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Minnesota Vikings (5-5)

Sun. 11/14 Sun. 11/21 Sun. 11/28 Sun. 12/5 Thu. 12/9
W 27-20
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vs. GB
W 34-31
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@ SF
1:25 PM PT2:25 PM MT3:25 PM CT4:25 PM ET21:25 GMT5:25 2:25 PM MST4:25 PM EST3:25 PM CT1:25 UAE (+1)16:25 ET19:25
@ Det
10:00 AM PT11:00 AM MT12:00 PM CT1:00 PM ET18:00 GMT2:00 11:00 AM MST1:00 PM EST12:00 PM CT22:00 UAE13:00 ET16:00
vs. Pit
5:20 PM PT6:20 PM MT7:20 PM CT8:20 PM ET1:20 GMT9:20 6:20 PM MST8:20 PM EST7:20 PM CT5:20 UAE (+1)20:20 ET23:20

Vikings relieved Everson Griffen crisis ends 'peacefully'

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota Vikings have made mental health support an organizational priority, an investment that only became more important with Everson Griffen's frightening experience three years ago.

The condition of mental illness never truly goes away, as the Vikings were reminded Wednesday. The team was relieved when Griffen emerged from his home without incident hours after he called 911 in a frenzy believing people were trying to kill him.

"We feel with the situation that we got him the necessary help he needs," general manager Rick Spielman said. "He's in the care of medical professionals."

NFC North Division
Green Bay 830.727
Minnesota 550.500
Chicago 470.364
Detroit 0101.045
Full Standings
Pass Yds: K. Cousins2775
Pass TDs: K. Cousins21
Rush Yds: D. Cook734
Rush TDs: D. Cook4
Rec Yds: J. Jefferson944
Rec TDs: A. Thielen8
Int: E. Kendricks2
Sacks: D. Hunter6.0
Offense (Rank)
Yards: 3870 (13)
Passing Yards: 2786 (11)
Rushing Yards: 1192 (17)
Points per game: 25.5 (13)
Yards per game: 387.0 (7)
Touchdowns: 26 (18)
Field Goals: 21 (3)
Defense (Rank)
Yards: 3789 (21)
Passing Yards: 2730 (21)
Rushing Yards: 1270 (25)
Points per game: 24.2 (22)
Yards per game: 378.9 (28)
Touchdowns: 25 (11)
Field Goals: 19 (22)
Date Player Transactions
11/27 M. Dorn active/prac. squad COVID-19 Replacement
11/27 T. Smith active/prac. squad
11/26 E. Griffen reserve/non football injury
11/26 J. Metellus reinstated
11/26 J. Metellus Exempt/Commissioner's Permission List COVID-19
11/25 T. Bower active/prac. squad
11/25 J. Bargas pract. squad add
11/23 D. Tomlinson reserve/non football injury COVID-19
11/23 D. Dozier pract. squad add
11/23 G. Groshek pract. squad del
Date Player Status
11/28 C. Bynum ankle (Questionable)
11/28 W. Davis ankle (Questionable)
11/21 B. Breeland groin (Questionable)
11/21 W. Davis ankle (Out)
11/14 A. Barr knee (Out)
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