Redskins, RGIII Beat Vikings 38-26
The Vikings lost 38-26 at Washington to the Redskins Sunday afternoon. Robert Griffin III secured the win by reeling off a 76-yard touchdown run with 2:43 left. The Vikings took a 9-0 lead but trailed 17-9 at halftime. Washington went out to a 30-12 lead before Minnesota mounted a comeback. The Vikings got as close as 30-26 before Griffin scored on the long touchdown run.
Christian Ponder was 35-52 passing for 352 yards and 2 touchdowns with 2 interceptions. One of his picks was returned by former Vikings Madieu Williams for a touchdown. Percy Harvin led the Vikings with 11 catches for 133 yards and Adrian Peterson had 79 yards rushing on 17 carries and 7 catches for 50 yards. Kyle Rudolph and Michael Jenkins each had touchdown receptions for the Vikings.
Minnesota outgained the Redskins 421 yards to 361 but the Vikings committed 3 turnovers compared to 1 for Washington.
The Vikings are 4-2 and will host Arizona at noon Sunday, pregame on WJON at 11am. Hear more on the Vikings on the Leslie Frazier Press Conference at 12:35 on AM 1390-the Fan.