Found August 25, 2013 on DraftSeason:
Final: Vikings 14, 49ers 34 The Vikings turned in another forgettable performance  in their preseason game with the 49ers.  Christian Ponder turned the ball over twice, and the entire offense in general found moving the ball extremely difficult.  Last week the offense was hindered by fumbles and miscues, but this week it was penalties that hurt them the most and killed drives. Matt Kalil had 30 yards in unnecessary roughness penalties and was pulled at one point in the game.  The Vikings couldn’t get anything going until the 49ers started putting their reserves in, and even the third string defense of San Francisco put up a tough battle against the Purple’s first team.  With the starters being rested for the last preseason game on Thursday, it’s hard to have a lot of confidence in the Vikings offense heading into week 1. On the defensive side things started out well, as the Vikings held the 49ers to a field goal deep in their own territory after the Ponder fumble.  They looked good ...
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