The Minnesota Vikings may face a different quarterback and offense in Robert Griffin III and the Washington Redskins than it has all season long. The Redskins utilize Griffin’s running ability by using an option scheme. Griffin’s rushing total on the season is just 58 yards less than the other five starting quarterbacks the Viking have faced this season combined.
Jared Allen and the Minnesota Vikings had Andrew Luck on the run, with nowhere to throw and nowhere to go on third-and-16.
Minnesota’s defense has been glaringly vulnerable to giving up scores in the critical closing moments this season.
The Minnesota Vikings had an opportunity to be the only undefeated team in the division after two weeks. A last minute loss to the Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium makes tied with all three other NFC North teams atop the division.
Adam Vinatieri made a 53-yard field goal with 8 seconds left Sunday to give Andrew Luck and Indianapolis a 23-20 victory over Minnesota.
The Minnesota Vikings hit the road for the first time in 2012. It is set to battle the NFL’s worst team last season, the Indianapolis Colts, at Lucas Oil Stadium with the chance to improve to 2-0.
One is “the rookie” to watch in the NFL. The other is growing into his high-profile role in his second year as the Vikings quarterback.
There are several rookies anxious to show the world what they can do this season. But who do you think will be the biggest game-changer? Vote now.
A lot is expected of a top-10 draft pick, no matter their position. See who will do what once the season kicks off.