Welcome back to the Vikings Postgame Report. Your Minnesota Vikings make it five-in-a-row and improve to 6-1 in a 34-26 win over the Arizona Cardinals. Za'Darius Smith led the defensive charge with 3 sacks, as the Vikings Defense and Special Teams combined for a four sack, 3 turnover effort. Safeties Harrison Smith and Cam Bynum both added interceptions in the second half and the Vikings Defense was able to close out the game with a sack on Kyler Murray as time expired. Overall, the Vikings Defense stepped up when the team needed it most. Offensively, Kirk Cousins went 24 of 36 for 232 passing yards, 2 passing touchdowns and had a 17-yard rushing touchdown to start of today's scoring. Both TE Johnny Mundt and WR K.J. Osborn caught touchdown passes and Justin Jefferson finished the day with 6 receptions for 98 receiving yards. Dalvin got cooking and finished the day with 141 all-purpose yards and a rushing touchdown. It was a tough fought game, but the Purple improve to keep their winning streak alive. Paul Allen and Pete Bercich review everything they saw today from U.S. Bank Stadium, including: the Vikings finding a way to win exciting games week-to-week, the impact of Za'Darius Smith this season, Cousins' overall play making decisions today, and the current state of our Special Teams unit. Plus, Head Coach Kevin O'Connell speaks to the media, Gabe Henderson and Ben Leber go 'Between The Lines' presented by Gatorade, Quarterback Kirk Cousins shares his thoughts in his postgame press conference, and Ron Johnson gives his '3 Takes' to round out the show. All of this and more is in the Week 8 edition of the Vikings Postgame Report.
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