NFL Preseason: Minnesota 30 Kansas City 12
Kansas City, MO (WDAY TV) - Tonight marks the third pre-season game for the Minnesota Vikings, the third game usually marks the game the starters play the most getting a real feel for how the regular season will look.
Of course the Vikings will do their dress rehearsal without All-Pro Running Back Adrian Peterson, visiting Kansas City.
Plenty of familiar faces along the Chiefs sidelines, former UND standout Weston Dressler trying to make the KC roster.
First drive for Minnesota, this connection could be a thing of beauty this year, Matt Cassel perfect to pass to Cordarrelle Patterson. 53 yard touchdown. Vikings up 7-0.
The Minnesota defense also looked sharp, Captain Munnerlyn halts the Chiefs drive with an interception. One of three picks by the Vikings defense tonight.
Detroit Lakes native Adam Thielen still making the coaches notice him. The Former Laker on the punt return. Breaks through the first wave and is off to the races, he looks like he's going to score his first pro touchdown, but he's tackled at the 5 yard line.
That led to this, Teddy Bridgewater. He connects with Allen Reisner for their second touchdown connection of the evening. Vikings go up 27-5.
Vikings win it 30-12 to move to 3-0, they close the preseason next week at Tennessee.