Lions vs. Vikings: Full Highlights and Recap

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The Minnesota Vikings stopped their two-game losing streak by beating the Detroit Lions in Week 10 by a score of 34-24. 

The Vikings played mistake-free football and forced two turnovers against the Lions—the difference in the game. 

Christian Ponder bounced back nicely after a handful of bad games, throwing for 221 yards with two touchdowns—without Percy Harvin, no less. 

Adrian Peterson had his fourth monster game in a row, rushing for 171 yards and one touchdown on 27 carries. 

The Lions couldn't establish any semblance of a running game, totaling just 60 yards on 17 carries. 

Matthew Stafford had a good game, throwing for 329 yards and three touchdowns, but his interception was a crucial mistake.

Calvin Johnson finally caught his second touchdown pass of the year, along with a whopping 207 yards on 12 receptions, but he also turned the ball over on a fumble in the fourth quarter that turned into three points for the Vikings. 

The Lions fell to 4-5 on the season and will host the Green Bay Packers in Week 11, while the Vikings improved to 6-4 and will take next week off on their bye.

 

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