Die Vikings was onder 34-26 in die vierde kwart en gaan vir 'n touchdown op 4de en doel met 9:09 in die wedstryd oorgebly. Minnesota was duidelik deurmekaar, probeer om 'n toneelstuk af te kry, and Cousins ended up trying to take the snap from under his guard instead of his center.
Alexander Mattison tried to get Cousins over to the center before the team had to burn a timeout. But it was too late. Minnesota was forced to call a timeout.
After the timeout, Cousins fired a pass incomplete to Justin Jefferson and turned the ball over back to the 49ers.
Minnesota would get one more chance to tie the game but turned the ball over on downs again.
San Francisco won, 34-26.
Neefs, one of the highest-paid quarterbacks in the NFL, was 20 vir 32 vir 238 verbygaande erwe, two touchdown passes and an interception. Both of his touchdown passes were to wide receiver Adam Thielen, who finished with five catches for 62 erwe.
Jefferson had four catches for 83 erwe.
Minnesota dropped to 5-6 met die verlies, and San Francisco improved to 6-5.