Patriots running back Stevan Ridley carried the ball 25 times for 101 yards and one score, while Vikings running back Matt Asiata had 13 rushes for just 36 yards.
Julian Edelman led the way for the Patriots’ receiving efforts with six catches for 81 yards and a touchdown. Rob Gronkowski had four receptions for 32 yards.
Former Viking, Cordarrelle Patterson, led the way for Minnesota’s receivers that day with four catches for 56 yards. Matt Asiata had five receptions for 48 yards and one score.
Dont’a Hightower and Cyrus Jones led the way for New England’s defense, each with eight total tackles each and two sacks apiece. Rob Ninkovich and Kyle Arrington added another sack apiece for the Patriots.
The Vikings’ defense was led by Jasper Brinkley and Harrison Smith who had 11 and nine total tackles, respectively. Tom Johnson got to Brady once, for Minnesota’s only sack of the game.
The Minnesota Vikings will travel to Gillette Stadium to take on the New England Patriots on Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018. Game time is set for 4:25 p.m.