Bradford-less Vikings Fall to Steelers in Pittsburgh
The Minnesota Vikings (1-1) lost to the Pittsburgh Steelers (2-0) 26-9 this afternoon in Pittsburgh. Sam Bradford was unable to start today's game due to a knee injury suffered in last week's opener.
Vikings backup quarterback Case Keenum was just 18 of 35 for 159 yards and no touchdowns. Running back Delvin Cook carried the ball 12 times for the Vikes, gaining 64 yards. Minnesota kicker Kai Forbath missed his sixth extra-point since joining the team last season.
It didn't help things that it was a penalty-fest for the Minnesota boys, getting flagged 10 times for 72 yards.
Did you DVR the game to watch later? Don't bother. :( Ugg!
Next Sunday the Vikings Return home to face the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Noon at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis (TV: FOX, Radio: AM 1240 WJON).