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Vikings 34, Detroit 24

Vikings 34, Detroit 24

startribune.com vikingsgab.com ESPN.com Updated Nov 11, 2012
The Vikings defeated Detroit 34-24 on Sunday at Mall of America Field.
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  • Plenty goes right in Vikings win

    Plenty goes right in Vikings win

    startribune.com Nov 11, 2012
    Christian Ponder quieted skeptics, Adrian Peterson wowed everyone and the defense racked up sacks and takeaways.
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  • Maligned defenders leave Vikings coach satisfied

    Maligned defenders leave Vikings coach satisfied

    startribune.com Nov 11, 2012
    After taking heat from coordinator Alan Williams, the Vikings stuffed the run, generated takeaways and won third downs.
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  • Not bad as far as first impressions go

    Not bad as far as first impressions go

    Looking for a spark in their passing game with Percy Harvin injured, the Vikings turned right away to rookie Jarius Wright.
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  • Lions-Vikings: Full of surprises

    Lions-Vikings: Full of surprises

    ESPN.com 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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  • 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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  • Final gun report: Vikings 34, Lions 24

    Final gun report: Vikings 34, Lions 24

    Adrian Peterson went over 1,000 rushing yards for the season on a short gainer early in the third quarter. That have Peterson his team-record fifth 1,000-yard season in six years in the league.
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  • Lions' Avril exits game after suffering head injury

    Lions' Avril exits game after suffering head injury

    CNNSI.com Nov 11, 2012
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- 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 startribune.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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  • The 411 on getting to Sunday's Vikings game

    The 411 on getting to Sunday's Vikings game

    startribune.com Nov 11, 2012
    The Vikings will try to beat the Green Bay Packers and clinch a playoff birth at 3:25 p.m. Sunday at the Metrodome. If you're of those going to the game, here are a few tips on getting to and from the game.
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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 - Minnesota Vikings postgame press conference 04:42

    Minnesota Vikings postgame press conference

    Nov 11
    Vikings react following game with Lions
  • 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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