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5-1, 1st in NFC North

Ben Goessling ESPN Staff Writer 

Mike Zimmer attributed more of the Vikings' issues to players pressing too much and making uncharacteristic mental mistakes than anything else. If there was any idea the Vikings were overconfident coming out of their bye week, Zimmer didn't seem to share it. There are few things that irk the coach more than dumb mistakes, and he saw plenty of them in his film review of the Vikings' 21-10 loss to the Eagles.

Ben Goessling ESPN Staff Writer 

Mike Zimmer said Andrew Sendejo is day-to-day with an ankle injury, and Jerick McKinnon should be fine.

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11hJeff Dickerson

Bears' Cutler cleared to face Vikes next week

Bears quarterback Jay Cutler has been cleared to play in Chicago's Monday Night Football matchup against the Minnesota Vikings on Halloween.

ESPN Stats & Information

Sam Bradford, Vikings had an ugly day

The wealth of sacks and turnovers weren't all Bradford's fault, but they led to him posting the lowest QBR by any player in Week 7. It would have been worse if not for opponent adjustments. Week 7's best, worst QBs

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Hold on to the ball!

There were a combined five turnovers on five possessions over an 11-play stretch in the first quarter of Sunday's Vikings-Eagles game. Per the Elias Sports Bureau, it's the first time there were turnovers on five straight possessions in a game since Oct. 18, 2009, in a game between the Steelers and Browns.

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Is it 2000 all over again?

Per ESPN Stats & Info, Sunday's loss to the Eagles marks the first time the Vikings were the NFL's last unbeaten team since 2000, when Randy Moss led them to the NFC Championship Game. The last time the NFL's last unbeaten team in a season won the Super Bowl was the 2006 Colts.

After loss to Eagles, is it fair to criticize Bradford's game? (2:28)
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Vikings were indeed underrated

Minnesota entered the season with plenty of uncertainty, but Mike Sando had the Vikings as his most underrated team. Despite Sunday's loss, they've proven him right this season. Revisiting predictions (Insider)

Vikings finally fall in exciting Week 7 (1:41)
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Vote: Just how good are the Vikings?

The Vikings were the last unbeaten team in the NFL, but were dominated Sunday by the Eagles. Are they a Super Bowl team? A playoff team?

Eagles, Vikings combine for five turnovers on five straight possessions (0:44)
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1dDan Graziano

The clock is ticking on the Vikings

Every time Sam Bradford drops back to pass, it's one one-thousand, two one-thousand -- a ticking clock until he gets hit. And thus, the Vikings' season is a season in jeopardy.

Waddle concerned with Bradford's ability to make it through season (1:08)
Pederson credits execution of game plan in win (0:28)

Ben Goessling ESPN Staff Writer 

According to ESPN Stats and Information, - the Eagles sent a defensive back as a pass rusher on 13 of Sam Bradford's dropbacks, the same number as the Eagles' total from the first five games of the season. On those plays, the Eagles sacked or pressured Bradford on 8 dropbacks.

Eagles hand Vikings first loss of season (1:34)
Eagles' defense proved themselves in win over Vikings (0:48)

Team Stats

Passing Yards224.8Tied-26th
Rushing Yards74.331st
Points For21.518th
Points Against14.0Tied-1st

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