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Lions Get Education in Special Teams; Fall to Vikings 20-13 to …

Lions Get Education in Special Teams; Fall to Vikings 20-13 to Drop to 1-3

Football is a game of three phases — offense, defense and special teams. Sunday the Lions learned the hard way that if you don’t play well on special teams, it could cost you a win. Percy Harvin and Marcus Sherels of the Vikings were happy to play the
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  • Tom Brady Says "Fuck You, Bitches" And The Bengals Wi…

    Tom Brady Says "Fuck You, Bitches" And The Bengals Win Gangnam Style: Your Sunday NFL GIF Roundup

    deadspin.com Sep 30, 2012
    This is where we'll be stashing the best GIFs from Week 4-from Percy Harvin returning a kickoff for the first touchdown of the day to, in all likelihood, Michael Vick breaking a rib. The day is done, except for the Eagles and Giants, so let's take a loo
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  • Lions to start S Ricardo Silva

    Lions to start S Ricardo Silva

    ESPN.com Sep 30, 2012
    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Soon I'll be headed to Lambeau Field to position myself in front of the television in time for the start of Sunday's NFC North battle between the Detroit Lions and Minnesota Vikings. Until then, be advised there was one surprise in th…
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  • Video - Sunday Blitz: Vikings-Lions Recap 01:05

    Sunday Blitz: Vikings-Lions Recap

    Sep 30
    Prim Siripipat and Cris Carter break down the Vikings' 20-13 win over the Lions as Minnesota's special teams shines.
  • Video - Vikings Improve To 3-1 00:39

    Vikings Improve To 3-1

    Sep 30
    The Vikings snapped an eight-game losing streak against NFC North opponents after defeating the Lions 20-13.
  • Video - Vikings vs. Lions highlights 03:41

    Vikings vs. Lions highlights

    Sep 30
    The Minnesota Vikings defeated the Detroit Lions 20-13 in their Week 4 matchup.
  • Video - Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford sacked to end game 00:46

    Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford sacked to end game

    Sep 30
    Minnesota Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen sacks Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford to end the game and give Leslie Frazier his first career win vs. the NFC North.

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  • Don Banks: Even with blanket coverage of NFL, turnaround Vikes a shocker

    Sep 30
    PHILADELPHIA -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight as we digest Week 4 in the NFL ...