The Minnesota Vikings defeated the Broncos 42-28 in their first preseason game Saturday night in Denver.

Kirk Cousins engineered a 75-yard touchdown drive in his only series. Cousins capped the drive with a 1-yard touchdown pass to Stefon Diggs. Cousins was 4-4 passing for 42 yards.

Stefon Diggs had 3 catches for 35 yards and Latavius Murray ran 4 times for 43 yards. Starting running back Dalvin Cook did not play for precautionary reasons. Trevor Siemien threw for 165 yards with 2 touchdowns and 1 interception.

The Vikings play their second preseason game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at U.S. Bank Stadium this Saturday (8/18) at Noon. (TV: KMSP FOX-9, RADIO: KXSS 1390 Granite City Sports.)

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