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Lions-Vikings: Full of surprises

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 …
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  • Adrian Peterson, Jarius Wright help keep Vikings alive in NFC p…

    Adrian Peterson, Jarius Wright help keep Vikings alive in NFC playoff race

    yahoo.com Nov 11, 2012
    After 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…
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  • Bill Belichick Cares Not For Your Lousy Officiating: Your Sunda…

    Bill Belichick Cares Not For Your Lousy Officiating: Your Sunday NFL GIF Roundup

    deadspin.com Nov 11, 2012
    We'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 »
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  • Lions: 'It's gut-check time here'

    Lions: 'It's gut-check time here'

    ESPN.com Nov 11, 2012
    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…
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  • Peterson trucks to 171 yards, TD as Vikings roll

    Peterson trucks to 171 yards, TD as Vikings roll

    ESPN.com Nov 11, 2012
    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 Minnesota Vikings in a 34-24 victory over the Detroit Lions on Sunday.
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  • Vikings finish off the Lions

    Vikings finish off the Lions

    We 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…
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  • Lions DE Avril leaves with possible concussion

    Lions DE Avril leaves with possible concussion

    ESPN.com CNNSI.com Nov 11, 2012
    Detroit Lions defensive end Cliff Avril left the game against Minnesota in the third quarter with a head injury.
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  • Rapid Reaction: Vikings 34, Lions 24

    Rapid Reaction: Vikings 34, Lions 24

    ESPN.com Nov 11, 2012
    MINNEAPOLIS -- 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-…
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  • Windy conditions expected at Soldier Field

    Windy conditions expected at Soldier Field

    ESPN.com Nov 11, 2012
    MINNEAPOLIS -- 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…
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  • Video - Sunday Blitz: Lions-Vikings Recap 01:22

    Sunday Blitz: Lions-Vikings Recap

    Nov 11
    Prim Siripipat and Cris Carter break down the Vikings' 34-24 win over the Lions.
  • Video - Peterson Carries Vikings Past Lions 00:31

    Peterson Carries Vikings Past Lions

    Nov 11
    Adrian Peterson ran for 171 yards and a touchdown in the Vikings' 34-24 win over the Lions.
  • Video - Detroit Lions postgame press conference 02:23

    Detroit Lions postgame press conference

    Nov 11
    Lions react following game with Vikings
  • Video - Detroit Lions vs. Minnesota Vikings highlights 02:27

    Detroit Lions vs. Minnesota Vikings highlights

    Nov 11
    Minnesota 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…

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