This is the November 11, 2012 news archive. View today's Vikings rumors and news.
Plenty goes right in Vikings winChristian Ponder quieted skeptics, Adrian Peterson wowed everyone and the defense racked up sacks and takeaways.Share Tweet
Maligned defenders leave Vikings coach satisfiedAfter taking heat from coordinator Alan Williams, the Vikings stuffed the run, generated takeaways and won third downs.Share TweetLooking for a spark in their passing game with Percy Harvin injured, the Vikings turned right away to rookie Jarius Wright.Share Tweet
Lions-Vikings: Full of surprisesMINNEAPOLIS -- 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
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 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.Share TweetCNNSI.com Nov 11, 2012MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Detroit 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 Tweet
The 411 on getting to Sunday's Vikings gameThe 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.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.
Minnesota Vikings postgame press conferenceNov 11Vikings react following game with Lions
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…