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Vikings LB Nick Vigil Open Second Half Against Cardinals With Pick-Six Off Kyler Murray

Sep 19, 2021, 4:30 PM
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Quarterback Kyler Murray #1 of the Arizona Cardinals throws a touchdown pass to wide receiver Rondale Moore #4 against defensive end Danielle Hunter #99 and outside linebacker Nick Vigil #59 of the Minnesota Vikings during the second quarter at State Farm Stadium on September 19, 2021 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Norm Hall/Getty Images)
(Photo by Norm Hall/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Former Utah State and current Minnesota Vikings linebacker Nick Vigil intercepted Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray and returned the ball for a touchdown to open the second half.

The Cardinals hosted the Vikings on Sunday, September 19.

With 14:00 left in the third quarter, Vigil picked off Murray and returned the ball 38 yards for a touchdown.

Vigil’s pick-six gave Minnesota a 30-24 lead.

The interception was the third of the former Utah State standout’s professional career.

It was Vigil’s first touchdown as an NFL player.

Minnesota’s game against Arizona is broadcast on FOX.

Kyle Ireland is a Locals in the NFL Insider for KSLSports.com and host of the Yards After College Podcast. Follow him on Twitter (@kyleireland) and Instagram (@kyleirelandksl).

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