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10-3, 1st in NFC North
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NFL Playoff Picture: Updated seeds after Week 14

A big division victory. A high-profile injury. A win streak snapped. One of the most unpredictable weeks crowned new No. 1s in both conferences.

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Uncharacteristic mistakes cost Vikings in loss to Panthers (1:24)
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Courtney Cronin ESPN Staff Writer 

The Vikings will have to wait another week to lock up a postseason bid after a 31-24 loss to Carolina. The good news? They get to head home after three weeks on the road and end their season with an easier stretch of games, starting with the Bengals in Week 15.

Seth Walder ESPN Analytics 

Here's how the race for the No. 1 seed in the NFC moved throughout the day. Keep in mind: these are live probabilities and do not account for any potential injury to Carson Wentz.

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Vikings' miscues led to win for Panthers (1:14)
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Thielen: 'I got to play better' (0:35)
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Zimmer: 'Hard to win when you don't play good enough' (0:26)

Courtney Cronin ESPN Staff Writer 

Vikings went through a tough physical battle on Sunday. Post game I saw Kyle Rudolph in a walking boot, Emmanuel Lamur in a boot/crutches and Riley Reiff, who injured his left ankle in the third quarter, in a boot as well.

Courtney Cronin ESPN Staff Writer 

Case Keenum was pressured a career-high 20 times in Week 14, per ESPN Stats and Information. He was 5-of-12 passing, 5.3 yards per attempt, 1-1 TD/INT and was sacked six times. Compared to the Vikings first 11 games of the season where he completed 53 percent of his passes, averaging 7.2 yards per attempt, 4-2 TD/INT and sacked a total of nine times in those games under the same pressure.

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Newton leads Panthers to comeback win (2:14)
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Thielan scores 52-yard TD (0:25)

Seth Walder ESPN Analytics 

Andrew Sendejo's fourth quarter interception increased the Vikings' chance to win by 38%, the biggest swing play of the day so far.

Courtney Cronin ESPN Staff Writer 

Vikings left tackle Riley Reiff has an ankle injury. His return is questionable. Reiff and Rhodes both injured in the third quarter. Rhodes was able to go back in.

Seth Walder ESPN Analytics 

Eagles fans ought to be keeping a close eye on the Vikings-Panthers game.

Courtney Cronin ESPN Staff Writer 

Linebacker Emmanuel Lamur has been downgraded to out with a foot injury. Xavier Rhodes is standing on the sidelines. Not sure what he injured on that last drive because we have not heard over the PA in the press box.

Courtney Cronin ESPN Staff Writer 

Vikings linebacker Emmanuel Lamur is questionable to return with a foot injury.

Courtney Cronin ESPN Staff Writer 

Case Keenum was 9-of-12 for 75 yards and a TD against the blitz in the first half.

Courtney Cronin ESPN Staff Writer 

Panthers run game gashed Vikings in the first half, but Minnesota has done well containing Cam Newton, registering three QB hits and sacks from Linval Joseph and Everson Griffen. Newton held to 6-of-11 passing for 57 yards, passer rating of 69.1.

Courtney Cronin ESPN Staff Writer 

Rare drop for Adam Thielen in the end zone coupled by his no-catch two plays later (did not have control) lead the Vikings to kick a field goal. Case Keenum was 13-of-23 for 121 yards and a TD in the first half and the team's second leading rusher, picking up 34 yards on some key scrambles, including 15 and 12 yard runs one play apart.

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Keenum finds Rudolph for 18-yard TD (0:18)

Matt Bowen ESPN Staff Writer 

That's the second TD run of the day for Jonathan Stewart. An off-tackle power play on the goal line. That gives Stewart 67 yards on four carries.

Team Stats

Passing Yards247.612th
Rushing Yards122.86th
Points For23.811th
Points Against17.02nd