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AP Sports Summary Brief at 1:24 p.m. EST | University

Cousins, Vikings recover from a blowout and beat Patriots 33-26

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Kirk Cousins ​​threw for 299 yards and three touchdowns, the last a green goal for Adam Thielen in the fourth quarter to push the Minnesota Vikings 33-26 past the New England Patriots. Justin Jefferson had 139 yards and one of Cousins’ touchdown passes in a clutch performance the Vikings needed against an impressive defense to recover from a blowout loss to Dallas. The Vikings are 9-2. The Patriots are 6-5. Rookie Vikings coach Kevin O’Connell beat Bill Belichick, who drafted him to the Patriots in 2008.

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