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Kirk Cousins ​​and Dalvin Cook power Vikings to big win over Cardinals


The Minnesota Vikings passed a major test on Sunday and maintained a solid lead in the NFC North with a victory over the Arizona Cardinals, 34-26.

Kirk Cousins ​​had three total touchdowns for the Vikings. He had two touchdown passes – one to KJ Osborn and the other to Johnny Mundt. He also ran for a rushing touchdown. The 5-yard touchdown pass to Osborn gave Minnesota eight points with 8:36 left.

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Minnesota Vikings wide receiver KJ Osborn celebrates after catching a touchdown pass against the Arizona Cardinals, Oct. 30, 2022, in Minneapolis.
(AP Photo/Bruce Kluckhohn)

Cousins ​​finished 24 for 36 with 232 passing yards. He was sacked three times and lost a fumble.

Dalvin Cook also launched a running attack that the Cardinals couldn’t stop. The star running back had 111 yards on 20 carries and scored a touchdown. His ability to direct the ball also gave Alexander Mattison a chance to score a touchdown.

Justin Jefferson led the way with six catches for 98 yards. Adam Thielen also had six catches in the game and 67 yards.

Kirk Cousins ​​and Dalvin Cook power Vikings to big win over Cardinals

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins ​​(8) celebrates with teammate KJ Osborn after scoring on a 17-yard touchdown against the Arizona Cardinals, Oct. 30, 2022, in Minneapolis.
(AP Photo/Bruce Kluckhohn)

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Kyler Murray and company did their best to take the win. Murray was 31 for 44 with 326 passing yards, but two interceptions really hampered the team. Both came in the second half.

Murray joined his favorite target, DeAndre Hopkins, 12 times for 159 yards. Hopkins had an incredible one-handed touchdown early in the game.

Murray also had touchdown passes to Rondale Moore, who had seven catches for 92 yards, and Zach Ertz, who had four catches for 34 yards.

Kirk Cousins ​​and Dalvin Cook power Vikings to big win over Cardinals

Arizona Cardinals wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins reacts after an incomplete pass against the Minnesota Vikings, Oct. 30, 2022, in Minneapolis.
(AP Photo/Abbie Parr)

Harrison Smith and Camryn Bynum intercepted Murray.

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Minnesota improved to 6-1 with the win. Arizona fell to 3-5.


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