook left end for 19 yards TOUCHDOWN.
PAT Good
(8:22 - 1st) (Kick formation) D.Bailey extra point is GOOD Center-A.Cutting Holder-B.Colquitt.

ATL Falcons  - Punt (11 plays, 34 yards, 5:51 poss)

Result Play
Kickoff
(8:22 - 1st) D.Bailey kicks 65 yards from MIN 35 to end zone Touchback.
+2 YD
1 & 10 - ATL 25
(8:22 - 1st) D.Freeman left end to ATL 27 for 2 yards (E.Kendricks J.Kearse).
+3 YD
2 & 8 - ATL 27
(7:49 - 1st) M.Ryan pass short middle to J.Hardy to ATL 30 for 3 yards (E.Kendricks).
Penalty
3 & 5 - ATL 30
(7:03 - 1st) PENALTY on MIN-H.Mata'afa Neutral Zone Infraction 5 yards enforced at ATL 30 - No Play.
No Gain
1 & 10 - ATL 35
(6:48 - 1st) M.Ryan pass incomplete short left [A.Barr].
+5 YD
2 & 10 - ATL 35
(6:41 - 1st) M.Ryan pass short left to J.Hardy to ATL 40 for 5 yards (T.Waynes).
+6 YD
3 & 5 - ATL 40
(6:01 - 1st) M.Ryan pass short left to J.Jones to ATL 46 for 6 yards (A.Harris) [E.Griffen].
-1 YD
1 & 10 - ATL 46
(5:19 - 1st) D.Freeman left end pushed ob at ATL 45 for -1 yards (X.Rhodes).
+23 YD
2 & 11 - ATL 45
(4:43 - 1st) M.Ryan pass short left to J.Hardy to MIN 32 for 23 yards (X.Rhodes; A.Harris).
-1 YD
1 & 10 - ATL 32
(3:58 - 1st) R.Gage right end to MIN 33 for -1 yards (D.Hunter).
+2 YD
2 & 11 - ATL 33
(3:16 - 1st) M.Ryan pass short left to J.Jones to MIN 29 for 4 yards (Mac.Alexander). PENALTY on ATL-C.Lindstrom Illegal Block Above the Waist 10 yards enforced at MIN 31.
No Gain
2 & 19 - ATL 41
(2:53 - 1st) M.Ryan pass incomplete deep right to J.Jones.
No Gain
3 & 19 - ATL 41
(2:45 - 1st) M.Ryan pass incomplete deep left to R.Gage (H.Smith).
Punt
4 & 19 - ATL 41
(2:38 - 1st) M.Bosher punts 33 yards to MIN 8 Center-J.Harris fair catch by C.Beebe.

MIN Vikings  - Punt (7 plays, 24 yards, 5:09 poss)

Result Play
+3 YD
1 & 10 - MIN 8
(2:31 - 1st) A.Mattison up the middle to MIN 11 for 3 yards (V.Beasley).
+6 YD
2 & 7 - MIN 11
(1:56 - 1st) K.Cousins pass short right to S.Diggs to MIN 17 for 6 yards (T.McKinley).
+2 YD
3 & 1 - MIN 17
(1:15 - 1st) D.Cook left guard to MIN 19 for 2 yards (T.Davison).
+23 YD
1 & 10 - MIN 19
(0:31 - 1st) A.Mattison right end to MIN 42 for 23 yards (D.Campbell).
Penalty
1 & 10 - MIN 47
(15:00 - 2nd) K.Cousins pass short middle to K.Rudolph to ATL 47 for 11 yards (R.Allen). PENALTY on MIN-R.Reiff Illegal Block Above the Waist 10 yards enforced at MIN 42 - No Play.
-4 YD
1 & 20 - MIN 32
(14:31 - 2nd) A.Mattison left guard to MIN 28 for -4 yards (G.Jarrett).
No Gain
2 & 24 - MIN 28
(13:52 - 2nd) K.Cousins FUMBLES (Aborted) at MIN 27 and recovers at MIN 26.
+6 YD
3 & 26 - MIN 26
(13:14 - 2nd) A.Abdullah left guard to MIN 32 for 6 yards (D.Kazee).
Punt
4 & 20 - MIN 32
(12:33 - 2nd) B.Colquitt punts 51 yards to ATL 17 Center-A.Cutting. K.Barner to ATL 28 for 11 yards (J.Kearse; E.Wilson).

