The Vikings hosted the Colts on Saturday afternoon with a chance to win the NFC North with a win. It couldn’t have started off any worse for them. Facing an Indianapolis team that had lost three straight, most recently getting demolished by the Cowboys in a 54-19 loss, the road team came out determined to shock the world as Minnesota fell behind 33-0 to a Colts team averaging 16.1 points per game entering Saturday.
The Colts scored on offense, defense, and special teams to build their lead. Cousins was a putrid 6-of-12 passing for 43 yards.
After the break, things changed drastically, when the Minnesota Vikings came back from a 33-0 halftime deficit to tie the Indianapolis Colts on Saturday at 36 with more than two minutes remaining in the fourth quarter.
The Vikings scored 22 points in the fourth quarter to push the game into OT. They outscored the Vikings 36-3 in the second half. Kirk Cousins, who at 43 yards at half, would have close to 400 yards by the time the team went to the extra quarter.
The play that tied the game at 36 was a short pass to Dalvin Cook, who did the rest:
Then came overtime where the Vikings finished off the Colts and sent the home fans into a frenzy with the greatest comeback in NFL History.
Matt Ryan has been part of both a 28-3 and 33-0 lead in NFL history.