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Adrian Peterson rushing for a 78-yard touchdown against the Detroit Lions. (Gregory Shamus/Getty Images) The Minnesota Vikings began the season on a sour note against the Detroit Lions on Sunday. If you watched only the first half you would have expected the Vikings to pull away and win the crazy ball game. Unfortunately for Vikings fans this was not the case. The Lions went on to beat the Vikings 34-24, outscoring the Vikings 21-10 in the 2nd half. Adrian Peterson took his first handoff of the season 78 yards for a score on a well executed block by second year offensive tackle Matt Kalil. I figured I should share the one shining moment in this game before we discuss the rest of this horrendous performance. Now comes the difficult task of making sense of a performance that was plagued with turnovers, poor tackling, and lack of discipline. Starting at the quarterback position, Christian Ponder had a day to forget. He threw for 236 yards and a touchdown, but threw three interceptions,...
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