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London Games 2024: Vikings to Face Jets in Week 5



Minnesota rallied with a 3-yard touchdown run by Justin Jefferson for a 25-22 lead (Greg Joseph’s extra point missed wide right) with 4:15 on the clock. The Saints tied the game on a 60-yard field goal by Wil Lutz with 1:51 remaining, but the Vikings quickly responded with a 53-yard drive to set up a 47-yard kick by Joseph with 24 seconds left.

New Orleans completed a 32-yard pass but was unable to advance the ball farther than Minnesota’s 43-yard line. With two seconds remaining Lutz lined up for a 61-yard field goal attempt that double-doinked off the uprights.

Previous International Appearances by Vikings

The Vikings have also played four international exhibition games (three in Europe, one in Asia):

Aug. 6, 1983: Vikings 28, St. Louis Cardinals 10 in London, England

Aug. 14, 1988: Vikings 28, Bears 21 in Goteburg, Sweden

Aug. 7, 1993: Vikings 20, Bills 6 in Berlin, Germany

Aug. 7, 1994: Vikings 17, Chiefs 9 in Tokyo, Japan

The Vikings have played three international regular-season games:

Sept. 29, 2013: Vikings 34, Steelers 27 in London, England

Oct. 29, 2017: Vikings 33, Browns 16 in London, England

Oct. 2, 2022: Vikings 28, Saints 25 in London, England

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