The Detroit Lions couldn't pull it off against the Minnesota Vikings, 24 to 22, on December 8, 1996.

Final

MIN

Vikings

8-6-0

24

DET

Lions

5-9-0

22

Team

MIN

DET

1

3

0

2

14

10

3

0

3

4

7

9

Total

24

22

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st quarter

MIN

DET

Vikings

Scott Sisson 31-yard field goal

3

0

2nd quarter

MIN

DET

Vikings

Amp Lee 3-yard pass from Brad Johnson (Scott Sisson kick)

10

0

Lions

Johnnie Morton 15-yard pass from Scott Mitchell (Jason Hanson kick)

10

7

Vikings

Jake Reed 13-yard pass from Brad Johnson (Scott Sisson kick)

17

7

Lions

Jason Hanson 30-yard field goal

17

10

3rd quarter

MIN

DET

Lions

Jason Hanson 48-yard field goal

17

13

4th quarter

MIN

DET

Lions

Jason Hanson 31-yard field goal

17

16

Vikings

Cris Carter 30-yard pass from Brad Johnson (Scott Sisson kick)

24

16

Lions

Barry Sanders 2-yard run (two-point conversion failed)

24

22