Sunday shaped up just like the last two weeks for the Minnesota Vikings.
There was enough of a difference for Minnesota in London on Sunday though. The Vikings made a play at the end of a game and beat the Pittsburgh Steelers 34-27. The Vikings finish the first quarter of their season and head into next week's bye with positive feelings and a 1-3 record.
Here are five things to take away from Minnesota's win in the United Kingdom:
1. The 'D' made the play
Yes, it was looking eerily similar to the last two weeks for the Vikings. But the end, at least the very end, was different. Pittsburgh drove down the field in the final two minutes, just as the Chicago Bears and Cleveland Browns had done in the past two weeks. The offense had done enough to take control. The defense let up in a two-minute drive situation.
However, Sunday, with the Steelers facing a third-and-goal from the 6-yard line, Minnesota's defense made the play it wished it had the past two weeks. Everson Griffen press...