September 23, 2021

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5 Takeaways from the Vikings Win Over the Lions

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5 Takeaways from the Vikings Win Over the Lions

1. Vikings offensive line dominates

The Vikings scored six touchdowns and had a lot of skill position players fill up the box score, but it all began with a group that doesn’t get called out much in the headlines or highlight shows when things go well. That group is the offensive line, and the Vikings offensive line was dominant on Sunday. The Vikings averaged 7.1 yards per offensive snap, rushed for 4.5 yards per carry, did not allow a sack, collected 32 1st downs and were four of four in goal-to-go situations. The “no sacks” part of the equation is significant because this is an area of great improvement for the Vikings offense. In fact, while Cousins was sacked six times in the Vikings loss at Chicago, he’s been sacked only six total times in the Vikings six other games. Put simply, the Minnesota Moving Company is on a roll.

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