Keenum completed 21 of 29 passes for 304 yards. Keenum started out by tacking up a fourth touchdown pass (to Jarius Wright), but followed that up with two picks on consecutive passes that brought Washington back into the game.
Keenum had plenty of help from an offensive line that continues to exceed expectations after last season's troubling performance. But the Vikings defense kicked it into high gear and started affecting play.
BRIEFLY - Keenum threw two interceptions to Washington safety D.J. Swearinger, who was his teammate with the Houston Texans from 2013-14. Diggs only added one catch for 16 yards in the second half, but still posted a good line and showed that he was healthy moving forward. The Vikings' opponent capitalized with a field goal, but they were still in control at 35-20. "We were running the ball and passing the ball and protecting well". That celebration came a month after tight end Kyle Rudolph scored at Chicago the Vikings played "Duck, Duck, Gray Duck". Hopefully he can keep that focus, intensity and aim the rest of the season.
"While we were 2-for-4 in the red zone, we very possibly could have been 4-for-4", Cousins said.
Know the rules. NFL players can now celebrate to the heart's content (sigh), but they can only use the football as a prop. Diggs used the goalpost as a prop on his tou1st-half touchdown reception.
"I just felt it was a unique game in a sense that we moved the ball as we wanted to up and down the field", Cousins told 106.7 The Fan's Grant Paulsen and Danny Rouhier during his weekly segment Monday - 'Under Center, ' driven by the Lindsay Automotive Group. He was flagged for unsportsmanlike conduct, costing Minnesota 15 yards.
Stefon Diggs caught 4-of-5 targets for 78 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's Week 10 win over Washington.
Look at this from the perspective of the Vikings' decision-makers: They owe it to this team to play their best quarterback, and they owe it to the franchise to be able to make an informed decision on the position for next year and beyond.
Washington could gain a ton of respect should they get a win here. The coaching staff will definitely be talking about them this week at Winter Park.