Rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III is back in the lineup for Washington after missing the end of last week's loss with a mild concussion. Griffin III completed 3-of-5 passes for 38 yards in the first quarter and was picked off once in addition to rushing once for 7 yards.
Kicker Blair Walsh had all nine points for the Vikings, hitting field goals attempts from 20 yards once and 27 yards twice.
Minnesota is 4-1 on the season and leads the NFC North. Washington is 2-3 thus far in 2012 and is looking for their first home victory of the season.
The game is being televised on FOX.