Watch: Adam Thielen spits out turkey during NBC interview
Adam Thielen posted his best game of the season with nine receptions for 61 yards and the game-winning touchdown to help the Vikings improve to 9-2 with a 33-26 victory over the Patriots.
The Turkey Day victory ended with Thielen, Justin Jefferson and Kirk Cousins chowing on turkey legs during NBC’s postgame interview.
“It’s a little dry,” Thielen said, then walking away and spitting it out. Thielen believed he was walking on camera, but the camera crew watched and captured the moment live on TV.
Kirk Cousins seemed to enjoy the turkey leg. Jefferson refused to eat any of the turkey legs on television because he had a diamond-grill in his mouth. Patrick Peterson was not present for the postgame interview but he did sneak in and steal a leg.
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Jefferson’s nine catches for 139 yards and the key 37-yard catch in double coverage that set up Thielen’s game-winning 15-yard touchdown.
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