November 28, 2023

Sunday Night Football: Vikings lead Broncos 10-9 at halftime

Minnesota began Sunday night time’s sport with a turnover, however the membership got here again to take a 10-9 lead over Denver into halftime.

Quarterback Josh Dobbs threw a 3-yard landing to tight finish Josh Oliver and Greg Joesph hit a 34-yard discipline aim for Minnesota’s 10 factors. Wil Lutz hit two 31-yard discipline objectives after which a 52 yarder as time expired within the second quarter.

The Broncos had been in a position to open the scoring as a result of Dobbs fumbled on Minnesota’s opening drive. On third-and-1, tight finish T.J. Hockenson lined up beneath heart and pitched it to Dobbs who took the carry to his left. But the QB was hit exhausting and misplaced the soccer, permitting Denver to take an early lead.

The Vikings have made a concerted effort to run the ball, with Alexander Mattison taking 10 carries for 50 yards. Ty Chandler has 30 yards on six carries.

But Dobbs is 11-of-13 for 126 yards with a landing.

The Vikings have had a few snap issues with Dobbs and heart Garrett Bradbury, with Dobbs fumbling two of them. But the quarterback was in a position to recuperate each to stop a turnover.

The Broncos didn’t get a lot going all through the half, however did put collectively two scoring drives within the second quarter. The membership is 0-of-5 on third down, has 5 first downs, and has simply 16 speeding yards. Russell Wilson is 13-of-17 for 132 yards. Courtland Sutton leads with two catches for 38 yards.

Denver will obtain the second-half kickoff.