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Special teams take Vikings to 3-1Updated Sep 30, 2012 Share TweetA well-executed game plan was most evident in special teams highlights, but the Vikings also stuffed the run and neutralized Calvin Johnson.Share TweetLast week the Vikings beat up the 49ers with a combination of physical play on both offense and defense. Sunday in Detroit, it was the play of the special teams, responsible for 14 of the teams 20 points, that led the way as Minnesota moved to 3-1 with …
Hartman: Vikings victories change Billick's mindUpdated Sep 30, 2012 Share TweetBrian Billick saw the team lose to the Colts and wasn't impressed. Two games since have altered his viewpoint.
Tom Brady Says "Fuck You, Bitches" And The Bengals Win Gangnam Style: Your Sunday NFL GIF RoundupUpdated Sep 30, 2012 Share TweetThis 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 looSource: deadspin.com
Adrian Peterson aims for 200-plus-yard gameUpdated Sep 30, 2012 Share TweetIn his fourth game back after suffering a torn ACL on Christmas Eve, Vikings running back Adrian Peterson notched his first 100-yard game of the season. But what was his goal? “250 yards,” he told PFT by phone after the 20-13 victory that moved MinnSource: profootballtalk.com
Vikings hold seven-point halftime edge in DetroitUpdated Sep 30, 2012 Share TweetLast September, the Vikings routinely held leads at halftime. And routinely blew them. This year, the Vikings for the second straight week take a lead over a 2011 playoff team into the locker room. Last year, they led the 49ers by 14; this week, MinneSource: profootballtalk.comShare TweetRookie receiver Wright will have to wait at least another week to make his NFL debut.Share TweetGREEN 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…Source: ESPN.com
OTL: Husain Abdullah's pilgrimageUpdated Sep 30, 2012 Share TweetYou might be aware that former Minnesota Vikings safety Husain Abdullah has taken the 2012 season off to connect with Muslims across the county and also make a pilgrimage to Mecca. Abdullah is making the trip with two of his brothers, including former A…Source: ESPN.com
Sunday Blitz: Vikings-Lions RecapSep 30Prim Siripipat and Cris Carter break down the Vikings' 20-13 win over the Lions as Minnesota's special teams shines.
Vikings Improve To 3-1Sep 30The Vikings snapped an eight-game losing streak against NFC North opponents after defeating the Lions 20-13.
Vikings vs. Lions highlightsSep 30The Minnesota Vikings defeated the Detroit Lions 20-13 in their Week 4 matchup.
WK4 Can't-Miss Play: Harvin 105-yd kick return TDSep 30Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Percy Harvin takes the opening kickoff of their game against the Lions 105 yards for a touchdown.
Don Banks: Even with blanket coverage of NFL, turnaround Vikes a shockerSep 30PHILADELPHIA -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight as we digest Week 4 in the NFL ...