The Broncos received slightly assist from the Vikings to take an early lead on Sunday Night Football.
At the beginning of the sport, the Vikings ran a curious play on their first third down. Needing only a yard to maneuver the chains, tight finish T.J. Hockenson motioned to go underneath heart and pitched the ball on the snap to quarterback Josh Dobbs.
But Dobbs was hit laborious as he tried to get previous the sticks by security Kareem Jackson and fumbled.
Dobbs was checked out within the blue medical tent on the sideline however was apparently cleared, as he was in to start out the Vikings’ subsequent drive.
Minnesota’s protection reacted properly to the sudden change. Though Denver received one first down, edge rusher Danielle Hunter then sacked quarterback Russell Wilson on second down for a 7-yard loss.
Wil Lutz hit his 31-yard discipline aim to provide the Broncos an early 3-0 lead.