Vikings sink winless Lions
Tarvaris Jackson completed 8-of-10 passes for 105 yards with a touchdown after replacing an injured Gus Frerotte Sunday to lead the Minnesota Vikings to a 20-16 win over the Detroit Lions.
The Vikings were a 10-point favorite in the game, but were unable to cover the spread. The combined score fell UNDER the posted over/under total (45.5).
Adrian Peterson rushed for 102 yards on 23 carries for Minnesota, while Visanthe Shiancoe caught five passes for 65 yards with a touchdown.
Daunte Culpepper passed for 220 yards with a touchdown for Detroit and Calvin Johnson had three catches for 84 yards with a TD.