ATL Falcons  - Fumble (4 plays, 51 yards, 2:01 poss)

Result Play
+14 YD
1 & 10 - ATL 28
(12:22 - 2nd) M.Ryan pass short middle to M.Sanu to ATL 42 for 14 yards (H.Smith).
+20 YD
1 & 10 - ATL 42
(11:52 - 2nd) M.Ryan pass deep left to C.Ridley ran ob at MIN 38 for 20 yards (H.Smith).
+12 YD
1 & 10 - ATL 38
(11:26 - 2nd) M.Ryan scrambles right end to MIN 26 for 12 yards (E.Kendricks).
Penalty
1 & 10 - ATL 19
(10:44 - 2nd) M.Ryan pass short right to D.Freeman to MIN 19 for 7 yards (A.Harris). PENALTY on MIN-A.Barr Defensive Offside 5 yards enforced at MIN 26 - No Play.
No Gain
1 & 5 - ATL 21
(10:26 - 2nd) D.Freeman left tackle to MIN 21 for no gain (T.Waynes). FUMBLES (T.Waynes) RECOVERED by MIN-A.Harris at MIN 21. A.Harris to MIN 21 for no gain (D.Freeman).

MIN Vikings  - Touchdown (10 plays, 79 yards, 5:41 poss)

Result Play
+1 YD
1 & 10 - MIN 21
(10:21 - 2nd) D.Cook left tackle to MIN 22 for 1 yard (A.Bailey).
No Gain
2 & 9 - MIN 22
(9:43 - 2nd) D.Cook up the middle to MIN 22 for no gain (G.Jarrett).
+9 YD
3 & 9 - MIN 22
(9:00 - 2nd) K.Cousins pass short right to C.Beebe to MIN 31 for 9 yards (D.Jones).
Penalty
1 & 10 - MIN 50
(8:23 - 2nd) K.Cousins pass incomplete deep left to A.Thielen [T.McKinley]. PENALTY on ATL-I.Oliver Defensive Pass Interference 15 yards enforced at MIN 31 - No Play.
No Gain
1 & 10 - MIN 46
(8:17 - 2nd) K.Cousins pass incomplete short left to K.Rudolph.
+3 YD
2 & 10 - MIN 46
(8:10 - 2nd) D.Cook up the middle to MIN 49 for 3 yards (J.Crawford; A.Clayborn).
Penalty
3 & 7 - MIN 45
(7:28 - 2nd) K.Cousins pass incomplete short left to S.Diggs. ATL-T.McKinley was injured during the play. PENALTY on ATL-D.Campbell Defensive Holding 5 yards enforced at MIN 49 - No Play.
+6 YD
1 & 10 - MIN 46
(7:22 - 2nd) D.Cook left tackle to ATL 40 for 6 yards (D.Campbell).
+22 YD
2 & 4 - MIN 40
(6:41 - 2nd) D.Cook right tackle ran ob at ATL 18 for 22 yards (R.Allen).
+17 YD
1 & 10 - MIN 18
(5:59 - 2nd) A.Mattison left end pushed ob at ATL 1 for 17 yards (R.Allen).
No Gain
1 & 1 - MIN 1
(5:18 - 2nd) D.Dozier reported in as eligible. D.Cook left tackle to ATL 1 for no gain (D.Jones).
+1 YD
2 & 1 - MIN 1
(4:42 - 2nd) D.Dozier reported in as eligible. K.Cousins up the middle for 1 yard TOUCHDOWN.
Penalty
(4:40 - 2nd) (Kick formation) PENALTY on ATL-R.Gage Neutral Zone Infraction 5 yards enforced between downs.
PAT Good
(4:40 - 2nd) (Kick formation) D.Bailey extra point is GOOD Center-A.Cutting Holder-B.Colquitt.

