Minnesota 24, Detroit 10

Sunday, September 26, 2010 1:00 PM
WHEN: 1:00 PM EST, Sunday, September 26, 2010
WHERE: Mall of America Field at H.H.H. Metrodome, Minneapolis, Minnesota
TEMPERATURE: DOME
HEAD OFFICIAL: Ed Hochuli
ATTENDANCE: 63377

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 Total
Detroit 7 3 0 0 10
Minnesota 7 7 10 0 24

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Detroit 0-3 0-1 0-2 L3
Minnesota 1-2 1-1 0-1 W1

Recap

Adrian Peterson’s 80-yard touchdown run in the third quarter broke open a tight game and the Minnesota Vikings defeated the Detroit Lions 24-10 at the Metrodome on Sunday.

Peterson carried 23 times for 160 yards and two scores. Brett Favre was 23-for-34 passing for 201 yards and a touchdown.

Favre threw two interceptions in the first half and the first one set up a short touchdown pass from Shaun Hill to Tony Scheffler to give Detroit a short-lived 7-0 lead.

Minnesota (1-2) answered right back on a 24-yard touchdown pass from Favre to Percy Harvin (6 catches, 62 yards).

Peterson scored on Minnesota’s next possession from 5 yards out to give the Vikings a 14-7 lead.

Favre’s second interception came late in the first half and set up a 33-yard field goal by Jason Hanson to cut the Minnesota lead to 14-10.

Hill hit 29-of-43 passes for 237 yards and had two interceptions. Jahvid Best rushed for just 26 yards on seven carries for the Lions. Best left with a toe injury.

Top Game Performances

Rushing
Detroit   Minnesota
Jahvid Best Player Adrian Peterson
7 Attempts 23
26 Yards 160
3.7 Avg Yards 7.0
0 Touchdowns 2
16 Long 80
Receiving
Detroit   Minnesota
Tony Scheffler Player Percy Harvin
7 Receptions 6
60 Yards 62
8.6 Avg Yards 10.3
1 Touchdowns 1
24 Long 24

Team Stats Summary

  Yards Scoring Defense
Team Tot Rus Pas TD FG INT Sacks FF
Detroit 295 63 232 1 1 2 2.0 0
Minnesota 368 183 185 3 1 2 1.0 0

Upcoming Games

  • Minnesota will play their next game on the road against N.Y. Jets. The Vikings have a W/L % of .333 after a win and .333 after a loss.
  • Detroit will play their next game on the road against Green Bay. The Lions have a W/L % of .000 after a win and .000 after a loss.
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