Week 3 Vikings vs. 49ers – Live Game Coverage
Welcome to week 3 in the NFL, the Minnesota Vikings vs. the San Francisco 49ers at Mall of America Field. The Vikes come into the game as big underdogs against what many consider the best all around team in the NFL.
Keep refreshing the page for more updates LIVE from the press box at the Metrodome and facts through the game, if you have any questions, please comment below.
Josh Duhamel blew the Vikings horn to kick off the game today!
The Vikings had a very impressive, well balance drive to start the game after winning the coin toss, they went 82 yards in 16 plays scoring on a 1 yard pass to TE Kyle Rudolph. Longest drive since 2006!
The home crowd is LOUD today!
The Vikings defense stood tall on the 49ers first drive, forcing a punt.
49ers score first in the 2nd quarter making a 29 yard FG – Vikings 7 – 49ers 3
Viking Safety Mistral Raymond out for the rest of the game with an ankle injury.
Ponder runs for a TD!!!
Two minute warning, with the 49ers driving with the ball at the Vikings 35.
Vikings take a timeout. Playing aggressive going into halftime, something were not used to seeing!
Vikings BLOCK 49erss FG!!! Letroy Guion makes the block!
Blair Walsh for a 52 yard FG! Vikings lead 17-3 going into halftime.
Enjoy your halftime snacks, I’ll be back soon! SKOL VIKINGS!
After a nearly taking the second half kick off to the house, the Vikings hold the 49ers to just a 19 yard FG. Vikings still lead 17-6
Niners drive 86 yards in 9 plays to score a 1 yard TD pass to Vernon Davis. Chris Cook blew the coverage and left #85 WIDE OPEN!! C’mon man! Vikings still lead 17-13
The official attendance of today’s game is 57,288
AP is running like a beast on this drive!
That is the end of the 3rd quarter and the Vikes are driving!
Could this be the biggest upset so far of this young season?
Kyle Rudolph scores after an 86 yard drive! AP was wide open on that play, but Ponder took the more difficult of the two options. Vikings lead 24-13
49ers FUMBLE but refs don’t agree!!!! Vikings challenge call of no fumble. Vikes will win this call and have the ball.
As predicted Vikings win the challenge and get the ball at the 50 yard line.
Vikings go three and out and have to punt back to the niners. Crowd was angry and wanted a pass interference call against San Fran.
The fans at the dome can taste a victory, this place is starting to rock!!
Vikings defense says “not in our house!” Force a 49ers punt.
This Vikings fan has a big smile on his face and is trying to contain himself in the press box. SKOL
Vikings are forced to punt. 49ers get a face mask penalty and start at their own 17.
The Vikings D is playing lights out right now! Force the niners to punt with just over 6 minutes left in the game. Vikes ball on their 30.
Tick, tock, tick, tock….
Big first down from Percy Harvin! 49ers take first timeout.
Vikings fumble. 49er’s ball. Coach Frazier is NOT happy with that call, neither are the fans!
Vikings intercept the 49ers!!! Vikings ball! Josh Robinson with the INT!!
Jim Harbaugh is being a baby by delaying the end of this game. What a sore loser.
Jared Allen gets his first sack of the year and forces a fumble, Vikings recover and go on to WIN the game 24-13!!!
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