Vikings Shut Out Raiders in Historic 3-0 Win: Raiders Fall to 5-8, Vikings Improve to 7-6

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Raiders-Vikings Recap: Minnesota Wins 3-0

Raiders-Vikings Recap: Minnesota Wins 3-0

We just witnessed the worst display of offensive football in the modern era, as the Las Vegas Raiders lost 0-3 to the Minnesota Vikings. Let’s take a look at the key aspects of the game:

  • Records: The Las Vegas Raiders are 5-8. The Minnesota Vikings are 7-6.
  • What it means: This was historic, folks. We were a Minnesota field goal with 1:57 remaining from being the first game to go to overtime at 0-0 in the modern era. This was the first Raiders game ever to be scoreless after three quarters. The Raiders’ playoff chances are all but over. Las Vegas is now 4-17 coming off their bye week in the past 21 seasons. Las Vegas is now 2-3 under interim head coach Antonio Peirce and have lost three games in a row.
  • Turning point: The Vikings got some offensive life when Nick Mullens, remember him, replaced a horrendous Josh Dobbs. It was good enough for the 3-0 win against a game Las Vegas defense, but an awful Raiders’ offense led by rookie quarterback Aidan O’Connell who had a rough game. Mullens hadn’t played this season before this game. The Raiders traded him to the Vikings last year.
  • Injury report: Star pass-rusher Maxx Crosby went down with a leg injury in the second quarter. He returned after one missing one play. He has been dealing with a lingering knee issue. Linebacker Kana’i Mauga was shaken with a knee injury on a punt play in the second quarter. Defensive tackle Adam Butler suffered a foot injury. In the third quarter, center Andre James left the game with an ankle injury. Nate Hobbs was taken off the field in the fourth quarter. Tailback Josh Jacobs was getting his knee looked at in the fourth quarter, That’s a long list of banged up players going into a short week.
  • Historic Game

    This game was historic for a number of reasons, including the first scoreless Raiders game after three quarters and the near-0-0 overtime situation.

    Offensive Struggles

    The Raiders’ offensive struggles were evident throughout the game, with rookie quarterback Aidan O’Connell having a rough game and the team’s playoff chances now in jeopardy.

    Injury Concerns

    The Raiders faced a multitude of injuries during the game, with several key players going down with various injuries, raising concerns for the team’s depth and ability to perform in upcoming games.

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