Vikings sink Chargers

Adrian Peterson rushed for an NFL record 296 yards and three touchdowns on 30 carries Sunday to lead the Minnesota Vikings past the San Diego Chargers 35-17.

The Vikings were a 7-point underdog in the game. The combined score went OVER the posted over/under total (42).

Minnesota quarterback Brooks Bollinger completed 7-of-10 passes for 95 yards with a touchdown, while Sidney Rice caught four passes for 66 yards.LaDainian Tomlinson rushed for 40 yards and a touchdown on 16 carries for San Diego, while Philip Rivers completed 19-of-42 passes for 197 yards with an interception.