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Cardinals vs. Vikings final score: Recapping the 23-20 Arizona on Thursday Night Football

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You saw the game. Read the different stories from it.

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The Arizona Cardinals clinched a playoff spot with a 23-20 win over the Minnesota Vikings on Thursday. Carson Palmer set a record, Dwight Freeney had a sack and earned himself some cash and the offense had yet again another fourth quarter winning drive.

Read the many stories from the game:

Minnesota Vikings at Arizona Cardinals Recap: Vikings Fumble Away Opportunity, 23-20 - Daily Norseman
It was a closer game than many of us expected. But, in the end, the Minnesota Vikings didn't have quite enough to take down one of the NFC's best teams.

Cardinals vs. Vikings final score: Dwight Freeney's sack clinches playoff spot for Arizona in 23-20 win on Thursday Night Football - Revenge of the Birds
It was a tough battle down to the wire, but the defense stood strong once again.

Cardinals vs. Vikings final score: What we learned in the playoff-clinching 23-20 win - Revenge of the Birds
Arizona gets another win late in the game.

Freeney, Cardinals Spin Past Vikings
Sack and forced fumble end 23-20 win with flourish as Cards clinch playoff berth

Full Highlights: Vikings vs. Cardinals
Relive the top plays from the Thursday night thriller

Dwight Freeney strip-sack seals Arizona Cardinals win over Minnesota Vikings
Cardinals coach Bruce Arians likes to say there are just as many lessons to be learned from a close win as there are from a loss.

Bickley: Cards prevail again on big stage
Cardinals prevail on the big stage once again

Calais Campbell rebounds with strong performance against Vikes
Four days after finishing with no tackles for the first time in nearly a year, Campbell came up big with four tackles in a 23-20 win.

Vikings Fall to Cardinals 23-20 in Desert Duel

The Vikings were short on bodies, but not on heart in a loss to the Cardinals on Thursday Night Football in Arizona.

Vikings-Cardinals Game Highlights

See some of the highlights!

'Chip on Shoulder' Gives Vikings Chance to be Good

"I hope they learned that if we fight and play with a chip on our shoulder, we fight and give the kind of effort we did tonight, that we have a chance to be a good football team," Zimmer said. "I’m hoping this was a good learning experience for our guys. Even though we lost — I’ve always said no moral victories, but this is hopefully a good learning experience for us."

Cardinals clinch playoff berth with victory over Vikings - NFL.com

The Arizona Cardinals clinched their second consecutive playoff berth with a victory over the Minnesota Vikings on Thursday night. They can claim the NFC West title with a Seahawks loss or tie Sunday.

Cardinals turn back Vikings with late sack | FOX Sports

Chandler Catanzaro's 47-yard field goal with 1:23 to go was the winning score as Arizona (11-2) won its seventh in a row by a score of 23-20..

Cardinals clinch playoff bid with win over Vikings

With a win over Minnesota on Thursday, the Arizona Cardinals clinched a playoff spot for a second straight season.

Tyrann Mathieu plays big as Cardinals limit Adrian Peterson

Adrian Peterson already had the Arizona Cardinals' respect, and he still does after Tyrann Mathieu and the Arizona defense held strong in a 23-20 victory.