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Minnesota Defeats Buffalo 38-14 - Recap

Adrian Peterson shredded the Buffalo defense for 3 TDs as the Minnesota handed the Bills a 38-14 defeat on Sunday at The Metrodome.

Bettors who backed the Vikings were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 43.5.

Tarvaris Jackson completed 15 of 22 pass attempts for 187 yards and 2 TDs for the Vikings in the win. He was picked off 3 times by the Bills defense.

Fred Jackson rushed for 42 yards for Buffalo, while C.J. Spiller added 35 yards. Ryan Fitzpatrick threw for 158 yards for the Bills, while receivers Lee Evans and Steve Johnson had 72 and 36 yards respectively.

Buffalo was outgained by Minnesota 387-239 yards in Sunday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 22-10 by the Vikings.

The time of possession battle favored Minnesota as their offense was on the field for 33:57, longer than the 26:03 of their opponents.

Minnesota heads into a Week 14 battle against the Giants. Buffalo, meanwhile, will have their next action against Cleveland.