ATL Falcons  - Punt (7 plays, 20 yards, 2:57 poss)

Result Play
Kickoff
(4:40 - 2nd) D.Bailey kicks 60 yards from MIN 40 to end zone Touchback.
+16 YD
1 & 10 - ATL 25
(4:40 - 2nd) I.Smith left end pushed ob at ATL 41 for 16 yards (H.Smith).
+10 YD
1 & 10 - ATL 41
(4:11 - 2nd) M.Ryan pass short right to J.Jones to MIN 49 for 10 yards (A.Harris).
+9 YD
1 & 10 - ATL 49
(3:39 - 2nd) M.Ryan pass short right to I.Smith pushed ob at MIN 40 for 9 yards (X.Rhodes).
+2 YD
2 & 1 - ATL 40
(3:09 - 2nd) I.Smith left tackle to MIN 38 for 2 yards (D.Hunter).
No Gain
1 & 10 - ATL 38
(2:35 - 2nd) M.Ryan pass incomplete short middle to J.Jones (E.Kendricks).
+4 YD
2 & 10 - ATL 38
(2:31 - 2nd) M.Ryan pass short left to A.Hooper to MIN 34 for 4 yards (X.Rhodes).
Penalty
3 & 6 - ATL 28
(2:00 - 2nd) M.Ryan pass short middle to M.Sanu to MIN 28 for 6 yards (Mac.Alexander). MIN-Mac.Alexander was injured during the play. PENALTY on ATL-J.Carpenter Offensive Holding 10 yards enforced at MIN 34 - No Play.
Sack
3 & 16 - ATL 44
(1:54 - 2nd) M.Ryan sacked at ATL 45 for -11 yards (D.Hunter).
Punt
4 & 27 - ATL 45
(1:49 - 2nd) M.Bosher punts 45 yards to MIN 10 Center-J.Harris fair catch by C.Beebe.

MIN Vikings  - Punt (3 plays, 0 yards, 1:06 poss)

Result Play
+2 YD
1 & 10 - MIN 10
(1:43 - 2nd) D.Cook up the middle to MIN 12 for 2 yards (D.Campbell).
-2 YD
2 & 8 - MIN 12
(1:39 - 2nd) D.Cook left tackle to MIN 10 for -2 yards (T.Davison).
No Gain
3 & 10 - MIN 10
(1:35 - 2nd) D.Cook right tackle to MIN 10 for no gain (D.Jones).
Punt
4 & 10 - MIN 10
(0:49 - 2nd) B.Colquitt punts 57 yards to ATL 33 Center-A.Cutting. K.Barner to ATL 45 for 12 yards (K.Brothers).

ATL Falcons  - End of Half (3 plays, 36 yards, 0:37 poss)

Result Play
No Gain
1 & 10 - ATL 45
(0:37 - 2nd) M.Ryan pass incomplete short left to M.Sanu [E.Kendricks].
+13 YD
2 & 10 - ATL 45
(0:33 - 2nd) M.Ryan pass short middle to R.Gage to MIN 42 for 13 yards (H.Smith; X.Rhodes). ATL-R.Gage was injured during the play.
+23 YD
1 & 10 - ATL 42
(0:06 - 2nd) M.Ryan pass short middle to M.Sanu to MIN 19 for 23 yards (J.Kearse).

MIN Vikings  - Punt (6 plays, 23 yards, 4:15 poss)

Result Play
Kickoff
(15:00 - 3rd) M.Bosher kicks 65 yards from ATL 35 to end zone Touchback.
+3 YD
1 & 10 - MIN 25
(15:00 - 3rd) D.Cook left end to MIN 28 for 3 yards (T.Davison).
Sack
2 & 7 - MIN 28
(14:24 - 3rd) K.Cousins sacked at MIN 20 for -8 yards (G.Jarrett). FUMBLES (G.Jarrett) recovered by MIN-G.Bradbury at MIN 27. G.Bradbury to MIN 27 for no gain (A.Bailey).
+12 YD
3 & 8 - MIN 27
(13:37 - 3rd) K.Cousins pass short left to A.Thielen pushed ob at MIN 39 for 12 yards (I.Oliver).
+2 YD
1 & 10 - MIN 39
(13:10 - 3rd) D.Cook up the middle to MIN 41 for 2 yards (T.Davison; T.McKinley).
+6 YD
2 & 8 - MIN 41
(12:31 - 3rd) D.Cook up the middle to MIN 47 for 6 yards (D.Campbell).
+1 YD
1 & 10 - MIN 47
(11:38 - 3rd) D.Cook right tackle to MIN 48 for 1 yard (G.Jarrett).
Punt
2 & 9 - MIN 48
(10:56 - 3rd) B.Colquitt punts 42 yards to ATL 10 Center-A.Cutting. K.Barner to ATL 15 for 5 yards (K.Boyd).

