Adrian Peterson rushed for 171 yards and a touchdown as the Minnesota Vikings beat the Detroit Lions, 34-24 yesterday in Minnesota.
Christian Ponder threw for 221 yards and two scores as Minnesota swept the season series from Detroit to move to 6-and-4.
Calvin Johnson made 12 catches for 207 yards and a touchdown for Detroit, which fell to 4-and-5 on the season.
Matthew Stafford passed for 329 yards, three scores and an interception in defeat.
The Lions host Green Bay on Sunday.
By: Mike Plourde for Great Lakes Radio Sports