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Turning Point: Early Defensive Domination

Chad Greenway

The Vikings offense hardly sniffed the field in the first quarter, but the team still had an big lead early thanks to two defensive touchdowns.

Under ordinary circumstances, if someone told you the Minnesota Vikings had the ball for just 58 seconds of the first quarter, you would assume that the team would be down 14-0. But in Friday's 37-20 win over the New York Jets at the Meadowlands, the Vikings offensive players were merely spectators as the defense one again came up with huge plays in the passing game, giving the Vikings a 14-...

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