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@ Buf
L 23-27
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vs. Atl
W 28-12
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@ GB
L 16-21
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vs. Oak
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Cousins, Vikes lament mistakes, opportunities lost vs. Pack

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) Near the end of an already flawed performance, Kirk Cousins and the Minnesota Vikings were in prime position to pull ahead of the Green Bay Packers and make all the cringe-worthy plays that came before moot.

Then Cousins made the mistake of all mistakes, a rookie-like decision to throw off balance toward Stefon Diggs in a crowd after rolling out on first-and-goal and facing pressure by the Packers. Kevin King made the leaping interception in the corner of the end zone, and the Vikings wound up with a most agonizing defeat after a game that was well within their grasp to win.

"It was just a gut-wrenching loss," Cousins said. "Proud of the way my teammates kept fighting, but very disappointed in my performance."

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NFC North Division
TeamWLTPct
Green Bay 2001.000
Detroit 101.750
Minnesota 110.500
Chicago 110.500
Full Standings
Leaders
Pass Yds: K. Cousins328
Pass TDs: K. Cousins2
Rush Yds: D. Cook265
Rush TDs: D. Cook3
Rec Yds: A. Thielen118
Rec TDs: S. Diggs1
Int: A. Harris2
Sacks: D. Hunter2.0
Offense (Rank)
Yards: 690 (19)
Passing Yards: 328 (30)
Rushing Yards: 370 (3)
Points per game: 22.0 (12)
Yards per game: 345.0 (20)
Touchdowns: 6 (10)
Field Goals: 1 (28)
Defense (Rank)
Yards: 680 (16)
Passing Yards: 513 (17)
Rushing Yards: 217 (15)
Points per game: 16.5 (7)
Yards per game: 340.0 (15)
Touchdowns: 5 (18)
Field Goals: 0 (3)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
9/16 M. Fields pract. squad add
9/14 D. Downs active/prac. squad
9/14 M. Fields cut
9/12 N. Meadors active/prac. squad
9/12 A. Hollins pract. squad add
9/12 J. Doctson on IR hamstring
9/11 B. Dillon pract. squad add
9/10 B. Jones signed
9/10 B. Dillon cut
9/10 C. McLaughlin pract. squad del
Injuries
Date Player Status
9/15 M. Alexander elbow (Out)
9/15 P. Elflein knee (Questionable)
9/15 B. Gedeon groin (Questionable)
9/15 M. Hughes knee (Doubtful)
9/12 J. Doctson hamstring (IR)
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American League
Baltimore 2 F
Detroit 5
Chicago 2 2nd
Minnesota 0
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Oakland  
National League
San Diego 0 2nd
Milwaukee 0
Washington 0 1st
St. Louis 2
Cincinnati   8:05pm
Chicago  
New York   8:40pm
Colorado  
Miami   9:40pm
Arizona  
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Cleveland   8:15pm
New York  
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Florida 3 F
Nashville 6
Boston 1 13:58 2nd
New Jersey 0
Chicago 2 12:54 2nd
Washington 2
New Jersey 1 18:50 2nd
Montreal 2
New York 1 13:30 2nd
Philadelphia 1
Pittsburgh 1 13:27 2nd
Buffalo 2
Florida   8:00pm
Nashville  
St. Louis   8:30pm
Dallas  
Vancouver   9:00pm
Calgary  
Winnipeg   9:00pm
Edmonton  
Calgary   10:00pm
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MONSTER ENERGY NASCAR CUP SERIES AT LAS VEGAS
Pos # Name Start Pos
1 19 Martin Truex Jr 24
2 4 Kevin Harvick 3
3 2 Brad Keselowski 18
4 9 Chase Elliott 8
5 12 Ryan Blaney 23
6 88 Alex Bowman 19
7 24 William Byron 14
8 42 Kyle Larson 15
9 22 Joey Logano 22
NASCAR XFINITY SERIES AT LAS VEGAS
Pos # Name Start Pos
1 2 Tyler Reddick 4
2 20 Christopher Bell 2
3 19 Brandon Jones 6
4 00 Cole Custer 1
5 7 Justin Allgaier 3
6 9 Noah Gragson 36
7 08 Gray Gaulding 16
8 23 John Hunter Nemechek 13
9 18 Riley Herbst 15
NASCAR GANDER OUTDOORS TRUCK SERIES AT LAS VEGAS
Pos # Name Start Pos
1 16 Austin Hill 7
2 45 Ross Chastain 2
3 51 Christian Eckes 1
4 2 Sheldon Creed 6
5 4 Todd Gilliland 3
6 30 Brennan Poole 18
7 24 Brett Moffitt 4
8 99 Ben Rhodes 13
9 18 Harrison Burton 9