Highlights from Monday Night Football: Vikings defeat 49ers in thrilling game

The San Francisco 49ers (5-2) and Minnesota Vikings (3-4) squared up at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis to conclude week seven of the NFL season.

The Cleveland Browns handed the 49ers their first loss of the year last week, and after Brock Purdy threw two interceptions in the second half on Monday, the 49ers have now lost two straight.

Kirk Cousins and the Vikings’ offense were outstanding, and he became the second quarterback in the past three seasons to throw for at least 300 passing yards and two touchdowns against the 49ers (Patrick Mahomes was the other). Cousins passed for 378 yards and two touchdowns on 35 of his 45 attempts.

Highlights from Monday Night Football: Vikings defeat 49ers in thrilling game

These are the best times!

San Francisco 49ers 17, Minnesota Vikings 22, was the final score.

It was taken!

In the Niners’ opening defensive play, Charvarius Ward made a strong interception by snatching the ball from Jordan Addison with his enhanced strength.

Trading volume

The Vikings quickly recovered the ball after forcing a fumble, employing some outstanding gang tackling to knock the ball out of Christian McCaffrey’s hands.

locate the boat.

In Justin Jefferson’s absence, Jordan Addison has performed admirably, and the rookie wide receiver finished a 10-play, 89-yard drive by scoring for the sixth time this season.

16 in a row.

There was some doubt over Christian McCaffrey’s participation in this game at the beginning of the week. But Mr. Dependable feigned to go for a walk outside. By the conclusion of the second quarter, he made it into the end zone to pull San Francisco within three. He had scored on a run for the 16th straight game.

Locate the boat (Part Two)

The sequel, which you may have seen, is available. Jordan Addison earned his comeback in the last seconds of the first half after Ward had robbed him of a ball earlier in the period. The unexpected catch-and-run gave Minnesota a 16-7 lead at the half.

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Is that bird?

No, just the same old Fred Warner making plays. To foil this Quarterback sneak attempt, the All-Pro linebacker displayed remarkable jumping skills. Midway through the third quarter, Minnesota made a field goal to establish a 19-7 lead.

the CMS’s residence!

McCaffrey also has one more! This time, he caused damage through the air, forcing the Vikings into a full-fledged blitz, and missing a guy on route to a 35-yard touchdown.

People in blue eat!

The Vikings’ defense had been waiting all night for a huge play, and it arrived just as Purdy made his first error of the game by intercepting Ryan Bynum.

Edison once more

Jordan Edison added numbers to it, but he is not Justin Jefferson. He made his eighth reception to set up Greg Joseph’s 50-yard field goal. 124 yards were gained on Nifty Grabb’s eighth reception, but Joseph was unable to convert on the extra point.

That is finished!

After taking over at the San Francisco 40-yard line, Purdy made a few smart plays, but with 34 seconds left, Bynum made an outstanding save on yet another crucial pick.

pregame

Be ecstatic!

Fred Warner is our candidate for best pregame motivational speech.

A holiday still exists.

T.J. Hockenson and George Kittle began their pregame discussion on tight ends one day after National Tight Ends Day.

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