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Ten points off two turnovers lift Lions over Vikings in Detroit

By apnews@1500espn.com

DETROIT — The Detroit Lions are now agonizingly close to a playoff spot.

And agonizing is a pretty good way to describe their latest victory.

Matt Prater’s 33-yard field goal with 3:38 remaining lifted Detroit to a 16-14 win over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday, pulling the Lions into a tie for first place in the NFC North.

Detroit spotted Minnesota a 14-0 lead before slowly rallying with the help of two second-quarter interceptions.

Even at the end, the Lions had to sweat out a 68-yard field goal attempt by Minnesota’s Blair Walsh on the game’s…

Source:: 1500 ESPN Sportswire

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