The Minnesota Vikings (10-3) face the Cincinnati Bengals (5-8) this afternoon at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, with the NFC North title just one win away. The kickoff is set for Noon on CBS.The Vikings return home today for the first time since November 19th -- having played five of their last six games on the road.

If the Vikings win all of their final three regular season games they would be guaranteed at leas the #2 seed in the NFC, securing a first round playoff bye -- with the possibility of earning the #1 spot, guaranteeing home field advantage through the playoffs as well.

The Vikings remain on top of the NFC North. The Lions beat the Bears 20-10 yesterday, and the Packers are at Carolina this afternoon.

NFC North Standings

  1. Minnesota Vikings (10-3)
  2. Detroit Lions (8-6)
  3. Green Bay Packers (7-6)
  4. Chicago Bears (4-10)

 

The Vikings are 10 point favorites.

The game is set to kickoff at 12:00 PM CT. (TV: CBS, RADIO: 1240 AM WJON.)

Skol Vikings!

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