Vikings replay

  • Article by: CHRIS MILLER , Star Tribune
  • Updated: September 16, 2007 - 11:25 PM

GAME BALLS

Jon Kitna, Lions: After leaving because of a concussion, he returned to lead the Lions to victory. Threw for 245 yards in basically two quarters of action.

Ray Edwards, Vikings: Had 1½ sacks, knocked Kitna out of the game for two quarters, and scored a touchdown on a fumble recovery.

PLAY OF THE GAME

Three minutes into overtime.

Third-and-8 for the Vikings at the 50-yard line

The situation: The score was tied 17-17.

The play: Backup quarterback Brooks Bollinger, who seven plays earlier replaced injured Tarvaris Jackson, fumbled the snap from center and Shaun Rogers recovered for Detroit.

The result: The Lions quickly drove for the winning field goal.

JACKSON'S ACTIONS

Play: No way to look past four bad interceptions and a 26.4 quarterback ranking. The Vikings only got inside the red zone twice. Grade: Wynn

Leadership: The guy on the other team showed how a quarterback shows some panache. Grade: Wynn

Stats: Completed 17 of 33 passes for only 166 yards. Have we mentioned the four interceptions? Grade: Wynn

Overall: The Vikings believe if Jackson keeps mistakes to a minimum, they will be OK. Hey, it's back to square one. Grade: Wynn

TOUCHDOWN DANCES

2 Offense

3 Defense

Ray Edwards' fumble return means the defense is still outscoring the offense this year.

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