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Vikings beat Lions

Posted on November 12, 2012 in Professional Sports News, Sports News - Yooper & Michigan.

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