The Vikings beat the Carolina Panthers 31-13 at TCF Bank Stadium Sunday. Minnesota improves to 5-7 with the win, while the Panthers fall to 3-8-1 on the season.

The Vikings scored two touchdowns on blocked punts, one by Adam Thielen halfway through the first quarter and another by Everson Griffen early In the second quarter that made the score 21-3.

Teddy Bridgewater had a strong game at quarterback for Minnesota, going 15-21 for 138 yards and two touchdowns without throwing an interception. Greg Jennings and Kyle Rudolph each had receiving touchdowns in the win.

The Vikings host the New York Jets Sunday in Minneapolis.