- The Minnesota Vikings' five-game winning streak comes to an end with a surprising loss to the Denver Broncos.
- Despite the loss, the Vikings are still in a good position to secure a wild card spot in the postseason.
- Joshua Dobbs led the Vikings in the absence of Kirk Cousins and Justin Jefferson, and the defense continues to play well.
Vikings slip in NFL power rankings after Sunday night loss to Broncos. The team’s five-game winning streak is over, but they remain in contention for a wild card spot. Justin Jefferson’s potential return and strong defense keep Vikings in playoff race. Despite setback, defense impresses but turnovers hurt in one-point loss. Quarterback Josh Dobbs continues to show potential. Vikings’ ranking varies but overall, they are still a competitive team. Analysts expect Kirk Cousins’ return next season following season-ending injury. Vikings seek improvement in ball security for playoff push.