Vikings vs. Bengals: Takeaways from Cincinnati's 42-14 Win over Minnesota

« Prev
1 of 10
Next »
Use your ← → (arrow) keys to browse the slideshow
Vikings vs. Bengals: Takeaways from Cincinnati's 42-14 Win over Minnesota
Marc Lebryk-USA TODAY Sports

The Cincinnati Bengals did much to help their playoff hopes in Week 16 with a 42-14 victory over the Minnesota Vikings.

The game was ugly from the start, which was somewhat unexpected considering the Bengals were a week removed from laying a massive egg on Sunday Night Football against the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Alas, the Cincinnati defense stood strong and held Adrian Peterson to 45 rushing yards, while quarterback Andy Dalton continued his hot streak with 366 yards and four touchdowns.

Cincinnati has one game to go, and it's a highlight in the form of a matchup with Baltimore. In order to upend an AFC North opponent in the Ravens, a team that already defeated them once, the Bengals can examine a few key takeaways from their win over the Vikings.

Begin Slideshow »
Load More Stories

Follow Cincinnati Bengals from B/R on Facebook

Follow Cincinnati Bengals from B/R on Facebook and get the latest updates straight to your newsfeed!

Cincinnati Bengals

Subscribe Now

We will never share your email address

Thanks for signing up.