Dalvin Cook rushed for 205 yards and two touchdowns to help Minnesota jump out to their massive lead. The Vikings out-gained the Steelers by a 300-66 margin in the first half in building their 23-0 advantage at the break. The Steelers would score three touchdowns in a five-minute span – including a rushing touchdown from Harris and a 30-yard strike from Roethlisberger to James Washington – to trim the lead to 29-20 with 12:11 left to play.
Harris finished the game with 94 yards rushing with a touchdown and three catches for 10 yards and a touchdown.
Roethlisberger finished with 308 yards and three touchdowns with an interception for Pittsburgh with 240 yards coming in the second half.