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8-2, 1st in NFC North

Courtney Cronin ESPN Staff Writer 

Former Vikings wide receiver Randy Moss and guard Steve Hutchinson were named semifinalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Running back Roger Craig, who played for the Vikings from 1992-93, was also named a semifinalist. The best years of his career, however, came in San Francisco during the 1980s.

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Vikings tightening grip on NFC North

Despite Detroit winning Sunday, Minnesota's odds to win the division climbed eight percentage points, by FPI's measure. The Vikings now have the fifth-best chance in the NFL to win Super Bowl LII.

Lions host Vikings in Thanksgiving showdown (0:45)
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Power Rankings: Vikings move up in Week 12

The Vikings' season has been a triumph so far thanks to Case Keenum, who has taken just one sack in his past six games and has posted the league's best Total QBR (94) against the blitz this season.

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Thielen feelin' good

Vikings WR Adam Thielen became just the second NFL player during the last two seasons to accumulate 380 or more receiving yards over a three-game span with at least a touchdown reception in each game (T.Y. Hilton did it for the Colts last season). The only other Vikings players to have at least 380 receiving yards over three games with a touchdown in each are Randy Moss and Cris Carter. (Elias Sports Bureau)

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Vote: The best and worst of Week 11 in the NFL

There was the good, including Tom Brady, Antonio Brown and the Eagles, as well as some very poor performances with the Bills, Raiders, Cowboys and Chiefs all laying an egg before the Thanksgiving holiday,

Can the Vikings derail the Eagles' path to the Super Bowl? (2:12)
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NFL Playoff Picture: Where Vikings stand after Week 11

The Vikings won't have much time to celebrate Sunday's victory over the Rams: They travel to Detroit on Thanksgiving for a game that will have an enormous impact on the NFC North race.

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Even though they already held the No. 1 spot in FPI's rankings, the Eagles improved their FPI rating more than anyone else this week after blowing out the Cowboys. The ratings for the Chargers, Ravens, Vikings and Patriots also were upgraded by more than a point following their respective performances yesterday. Remember, FPI isn't describing what has happened but is rating team strength going forward.

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Case Keenum: If it's not broke, don't fix it

Case Keenum's abilities as a mobile quarterback -- and his six straight wins -- could make it hard for the Vikings to switch to Teddy Bridgewater.

Thielen fortunate to have great group around him (1:12)
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Grading the quarterback play for all 32 NFL teams

Case Keenum has been a capable fill-in for the Vikings, while the Bills seem lost in no man's land between Tyrod Taylor and Nathan Peterman. NFL Nation reporters assess quarterback situations for every team.

Is Keenum embracing the drama? (1:39)
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Keenum keeps shredding the blitz

The Rams blitzed a season-high 20 times on Sunday, but Case Keenum made them pay, going 15-of-20 for 191 yards and a score. It was just more of the same from Keenum, who has toasted opponents' blitzes at home all season.

Vikings make statement with win over Rams (0:57)

Courtney Cronin ESPN Staff Writer 

Performances like the one the Vikings turned in on Sunday validate the belief that this team is for real and could be playing on its home turf come Super Bowl Sunday.

Courtney Cronin ESPN Staff Writer 

Mike Zimmer on how Case Keenum's play affects his plans for Teddy Bridgewater: It's going to be hard to yank him out of there right now. He's playing good. I still have really high hopes, you know a lot of things happen throughout the course of this season, so we'll just see how it goes.

Team Stats

Passing Yards249.211th
Rushing Yards123.38th
Points For24.111th
Points Against17.24th