Kirk Cousins and the Minnesota Vikings (7-6-1) will be fighting for their playoff lives today against the Detroit Lions (5-9) at Ford Field in the Motor City.

With Washington's loss yesterday at Tennessee, the Vikings can clinch a wildcard playoff spot today with a win over the Lions, and a Philadelphia loss to Houston.


NFC North Standings

  1. Chicago Bears (10-4) *clinched division
  2. Minnesota Vikings (7-6-1)
  3. Green Bay Packers (5-8-1)
  4. Detroit Lions (5-9)

When the two teams met back in Week 9 in Minneapolis, the Vikings sacked Detroit QB Matthew Stafford a team record tying ten times. The Vikes sacked Miam's QB Ryan Tannehill nine times last week.

Minnesota linebacker Eric Kendricks is out for today's game with a hamstring injury.

The Vikes are 6 point favorites today.

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

Skol Vikings!

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