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Beebe amends for fumble with TD as Vikes top Panthers 28-27

Kirk Cousins passed for 307 yards and three scores for the Vikings (5-6).
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Players get set on the line of scrimmage during the second half of an NFL football game between the Minnesota Vikings and the Carolina Panthers, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, in Minneapolis. The Vikings won 28-27. (AP Photo/Bruce Kluckhohn)

MINNEAPOLIS — Chad Beebe caught a 10-yard touchdown pass with 46 seconds left for Minnesota shortly after he muffed a punt that let Carolina pad its lead. 

Thene Joey Slye missed a 54-yard field goal try with 1 second remaining that preserved a 28-27 victory by the Vikings over the Panthers.

Kirk Cousins passed for 307 yards and three scores for the Vikings (5-6).

There were 38 points scored by both teams in a dizzying second half that started with Panthers rookie Jeremy Chinn turning fumble recoveries into touchdown returns on consecutive plays from scrimmage. 

The Panthers are 4-8.

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Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle Shamar Stephen (93) celebrates after Carolina Panthers kicker Joey Slye (4) (not pictured) missed a field goal attempt in the fourth quarter during an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, in Minneapolis. The Vikings defeated the Panthers 28-27. (AP Photo/David Berding)