ATL Falcons  - Interception (13 plays, 82 yards, 7:37 poss)

Result Play
+9 YD
1 & 10 - ATL 15
(10:45 - 3rd) M.Ryan pass short middle to A.Hooper to ATL 24 for 9 yards (E.Kendricks).
+5 YD
2 & 1 - ATL 24
(10:09 - 3rd) D.Freeman right end to ATL 29 for 5 yards (E.Kendricks).
+5 YD
1 & 10 - ATL 29
(9:39 - 3rd) M.Ryan pass short right to A.Hooper to ATL 34 for 5 yards (H.Smith).
+3 YD
2 & 5 - ATL 34
(8:58 - 3rd) I.Smith up the middle to ATL 37 for 3 yards (H.Smith L.Joseph).
Penalty
3 & 2 - ATL 37
(8:11 - 3rd) PENALTY on MIN-S.Stephen Neutral Zone Infraction 5 yards enforced at ATL 37 - No Play.
+2 YD
1 & 10 - ATL 42
(7:56 - 3rd) D.Freeman up the middle to ATL 44 for 2 yards (D.Hunter).
+13 YD
2 & 8 - ATL 44
(7:23 - 3rd) M.Ryan pass short left to A.Hooper to MIN 43 for 13 yards (A.Barr).
+4 YD
1 & 10 - ATL 43
(6:49 - 3rd) M.Ryan pass short left to M.Sanu ran ob at MIN 39 for 4 yards (J.Kearse).
+2 YD
2 & 6 - ATL 39
(6:21 - 3rd) I.Smith up the middle to MIN 37 for 2 yards (Jal.Johnson).
+8 YD
3 & 4 - ATL 37
(5:41 - 3rd) M.Ryan pass short right to C.Ridley to MIN 29 for 8 yards (J.Kearse).
Sack
1 & 10 - ATL 29
(5:13 - 3rd) M.Ryan sacked at MIN 34 for -5 yards (E.Griffen).
+6 YD
2 & 15 - ATL 34
(4:34 - 3rd) M.Ryan pass short left to M.Sanu to MIN 28 for 6 yards (E.Kendricks).
Penalty
3 & 9 - ATL 1
(3:55 - 3rd) M.Ryan pass incomplete deep right to C.Ridley (T.Waynes). PENALTY on MIN-T.Waynes Defensive Pass Interference 26 yards enforced at MIN 28 - No Play. Penalty on MIN-T.Waynes Illegal Use of Hands declined. Minnesota challenged the defensive pass interference ruling and the play was Upheld. The ruling on the field stands. (Timeout #1.)
-1 YD
1 & 2 - ATL 2
(3:49 - 3rd) T.Sambrailo reported in as eligible. I.Smith up the middle to MIN 3 for -1 yards (L.Joseph).
Int
2 & 3 - ATL 3
(3:14 - 3rd) T.Sambrailo reported in as eligible. M.Ryan pass short right intended for L.Stocker INTERCEPTED by A.Harris at MIN -9. Touchback.

MIN Vikings  - Touchdown (6 plays, 80 yards, 2:39 poss)

Result Play
+8 YD
1 & 10 - MIN 20
(3:08 - 3rd) K.Cousins pass short left to A.Thielen pushed ob at MIN 28 for 8 yards (F.Oluokun).
+1 YD
2 & 2 - MIN 28
(2:36 - 3rd) D.Cook right tackle to MIN 29 for 1 yard (T.Davison).
+2 YD
3 & 1 - MIN 29
(1:53 - 3rd) K.Cousins up the middle to MIN 31 for 2 yards (G.Jarrett; T.Davison).
+31 YD
1 & 10 - MIN 31
(1:15 - 3rd) K.Cousins pass deep right to S.Diggs to ATL 38 for 31 yards (D.Campbell). PENALTY on ATL-D.Campbell Lowering the Head to Initiate Contact 15 yards enforced at ATL 38.
+8 YD
1 & 10 - MIN 23
(0:53 - 3rd) D.Cook left end pushed ob at ATL 15 for 8 yards (K.Neal). PENALTY on ATL-K.Neal Lowering the Head to Initiate Contact 8 yards enforced at ATL 15.
+7 YD
1 & 7 - MIN 7
(0:34 - 3rd) D.Cook up the middle for 7 yards TOUCHDOWN.
PAT Good
(0:29 - 3rd) D.Bailey extra point is GOOD Center-A.Cutting Holder-B.Colquitt.

