• Villaume: Vikings have the better of Lions

    Summary of 22 articles · Updated Sep 9, 2013
    • Upon Further Review: Vikings Week 1

      A review of four hot issues from the Minnesota Vikings' 34-24 loss to the Detroit Lions: Defensive breakdown: The Vikings gave up 400 yards or more in four of their final five regular-season games last season, but three of those instances came when the …
    • The Detroit Lions don’t quite know how to celebrate victory, but still have fun

      There's not much worth celebrating in Detroit these days. The town's a financially ravaged husk whose most famous son often looks as lost as a toddler in a train station. The Lions are the Lions, a team that laughingstocks point to and say, "at lea…
      Source: yahoo.com
    • Hartman: Sanders thrilled with Lions' dominant play

      The ex-Gophers and Detroit star has played in and watched many losses to the Vikings, but not Sunday.
    • Lions defense will be aggressive — and foolish — at times

      This is a vicious sport and the Lions defense must play like caged animals to make things work. It might cause some uneasy moments, and this approach could cost them a game or two down the line. But it is their best shot at success.
      Source: detnews.com
    • Detroit 34, Vikings 24

      The Vikings played the Lions in Detroit on Sunday afternoon. The Lions won 34-24.
    • Locker Room Buzz: Minnesota Vikings

      Observed in the locker room following the Minnesota Vikings' 34-24 loss to the Detroit Lions. Disappointing loss: The Vikings led 14-6 thanks to numerous Lions miscues, but that only amplified players' frustration over four turnovers and some costly fou…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Locker Room Buzz: Detroit Lions

      DETROIT -- Observed in the locker room after the Detroit Lions’ 34-24 win over Minnesota. Bush beat up: Reggie Bush had some black tape on his left thumb, which was dislocated in the first quarter Sunday. “It was facing the wrong direction. They just po…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Lions survive mistakes to beat Vikings

      The Detroit Lions made a whole lot of mistakes and had a whole lot of bad breaks on Sunday. But they still managed to win. In a weird game at Ford Field, the Vikings took an early lead while the Lions couldn’t get out of their own way. Among the early m…
    • Lions end a crazy first half with a touchdown

      The first half of the Vikings-Lions game in Detroit was either a reminder that the Lions are a team that can’t get out of its own way, or a reminder that the Lions can be a very good team if they ever do get out of their own way. It’s 14-13 Vikings at h…
    • Lions’ Ndamukong Suh takes a cheap shot on Vikings player

      Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh is often viewed as the NFL’s dirtiest player.There is a good reason why.Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder attempted a pass to Jerome Simpson that was tipped by rookie cornerback Darius Slay on Sunday. Lion…
      Source: yahoo.com
    • Three rookies sit for Vikings

      DETROIT -- We already knew Kevin Williams would sit out the Vikings' 2013 season opener against the Detroit Lions, but the 32-year-old tackle will be accompanied in street clothes by three Vikings rookies -- linebackers Gerald Hodges and Michael Mauti, …
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Robinson: WR Sanders still pleased to be a Steeler

      By Alan Robinson, Pittsburgh Tribune-ReviewSteelers receiver Emmanuel Sanders was greeted by an unexpected sound not long after the NFL restricted free agent signing period began March 12. A ringing ...
  • Vikings need to close the screen door

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- As first impressions go, the Lions' opportunity to introduce Reggie Bush to the NFC North by way of the Minnesota Vikings couldn't have worked out much better. The Lions added Bush this offseason to help their running game, yes, b…
    Source: ESPN.com
  • Frazier talks about loss to Lions

    Vikings coach Leslie Frazier talks about what the team needs to do to improve after losing to the Detroit Lions on Sunday.
  • Penalty issues bite Vikings at bad time

    DETROIT -- For as good as the Minnesota Vikings were about not getting penalized last season, the two infractions that burned them the most during their 2013 season-opening loss to the Detroit Lions were two that they struggled with quite a bit last sea…
    Source: ESPN.com
  • Vikings are halfway to repeat of 2008 QB scenario

    Childress wouldn't ruin a season by sticking with Jackson in 2008. And the guess here is neither Frazier nor Spielman will ruin 2013, if Ponder fails in Chicago.
  • Vikings' Adrian Peterson makes Lions 'not sleep very well at night'

    When the Lions open their season Sunday at Ford Field, they need to do all they can to keep the reigning NFL Most Valuable Player from running away with a victory. That's easier said than done, of course.
    Source: detnews.com

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