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Game 14: Highlights, Lowlights and Notes

The Vikings played much better run defense, but a thin secondary yielded big yardage again, which could cost someone a job this week. Offensively, the line struggled to protect Daunte Culpepper with back spasms for another player, leading to him being pulled. The Vikings continued streaks, ended streaks and played through sickness, all on their way to an unlikely 28-27 win.

HOLDING DOWN THE RUN Running back Kevin Jones notched the first 100-yard game of his career against the Vikings almost a month ago. It started a hot streak for the rookie. In his last two games, he has rushed for 196 yards against Arizona and 156 against Green Bay. Jones needed 141 rushing yards to reach 1,000 yards for the season and, with 150 rushing yards, Jones would have become the first...

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