Vikings Upset 49ers 24-13
The Vikings improved to 2-1 Sunday with a stunning 24-13 win at home against the previously San Francisco 49ers. Minnesota jumped out to a 17-3 haltime lead and never trailed. Christian Ponder threw for 198 yards and 2 touchdowns and had a 23-yard touchdown run for the Vikings. Adrian Peterson ran for 86 yards on 25 carries and had 2 catches for 21 yards.
Percy Harvin led the Viking receivers with 9 catches for 89 yards and Kyle Rudolph had 2 touchdown receptions. The Vikings forced the 49ers into 3 turnovers. The Vikings outgained the 49ers 344 yards to 280.
Minnesota is tied atop the NFC North with Chicago. Detroit is 1-2 after losing in overtime at Tennessee. The Vikings play at Detroit Sunday at noon, pregame on WJON at 11am.