PHOTOS: Vikings vs. 49ers FOX Sports North Sep 9, 2018 at 4:36p ET The scene at U.S. Bank Stadium before the Minnesota Vikings kicked off the 2018 season with a matchup against the San Francisco 49ers. A few Minnesota Vikings fans get ready for Week 1 outside of U.S. Bank Stadium. Quarterback Kirk Cousins made his Minnesota Vikings debut in the 24-16 victory over San Francisco. Quarterback Kirk Cousins completed 20 of 36 pass attempts for 244 yards and two touchdowns in his first game at U.S. Bank Stadium. Copyright The Associated Press. All rights reserved AP Stefon Diggs caught a touchdown reception from Kirk Cousins, a 22-yard connection in the second quarter. AP AP Wide receiver Adam Thielen helps Stefon Diggs celebrate his first touchdown of 2018. Rookie cornerback Mike Hughes took his first career NFL interception back to the house for six points and a 17-3 Vikings lead in the third quarter. AP AP Kyle Rudolph's only catch of the afternoon was a big one: an 11-yard touchdown reception to put the Vikings up 24-6. Copyright The Associated Press. All rights reserved AP Running back Dalvin Cook was held to 40 yards on 16 carries (2.5 average), but he also caught six passes for 55 yards. Minnesota Vikings safety Harrison Smith tallied eight total tackles, two tackles for loss, one interception, one sack and one pass defensed.