Sports Sunday September 9th: Vikings open season with a victory
SPORTS SUNDAY - A new season, fresh faces, and an opening day win.
The Minnesota Vikings started their campaign exactly as they wanted to, with a 24-16 victory over the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday.
The defense put Jimmy Garoppolo under fire on a number of occasions. Both Danielle Hunter and Harrison Smith would register sacks on the 49ers quarterback.
Wide receiver Adam Thielen rushed for 102 yards on the day.
QB Kirk Cousins went 20/36, with 244 passing yards and two touchdowns.
The next game for the Vikings is a big one. They'll face their rivals the Green Bay Packers this Sunday.