ATL Falcons  - Punt (3 plays, 0 yards, 0:29 poss)

Result Play
Kickoff
(0:29 - 3rd) D.Bailey kicks 68 yards from MIN 35 to ATL -3. K.Barner to ATL 23 for 26 yards (B.Gedeon).
No Gain
1 & 10 - ATL 23
(0:25 - 3rd) M.Ryan pass incomplete short middle to C.Ridley (J.Kearse).
No Gain
2 & 10 - ATL 23
(0:19 - 3rd) M.Ryan pass incomplete short right to D.Freeman.
No Gain
3 & 10 - ATL 23
(0:08 - 3rd) M.Ryan pass incomplete short left to J.Jones (E.Kendricks).
Punt
4 & 10 - ATL 23
(0:08 - 3rd) M.Bosher punts 52 yards to MIN 25 Center-J.Harris fair catch by C.Beebe.

MIN Vikings  - Punt (3 plays, 4 yards, 2:25 poss)

Result Play
+4 YD
1 & 10 - MIN 25
(15:00 - 4th) A.Mattison right tackle to MIN 29 for 4 yards (A.Bailey; F.Oluokun).
-2 YD
2 & 6 - MIN 29
(14:16 - 4th) A.Mattison left end to MIN 27 for -2 yards (T.McKinley).
+2 YD
3 & 8 - MIN 27
(13:31 - 4th) A.Abdullah up the middle to MIN 29 for 2 yards (J.Crawford).
Punt
4 & 6 - MIN 29
(12:47 - 4th) B.Colquitt punts 55 yards to ATL 16 Center-A.Cutting. K.Barner to ATL 34 for 18 yards (K.Brothers).

ATL Falcons  - Touchdown (8 plays, 66 yards, 3:16 poss)

Result Play
+13 YD
1 & 10 - ATL 34
(12:35 - 4th) M.Ryan pass short right to A.Hooper to ATL 47 for 13 yards (H.Smith).
+16 YD
1 & 10 - ATL 47
(12:11 - 4th) M.Ryan pass short middle to A.Hooper to MIN 37 for 16 yards (H.Smith).
+3 YD
1 & 10 - ATL 37
(11:46 - 4th) M.Ryan pass short right to A.Hooper pushed ob at MIN 34 for 3 yards (H.Smith).
+9 YD
2 & 7 - ATL 34
(11:12 - 4th) I.Smith left tackle to MIN 25 for 9 yards (S.Stephen A.Harris).
No Gain
1 & 10 - ATL 25
(10:42 - 4th) M.Ryan pass short right to D.Freeman to MIN 25 for no gain (A.Barr).
+5 YD
2 & 10 - ATL 25
(10:10 - 4th) M.Ryan pass short middle to D.Freeman to MIN 20 for 5 yards (A.Barr).
No Gain
3 & 5 - ATL 20
(9:29 - 4th) M.Ryan pass incomplete short right to J.Hardy (X.Rhodes).
+20 YD
4 & 5 - ATL 20
(9:25 - 4th) M.Ryan pass deep left to C.Ridley for 20 yards TOUCHDOWN.
+2 YD
(9:19 - 4th) (Pass formation) TWO-POINT CONVERSION ATTEMPT. M.Ryan pass to J.Hardy is incomplete. ATTEMPT FAILS.

MIN Vikings  - Punt (6 plays, 15 yards, 4:51 poss)

Result Play
Kickoff
(9:19 - 4th) M.Bosher kicks 49 yards from ATL 35 to MIN 16. C.Beebe pushed ob at MIN 29 for 13 yards (R.Allen).
+2 YD
1 & 10 - MIN 29
(9:17 - 4th) D.Cook right guard to MIN 31 for 2 yards (D.Campbell).
+7 YD
2 & 8 - MIN 31
(8:32 - 4th) D.Cook right tackle to MIN 38 for 7 yards (F.Oluokun).
+3 YD
3 & 1 - MIN 38
(7:42 - 4th) D.Dozier reported in as eligible. K.Cousins up the middle to MIN 41 for 3 yards (F.Oluokun; T.Davison).
No Gain
1 & 10 - MIN 41
(6:59 - 4th) A.Mattison left guard to MIN 41 for no gain (V.Beasley; T.Davison).
No Gain
2 & 10 - MIN 41
(6:14 - 4th) A.Mattison up the middle to MIN 41 for no gain (F.Oluokun).
+8 YD
3 & 10 - MIN 41
(5:29 - 4th) A.Mattison right guard to MIN 49 for 8 yards (T.McKinley).
Penalty
4 & 2 - MIN 49
(4:39 - 4th) PENALTY on MIN Delay of Game 5 yards enforced at MIN 49 - No Play.
Punt
4 & 7 - MIN 44
(4:39 - 4th) B.Colquitt punts 31 yards to ATL 25 Center-A.Cutting downed by MIN-C.Ham. PENALTY on MIN-K.Boyd Kick Catch Interference 15 yards enforced at ATL 14.

