By Brett Stolpestad
The Vikings moved their record to (3-1) after the defeating the Detroit Lions Sunday, taking the lead in the NFC North division.
The Vikings defeated the Detroit Lions 20-13 Sunday with the help of a 105 yard return from Percy Harvin on the opening kickoff, the Star tribune reported.
Marcus Sherels added to the Viking lead with a 77-yard punt return for a touchdown in the third quarter, the Pioneer Press reported.
Adrian Peterson ran for 102 yards over 21 carries, making it the first time Peterson has broken 100 yards carried since Oct. 3 of 2011, the Star Tribune reported.
Christian Ponder completed 16 passes of 26 attempts with no touchdown throws or interceptions.