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Vikings beat Titans 26-15, must decide who starts at QB next

The Minnesota Vikings time-stamped their rudimentary blueprint for success Sunday, tattered and sweat-stained though it is.

- Hill looked solid in his first start since December 28, 2014. Minnesota's second-half output wasn't the result of the Tennessee defense - which did its job holding All-Pro running back Adrian Peterson to 31 yards on 19 carries.

The Minnesota Vikings will try to keep the Green Bay Packers guessing about their starting quarterback this week. Quarterback Shaun Hill, who replaced Teddy Bridgewater late last night after Bridgewater suffered an ACL tear on August 30, collected 236 yards on 18-of-33 passing but also missed at least two wide open receivers on deep passes. "We need to beat them a lot more often for it to be a rivalry". Mariota rushed the throw off his back foot and with very little zip.

Vikings CB Xavier Rhodes was scratched after aggravating an injury in warmups. Shields also suffered a concussion late last season, which kept him out of the final three regular-season games and the playoff win at Washington.

Joe Berger #61 of the Minnesota Vikings lines up to snap the ball against the Tennessee Titans during the first half at Nissan Stadium on September 11, 2016 in Nashville.

Mariota was baited into a bad interception when pressured by Everson Griffen, Kendricks stepped in front of the pass and took it to the house.

- With Rhodes sidelined cornerback Trae Waynes got the start, leading the Vikings with 10 tackles.

Not only can the Vikings win without Bridgewater, but also apparently they can get it done without Peterson too.

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Wentz threw a 19-yard TD pass to Jordan Matthews on the opening drive and tossed a ideal 35-yard TD pass down the right side to Nelson Agholor for a 22-10 lead in the third quarter.

Smith threw for 363 yards and two touchdowns to rally his team from a three-touchdown hole, then scored on third-and-goal on the first possession of overtime for a heart-stopping 33-27 victory over the San Diego Chargers in their season opener Sunday. In the second half it seemed as if the Titans became complacent, becoming a victim of their early success.

Stefon Diggs caught seven passes for 103 yards for the Vikings.

"The defense came through for us and made some big plays".

The rival Green Bay Packers come to the brand new US Bank Stadium for the Vikings' home opener next Sunday night in primetime. At the end of the day, for me it's still just about playing football.

Blair Walsh finished kicking four field goals, including a long of 50 yards. Like most units, the secondary struggled in the first half, but they kept the Vikings in the game with the bend but don't break philosophy.

I am not saying this because the Titans just lost to the Minnesota Vikings, I am saying it because these rookies (and free agents) should tells us just how well Jon Robinson can build this team.

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