The Steelers had an opportunity to tie or win the game at the end of regulation, but in an act of poetic justice, they turned it over to the Vikings one last time to seal their fate.
This was a game of momentum swings from one team to the next for both squads. Both teams had their moments and plays that showed their highs and lows. In the final analysis, it came down to fundamentals and which team did the little things right that made all the difference.
Here are some takeaways from the Steelers' loss to the Vikings.
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