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Lions-Vikings: Full of surprises
ESPN.com Updated Nov 11, 2012
MINNEAPOLIS -- When you spend enough time around the NFL, you realize there is an inverse proportion between what you think you know and what you actually know. I'd like a show of hands from those people who genuinely were convinced, without emotion or …Share Tweet
yahoo.com Nov 11, 2012After opening up the season with a 4-1 record, the Minnesota Vikings had lost three of their last four games entering Sunday's game against the NFC North rival Detroit Lions. Playing without an injured Percy Harvin, the team's most versatile offensive w…Share Tweet
Bill Belichick Cares Not For Your Lousy Officiating: Your Sunday NFL GIF Roundupdeadspin.com Nov 11, 2012We'll be putting all our GIFs for the day here, from Bill Belichick emphatically challenging the officials to A.J. Green exploiting New York's defensive holes. We'll update the post as the later games conclude, so stay tuned. More »Share Tweet
Lions: 'It's gut-check time here'MINNEAPOLIS -- Jim Schwartz straddled the line between reality and expectations Sunday afternoon. Based on his clipped answers to most questions, it was clear the Detroit Lions' coach was pretty ticked after watching his team trail throughout a 34-24 lo…Share TweetAdrian Peterson raced 61 yards for the game-sealing touchdown midway through the fourth quarter, padding his NFL rushing lead with 171 yards on 27 carries for the Minnesota Vikings in a 34-24 victory over the Detroit Lions on Sunday.Share TweetWe can pretty much forget about Detroit making a return to the playoffs, as the Vikings outplayed the Lions for four quarters on Sunday and put together an impressive 34-24 win. The Lions got off to one of their usual slow starts, and this time they wer…Share TweetDetroit Lions defensive end Cliff Avril left the game against Minnesota in the third quarter with a head injury.Share TweetMINNEAPOLIS -- A few thoughts on Sunday's events at the Metrodome: What it means: The Minnesota Vikings snapped a two-game losing streak with an improbably productive offensive effort while leading receiver Percy Harvin was sidelined. The Vikings are 6-…Share TweetMINNEAPOLIS -- As we discussed Friday, I'll be working Sunday from the Metrodome, where the Detroit Lions and Minnesota Vikings will kick off at 1 p.m. ET. That means I won't be at Soldier Field for the Chicago Bears' showdown with the Houston Texans, a…Share Tweet
Sunday Blitz: Lions-Vikings RecapNov 11Prim Siripipat and Cris Carter break down the Vikings' 34-24 win over the Lions.
Peterson Carries Vikings Past LionsNov 11Adrian Peterson ran for 171 yards and a touchdown in the Vikings' 34-24 win over the Lions.
Detroit Lions postgame press conferenceNov 11Lions react following game with Vikings
Detroit Lions vs. Minnesota Vikings highlightsNov 11Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson raced 61 yards for the game-sealing touchdown midway through the fourth quarter, padding his NFL rushing lead with 171 yards on 27 carries for the Vikings in a 34-24 victory over the Detroit Lions on Sunday…