The Detroit Lions improved to 3 and 1 on the season when they beat the Minnesota Vikings, 14 to 7, yesterday in Minnesota.
Quarterback Matthew Stafford, completed 19 of 31 passes for 209 yards, but the Lions emphasized the running game.
Ameer Abdullah carried the ball 20 times for 94 yards and 1 touchdown.
The Lions face the Panthers on Sunday at Ford Field.
By: Mike Plourde – for Great Lakes Radio Sports