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Minnesota pulls off upset of 49ers

Replacement officials make nearly critical mistake

Christian Ponder threw two touchdowns to Kyle Rudolph and ran for another, helping the Vikings to a surprisingly easy upset of the visiting 49ers in a game nearly marred by a mistake by the replacement officials.

Minnesota pulls off upset of 49ers

Replacement officials make nearly critical mistake

Christian Ponder threw two touchdowns to Kyle Rudolph and ran for another, helping the Vikings to a surprisingly easy upset of the visiting 49ers in a game nearly marred by a mistake by the replacement officials.

Hurry-up offenses are hurting the Vikings

Colts exposed Minnesota with last second drives

For all that has gone right for the Minnesota Vikings in the thick of their first two games, their defense has revealed a crucial flaw in those critical closing moments that determine success in the NFL.

Hurry-up offenses are hurting the Vikings

Colts exposed Minnesota with last second drives

For all that has gone right for the Minnesota Vikings in the thick of their first two games, their defense has revealed a crucial flaw in those critical closing moments that determine success in the NFL.

Vikings hand Luck first NFL victory

Vinatieri kicks long FG to win it for Indy

The Minnesota Vikings owned the fourth quarter, but Indianapolis Colts kicker Adam Vinatieri had the last word.

Vikings hand Luck first NFL victory

Vinatieri kicks long FG to win it for Indy

The Minnesota Vikings owned the fourth quarter, but Indianapolis Colts kicker Adam Vinatieri had the last word.

Vikings have "a lot to work on" before opener

Ponder speaks after ugly third preseason game

Whether it's Christian Ponder holding the ball too long or a new-look offensive line not giving their quarterback enough time, the Minnesota Vikings know there is a lot of work to be done before the regular season opens in two weeks.

Vikings have "a lot to work on" before opener

Ponder speaks after ugly third preseason game

Whether it's Christian Ponder holding the ball too long or a new-look offensive line not giving their quarterback enough time, the Minnesota Vikings know there is a lot of work to be done before the regular season opens in two weeks.

Interceptions must increase for Vikings to improve

Minnesota had NFL's worst total in 2011

The Minnesota Vikings tied for the league lead in sacks last season, so opposing quarterbacks should've been flustered into forcing their share of bad throws. But rarely did that happen against a depleted secondary.

Interceptions must increase for Vikings to improve

Minnesota had NFL's worst total in 2011

The Minnesota Vikings tied for the league lead in sacks last season, so opposing quarterbacks should've been flustered into forcing their share of bad throws. But rarely did that happen against a depleted secondary.

Vikings' Peterson activated off PUP list

RB had major knee surgery on Dec. 31

The Minnesota Vikings have activated running back Adrian Peterson from the physically unable to perform list Sunday, with coach Leslie Frazier saying Peterson had done everything in his rehab that could be done working by himself.

Vikings' Peterson activated off PUP list

RB had major knee surgery on Dec. 31

The Minnesota Vikings have activated running back Adrian Peterson from the physically unable to perform list Sunday, with coach Leslie Frazier saying Peterson had done everything in his rehab that could be done working by himself.

Vikings' Peterson arrested in Houston

Star RB arrested on charge of resisting arrest

Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson has been arrested in Houston on a charge of resisting arrest.

Vikings' Peterson arrested in Houston

Star RB arrested on charge of resisting arrest

Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson has been arrested in Houston on a charge of resisting arrest.