The Minnesota Vikings had another chance to win their first game of the season against the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday at U.S. Bank Stadium, but they failed.
Kirk Cousins' late goal-to-go ball was intercepted, sending the Vikings to a 28-24 loss in Week 3.
T.J. Hockenson lost a fumble after trying to convert a third-down play, continuing the Vikings' season-long trend of losing fumbles.
To take an early 7-0 lead, the Chargers marched 80 yards down the field and scored on a 3-yard Justin Herbert to Donald Parham pass.
Kirk Cousins' 4-yard touchdown pass to Josh Oliver, his first Vikings score, put the Vikings on the board midway through the second quarter.
The excellent extra point knotted the score at 7-7.The Vikings recovered their first fumble of the season when Jordan Hicks stole the ball from Jordan Palmer in Los Angeles territory
on the Chargers' next drive.Greg Joseph's 23-yard field goal gave the Vikings their first lead at 10-7 before the two-minute warning.
Shortly after, Herbert and Parham connected again from a yard out to give the Chargers the lead 14-10.
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