NFL Game Recap: Las Vegas Raiders vs Minnesota Vikings

11 December, 2023

In a low-scoring battle that saw defense dominate most of the game, the Minnesota Vikings edged out the Las Vegas Raiders in a tight contest which ended 3-0 in favor of the Vikings.

Game Details

Date and Time: December 10, 2023, 4:05 PM Eastern Standard Time

Location: Allegiant Stadium, Las Vegas

Final Score

Las Vegas Raiders: 0

Minnesota Vikings: 3

Quarterly Breakdown

Las Vegas Raiders

Quarter 1: 0, Quarter 2: 0, Quarter 3: 0, Quarter 4: 0

Total: 0

Minnesota Vikings

Quarter 1: 0, Quarter 2: 0, Quarter 3: 0, Quarter 4: 3

Total: 3

Game Highlights

Details of touchdowns, field goals, and other significant plays, such as:

  1. 1:57 of Fourth Quarter: Greg Joseph 36 Yd Field Goal – Minnesota Vikings, Score: 0 – 3

Team Performance

Las Vegas Raiders

The Raiders had a tough day on offense, managing only 202 total yards. They had 8 first downs and 3 turnovers, including 2 lost fumbles and one interception. Their defense was respectable with 5 sacks, but it was not enough to overcome their offensive challenges.

Minnesota Vikings

The Vikings struggled on offense too, but managed to pull off a modest 231 total yards. They had 16 first downs and surprisingly 0 turnovers. The winning field goal came from their kicker, Greg Joseph.

Injury Report

Both teams had significant injuries with key players sidelined. For the Raiders, Kolton Miller was out due to a shoulder injury and Maxx Crosby’s knee injury had him listed as questionable. The Vikings were also impacted by injuries to key personnel with Marcus Davenport and Kirk Cousins out on injured reserve.

Division Standings

The loss leaves the Raiders at 4th place in the AFC West Division, trailing the Kansas City Chiefs, Denver Broncos, and Los Angeles Chargers. The Vikings, however, move to 2nd place in the NFC North Division, chasing the Detroit Lions.

Upcoming Games

Both the Raiders and Vikings will take these lessons into their upcoming matches and will look to improve their offensive play. With the playoffs on the horizon, every game counts in the quest for divisional supremacy.


It was a defensive slugfest that ultimately saw the Minnesota Vikings emerge victorious. The Las Vegas Raiders will hope to bounce back from this loss in their upcoming games. The Vikings on the other hand should gather confidence from this victory and aim to carry this momentum forward.

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