The Minnesota Vikings clinched the NFC North with their win over the Bengals on Sunday (Dec. 17).

With the 34-7 win over the Bengals, Cincinnati was officially eliminated from playoff contention.

Case Keenum threw 23 passes and incredibly completed 20 of them. He threw for 236 yards and 2 touchdowns. Teddy Bridgewater, also made a brief appearance in the game. It was his first time playing since an injury suffered in August of 2016.

The Vikings were just the second team to clinch a division after the Eagles clinched the NFC East last week.

Our own Rob Meltzer was inside the locker room after the game to talk with some of the Vikings players about the win and their clinching of the division.


BRIAN ROBISON - DE - 3 TACKLES, 1 ASSIST, 2 SACKS


DANIELLE HUNTER - DE - 1 TACKLE, 2 ASSISTS, 1 SACK


ERIC KENDRICKS - LB - 3 TACKLES, 2 ASSISTS, 1 INTERCEPTION


HARRISON SMITH - S - 1 TACKLE, 1 ASSIST


MIKE REMMERS - OT


STEFON DIGGS - WR - 5 REC, 30 YDS, 1 TD


ADAM THIELEN - WR - 3 REC, 30 YDS


KAI FORBATH - K - 2 FG, 4 PAT


The Vikings will play the Packers next week and will close out their season against the Lions in week 17.