This Week’s Vikings Game
Minnesota Vikings Game, News, Analysis, Schedule: Week 3
The Minnesota Vikings head home this week licking their wounds after a 24-7 shellacking on Monday Night at the hands of the Philadelphia Eagles. Like the rest of the NFC North division, the Vikings stand at 1-1 heading into Week 3.
This week’s Vikings game features another divisional opponent, the Detroit Lions. Historically, this matchup and this week have been favorable for the Vikings. Since 1970’s AFL/NFL merger, the Vikings are 31-18 in Week 3 games. Additionally, they are 79-40-2 against the Detroit Lion in 121 meetings. Most recently, the Vikings lost to the Lions on December 5th, 2021, by a score of 29-27.
Minnesota Vikings News and Analysis
- Stephen A. Smith is not the biggest fan of Kirk Cousins right now.
- If you’re looking to put some money on the Vikings game, here’s your betting odds tracker.
- The staff predictions for Lions vs. Vikings
- Jeff Diamond discusses the Vikings crash back to Earth in the wake of Monday night’s loss.
- PFF has new grades for each Vikings player after Week 2.
- The Load the Box crew says it’s time to move on.
- The Vikings defense needs to get better against the run, and fast.
- News flash: the Vikings are not Super Bowl contenders right now.
- Perhaps things weren’t as bad as we thought on Monday.
- The official Vikings Game Center
- Miami Dolphins (2-0)
- Buffalo Bills (2-0)
- New York Jets (1-1)
- New England Patriots (1-1)
- Pittsburgh Steelers (1-1)
- Baltimore Ravens (1-1)
- Cleveland Browns (1-1)
- Cincinnati Bengals (0-2)
- Jacksonville Jaguars (1-1)
- Houston Texans (0-1-1)
- Indianapolis Colts (0-1-1)
- Tennessee Titans (0-2)
- Kansas City Chiefs (2-0)
- Los Angeles Chargers (1-1)
- Denver Broncos (1-1)
- Las Vegas Raiders (0-2)
- New York Giants (2-0)
- Philadelphia Eagles (2-0)
- Washington Commanders (1-1)
- Dallas Cowboys (1-1)
- Minnesota Vikings (1-1)
- Green Bay Packers (1-1)
- Detroit Lions (1-1)
- Chicago Bears (1-1)
- Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2-0)
- New Orleans Saints (1-1)
- Carolina Panthers (0-2)
- Atlanta Falcons (0-2)
- San Francisco 49ers (1-1)
- Los Angeles Rams (1-1)
- Arizona Cardinals (1-1)
- Seattle Seahawks (1-1)
Week 3 NFL Schedule
Listed below are all 16 games that will take place around the league during Week 3 of the NFL regular season.
Thursday, September 22nd
- (1-1) Cleveland Browns @ Pittsburgh Steelers (1-1), 7:15 PM CST, Amazon Prime
Sunday, September 25th
- (1-1) New Orleans Saints @ Carolina Panthers (0-2), 12 PM CST, FOX
- (0-1-1) Houston Texans @ Chicago Bears (1-1), 12 PM CST, CBS
- (2-0) Kansas City Chiefs @ Indianapolis Colts (0-1-1), 12 PM CST, CBS
- (2-0) Buffalo Bills @ Miami Dolphins (2-0), 12 PM CST, CBS
- (1-1) Detroit Lions @ Minnesota Vikings (1-1), 12 PM CST, FOX
- (1-1) Baltimore Ravens @ New England Patriots (1-1), 12 PM CST, FOX
- (0-2) Cincinnati Bengals @ New York Jets (1-1), 12 PM CST, CBS
- (0-2) Las Vegas Raiders @ Tennessee Titans (0-2), 12 PM CST, FOX
- (2-0) Philadelphia Eagles @ Washington Commanders (1-1), 12 PM CST, FOX
- (1-1) Jacksonville Jaguars @ Los Angeles Chargers (1-1), 3:05 PM CST, CBS
- (1-1) Los Angeles Rams @ Arizona Cardinals (1-1), 3:25 PM CST, FOX
- (0-2) Atlanta Falcons @ Seattle Seahawks (1-1), 3:25 PM CST, FOX
- (1-1) Green Bay Packers @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2-0), 3:25 PM CST, FOX
- (1-1) San Francisco 49ers @ Denver Broncos (1-1), 7:20 PM CST, NBC
Monday, September 26th
- (1-1) Dallas Cowboys @ New York Giants (2-0), 7:15 PM CST, ESPN, ABC
Josh Frey is a Class of 2020 graduate of The College of Idaho with a bachelor’s degree in Creative Writing as well as minors in History, Human Biology, and Journalism. When he’s not writing about the NFL, Josh can often be found training for a marathon, playing video games, or rooting for the Milwaukee Brewers and Bucks. For more of his takes, NFL and otherwise, check out his Twitter account: @Freyed_Chicken