Vikings vs. Patriots score: Justin Jefferson shines on Thanksgiving as Minnesota improves to 9-2

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Vikings vs. Patriots score: Justin Jefferson shines on Thanksgiving as Minnesota improves to 9-2

Jefferson and the Vikings got back on track against New England

The Vikings moved to 9-2 on the season after taking down the Patriots in the final game of the NFL's Thanksgiving triple-header, 33-26.

After being held to field goals in Week 11, both of these offenses wasted no time getting the end zone to begin this game. Minnesota needed just eight plays to travel 80 yards to score a touchdown on the opening drive of the night. Then, New England matched that score with one of its own as Mac Jones connected with Nelson Agholor for a 34-yard touchdown. From there, these offenses continued to match one another throughout the first half and found themselves knotted at 16 at the break.

New England opened up the final half with a 75-yard touchdown drive to go up by seven. It didn't take long for Minnesota to bring the game back to even as Kene Nwangwu ran back a 97-yard kickoff for a…

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