However, they are going to continue to let backup QB Case Keenum run the offense in Week 10 against Washington. The ball was thrown a little bit long, but Harris stretched out, grabbing the ball with one hand and pulling it, crossing the end zone line for the touchdown.
Washington (4-4) played without six injured starters in a 17-14 win over the Seahawks.
Washington Redskins wide receiver Maurice Harris (13) collides with Minnesota Vikings cornerback Trae Waynes (26) as he rolls into the end zone for a touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game in Landover, Md., Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017. Keenum looked for most of the game as if there was no way would he give up that job anytime soon, but then he had his shaky moments.More news: Large quake near Iran, Iraq border
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Keenum finished 21 of 29 for 304 yards.
The Minnesota Vikings were able to come away with the win during the game, extending their record to 7-2 and tightening their grip on the NFC North. Last season, he caught only eight passes for 66 yards. Five plays later, Keenum threw a 3-yard touchdown pass to Diggs. He was flagged for unsportsmanlike conduct, costing Minnesota 15 yards. Thielen led an ensuing celebration that was a good old fashion game of "Leap Frog".
Minnesota took seven minutes off the clock before Kai Forbath nailed a 53-yard field goal to push the lead to 38-27, and then stopped Washington on fourth-and-1 at the Minnesota 33.