Minnesota vs. Kansas City: Report Card Grades for Each Vikings Unit

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Minnesota vs. Kansas City: Report Card Grades for Each Vikings Unit
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In the NFL, it's often said that if you have two quarterbacks, you don't have any. The Minnesota Vikings may be the exception to that rule, as both Matt Cassel and rookie Teddy Bridgewater continue to excel for Minnesota.

Mike Zimmer ran his head coaching record to 3-0 Saturday night as the Vikings whipped the Kansas City Chiefs 30-12 at Arrowhead Stadium. The Vikings used five sacks and three interceptions from their defense to overwhelm the Chiefs and continue their nice little run in the preseason.

Obviously, the records go out the window by this time next week, but it can't be understated that the Vikings are learning how to win football games under Zimmer and his coaching staff.

Adrian Peterson didn't play once again, but the running game finally got on track for Minnesota, with a bevy of backs combining for 148 yards on the ground to go with the quarterbacks' 175 yards through the air.

Things weren't quite as easy for the Vikings as the final score might indicate, but timely turnovers and a couple of big plays turned the tide in their favor, and they broke the game open in the second half.

The Vikings starters will more than likely sit out the preseason finale next Thursday night when team travels to Tennessee to take on the Titans. Jobs will be on the line for the bubble players, however, and it would be nice to finish off an unbeaten preseason.

Winning is always better than losing, even if the ledger goes back to 0-0 after next week.

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