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Counting snaps: Matt Asiata gets the edge on Jerick McKinnon in win

By akrammer@1500espn.com

The Minnesota Vikings (4-5) head into the bye week off back-to-back wins following their 29-26 victory over the Washington Redskins (3-6) on Sunday at TCF Bank Stadium.

The Vikings’ backfield is still a two-back committee as long as Matt Asiata has something to say about it. The Vikings gave Asiata (37) more snaps than rookie Jerick McKinnon (36) for the first time since Asiata’s last start on Oct. 2 in Green Bay. Asiata averaged just 2.6 yards per carry, but crossed the goal line three times in one game for the third time in his career. McKinnon led the backfield with 14…

Source:: 1500 ESPN Sportswire

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