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Vikings defeat Giants, 49-17, and clinch at least a wild-card spot in playoffs

Vikings defeat Giants, 49-17, and clinch at least a wild-card spot in playoffs

The Minnesota Vikings have secured a place in the postseason, playing as if they're poised for more than a token appearance.

Adrian Peterson ran for 104 yards and a touchdown over three quarters, Harrison Smith took one of Eli Manning's three interceptions into the end zone and the Vikings clinched at least a wild-card spot with a 49-17 victory over the listless New York Giants on a frigid Sunday night.

Teddy Bridgewater turned in another sharp December performance, Blair Walsh chipped in five field goals and the Vikings (10-5) set up an NFC North championship game next week at Green Bay. That game, like this one, was moved to the Sunday night slot.

With Peterson...

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