Originally posted on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 10/14/12
The Minnesota Vikings won't be leaving Washington with the good feelings they've felt that past two years after wins over the Redskins. A highly erratic performance Sunday snapped Minnesota's three-game winning streak in a 38-26 loss to the Redskins. The Vikings had the chance to take decisive control early following a dominating first quarter, but failed to capitalize and paid for it later after a late comeback fell short. Minnesota falls to 4-2 and will slip behind idle Chicago (4-1) in the NFC North standings after letdowns offensive and defensively in critical moments of Sunday's game. Here are five things we learned from Minnesota's streak-snapping loss on Sunday: 1. The Vikings' offense continues to struggle in the red zone. Minnesota had the chance to put Washington (3-3) in a large early hole after a dominating opening to the game. The Vikings' offense drove into the red zone on its first three possessions while the defense was limiting quarterback Robert Griffin III. B...
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