ATL Falcons  - Touchdown (12 plays, 71 yards, 3:23 poss)

Result Play
Penalty
1 & 10 - ATL 29
(4:28 - 4th) PENALTY on ATL-C.Ridley False Start 5 yards enforced at ATL 29 - No Play.
+7 YD
1 & 15 - ATL 24
(4:28 - 4th) M.Ryan pass short right to D.Freeman to ATL 31 for 7 yards (J.Kearse).
+10 YD
2 & 8 - ATL 31
(4:02 - 4th) M.Ryan pass short left to J.Hardy to ATL 41 for 10 yards (X.Rhodes).
+7 YD
1 & 10 - ATL 41
(3:35 - 4th) M.Ryan pass short middle to A.Hooper to ATL 48 for 7 yards (A.Barr).
No Gain
2 & 3 - ATL 48
(3:09 - 4th) M.Ryan pass incomplete deep right to C.Ridley.
Penalty
3 & 3 - ATL 44
(3:04 - 4th) M.Ryan pass incomplete short left to A.Hooper [H.Smith]. PENALTY on MIN-K.Boyd Defensive Pass Interference 9 yards enforced at ATL 48 - No Play.
No Gain
1 & 10 - ATL 43
(3:00 - 4th) M.Ryan pass incomplete deep left to J.Jones (H.Smith).
+7 YD
2 & 10 - ATL 43
(2:55 - 4th) M.Ryan pass short right to A.Hooper to MIN 36 for 7 yards (K.Boyd).
Penalty
3 & 3 - ATL 47
(2:29 - 4th) M.Ryan sacked at MIN 47 for -11 yards (E.Griffen). PENALTY on MIN-S.Weatherly Illegal Use of Hands 5 yards enforced at MIN 36 - No Play. Penalty on MIN-S.Weatherly Unnecessary Roughness declined.
+6 YD
1 & 10 - ATL 31
(2:21 - 4th) M.Ryan pass short left to J.Jones to MIN 25 for 6 yards (J.Kearse).
Sack
2 & 4 - ATL 25
(2:00 - 4th) M.Ryan sacked at MIN 33 for -8 yards (L.Joseph).
+10 YD
3 & 12 - ATL 33
(1:52 - 4th) M.Ryan pass short middle to M.Sanu to MIN 23 for 10 yards (J.Kearse; E.Wilson).
+5 YD
4 & 2 - ATL 23
(1:27 - 4th) M.Ryan pass short left to J.Jones to MIN 18 for 5 yards (J.Kearse).
+16 YD
1 & 10 - ATL 18
(1:19 - 4th) M.Ryan pass short middle to C.Ridley to MIN 2 for 16 yards (A.Harris). Penalty on MIN-H.Mata'afa Illegal Use of Hands declined.
+2 YD
1 & 2 - ATL 2
(1:09 - 4th) M.Ryan pass short left to J.Jones for 2 yards TOUCHDOWN.
+2 YD
(1:05 - 4th) (Pass formation) TWO-POINT CONVERSION ATTEMPT. M.Ryan pass to J.Jones is complete. ATTEMPT FAILS.

MIN Vikings  - End of Game (2 plays, -2 yards, 1:05 poss)

Result Play
Kickoff
(1:05 - 4th) M.Bosher kicks onside 9 yards from ATL 35 to ATL 44 impetus ends at ATL 44. C.Ham to ATL 44 for no gain. PENALTY on ATL-M.Bosher Illegal Touch Kick 5 yards enforced at ATL 44.
-1 YD
1 & 10 - MIN 39
(1:04 - 4th) K.Cousins kneels to ATL 40 for -1 yards.
-1 YD
2 & 11 - MIN 40
(0:34 - 4th) K.Cousins kneels to ATL 41 for -1 yards.