• Final gun report: Vikings 20, Lions 13

    Summary of 12 articles · Updated Oct 1, 2012
    The Vikings held on after the Lions cut the lead in half, and then had a chance to force overtime.  The Vikings lead the Lions 13-6 at the half, and have looked like the superior team since Percy Harvin took the opening kickoff 105 yards for a touchdown against a Lions special teams outfit that's looked pretty pathetic the past two weeks. Percy Harvin returned the opening kickoff 105 yards, and Marcus Sherels ran back the first punt of the second half 77 yards for a score, boosting the Vikings to a 20-13 ...
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      Two return TDs propel Minnesota to a win over Detroit. How long has it been since the Vikings won without scoring an offensive touchdown?
    • 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
      Source: lionsgab.com
    • Vikings Special Teams Knockout Lions in 20-13 Win in Detroit

      Last 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 …
    • Return TDs help Vikings top Lions, move to 3-1

      Percy Harvin returned the opening kickoff 105 yards for a touchdown and Marcus Sherels scored on a punt return early in the third, helping the Minnesota Vikings beat the Detroit Lions 20-13 Sunday.
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Lions give up kickoff return touchdown and punt return touchdown … again

      The Detroit Lions' futility on special teams continued as they again gave up return touchdowns during their 20-13 loss to the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday. It started with the very first play of the game, as Percy Harvin returned the opening kickoff 105 …
      Source: yahoo.com
    • Vikings amazingly move to 3-1

      Through four weeks, the Vikings have matched their entire win total for the 2011 season. They got to three victories on Sunday with a 20-13 win over the Lions in Detroit, snapping a three-game losing streak to the Lions and moving to 1-0 in the division…
    • Wrap-up: Vikings 20, Lions 13

      A few thoughts on Minnesota's 20-13 victory over the Detroit Lions on Sunday at Ford Field: What it means: The Minnesota Vikings are 3-1 and in sole possession of first place in the NFC North, pending the Chicago Bears' outcome Monday night at the Dalla…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Lions special teams definitely aren’t

      Another game, another complete failure by the Lions special teams. Detroit trails at home by 14, and they’ve surrendered a kickoff return and a punt return for a touchdown to the Vikings. Marcus Sherels, a Rochester native who played college football at
    • Vikings lead Lions 13-6 at the half

      Harvin opens the game with 105-yard kickoff return for a touchdown, the longest play in team history.
    • Harvin takes opening kickoff to the house

      Vikings receiver Percy Harvin told Pro Football Talk this week that, of all the ways he scores touchdowns, a kickoff return is the most exciting. He’s very excited right now. Harvin took the opening kickoff 105 yards for a touchdown against the Lions, w
    • Mark Craig's Sunday Insider: Time for Vikings to retame the Lions

      A key goal for Sunday's meeting is to avoid becoming the team with four consecutive losses against Detroit.

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