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Vikings build early lead, hang on behind Joshua Dobbs to defeat Saints 27-19

The Vikings haven't lost since they put Justin Jefferson on injured reserve. They've won two straight games after putting Kirk Cousins on IR, and because of a five-game win streak, they're very much a factor in the NFC playoff race.

They improved to 6-4 with a 27-19 win over the Saints on Sunday, building a 24-point lead early in the third quarter and hanging on for the victory

The Vikings walked off to a standing ovation at halftime, with their 21-point lead the biggest halftime margin they'd built under Kevin O'Connell. They went up 27-3 with a field goal early in the second half, but punted on three of their next four drives with Greg Joseph missing a 54-yard field goal wide right on the other drive.


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