It’s almost Christmas, which means we’ve got some NFL action on Saturday as the 2022 regular season rolls into its home turf. The Colts look to play spoiler against the Vikings, the Ravens look for a second straight AFC North win against the Browns and the Dolphins head to snowy Buffalo to face the Bills in a crucial AFC East matchup.
Here are the trending moments from a key slate of NFL games.
Indianapolis Colts at Minnesota Vikings
All-star pet group!
Viktor the Viking and Blue the Colt have arrived in Minneapolis for Saturday morning and brought along some friends: Stuff the Magic Dragon, Clark the Cub, Buoy, G-Wiz, Puddles, Blooper and Goldy Gopher.
The mascots will be up against some pee-wee football players at halftime and are ready for action.
Justin Jefferson meets Cadillac Jack!
A Saturday hit?
The Colts have a surprising 17-0 lead over the Vikings on the road on a Saturday, coached by Jeff Saturday.
Kirk Cousins, meanwhile, is less than thrilled.
BIG Colts, social media reacts
Indianapolis leads 30-0 (!) before halftime and NFL Twitter is freaking out about what’s happening in Minneapolis.
DeForest Buckner with a grid troll
No one is more synonymous with Griddy than Justin Jefferson, so DeForest Buckner had to have a little fun when he sacked Jefferson’s quarterback.
Colts up 33-0 at halftime, social media piles on the Vikings
Stiff Arm Pet!
Blooper, once again, is not for the kids, as the stiff-armed Braves mascot carried several children during the halftime mini-game.
Meanwhile, it looks like Puddles will have to go on injured reserve.
The Vikings are all the way back!
The Vikings are riding a 28-3 (yes, 28-3) streak against Matt Ryan (yes, Matt Ryan) and the Colts, and social media is in shock as Minnesota is now down by just eight .
Social networks react to the call
The Vikings had an apparent first-and-goal and could have tied the game with a two-point conversion, but the officials ruled that Colts running back Zack Moss was down. Although they overturned the decision on the replay, the Vikings only got the ball back on the snap, and were hit with a 15-yard “unsportsmanlike conduct” penalty due to their outrage over the call.
THE VIKINGS ARE GOING ALL THE WAY BACK
A Dalvin Cook touchdown and a TJ Hockenson two-point conversion tied the game. If the Vikings win, it would be the biggest comeback in NFL history (33 points), according to FOX Sports research.
This kid also looks ecstatic.
Baltimore Ravens at Cleveland Browns
Stay tuned for updates!
Miami Dolphins at Buffalo Bills
There’s football time, and then there’s this
The predicted snowstorm the Dolphins played down has arrived in Buffalo.
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