Welcome to the Season Finale edition of the Vikings Postgame Report. The New York Giants defeated the Minnesota Vikings at U.S Bank Stadium on Sunday afternoon 31-24, bringing the Vikings season to a close. The Giants running game was the difference and both Saquon Barkley and Daniel Jones were the difference makers. Daniel threw for 301 yards and 2 passing touchdowns, but also added 78 rushing yards on 17 carries. Barkley only had 9 carries for 53 yards rushing, but hit pay dirt twice, including the game winning score halfway through the 4th Quarter. The Vikings bright spots on Sunday included another big game from Tight End T.J. Hockenson versus the Giants, who finished with 10 receptions for 129 receiving yards. Kirk Cousins finished the game 31 of 39 passing for 273 yards, 2 passing touchdowns, and a rushing score for 1 yard. The two passing touchdowns went to K.J. Osborn and Irv Smith Jr. Dalvin Cook led the rushing attack for the Vikings with 60 yards on 15 carries. It was an unfortunate end to a memorable season, but the team proved that they're poised for a bright future after the inaugural season with Head Coach Kevin O'Connell at the helm comes to a close. Paul Allen puts a bow on the season by breaking down what went right for the NY Giants on Sunday, the upcoming offseason, and the Vikings offensive standouts during the 2022 season. Plus, Head Coach Kevin O'Connell speaks to the media, Gabe Henderson and Ben Leber also 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 final episode of the Vikings Postgame Report for the 2022-23 season.
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