The Detroit Lions crushed the Minnesota Vikings, 45 to 14, on December 9, 1978.

Final

MIN

Vikings

8-6-1

14

DET

Lions

6-9-0

45

Team

MIN

DET

1

0

14

2

7

14

3

7

3

4

0

14

Total

14

45

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st quarter

MIN

DET

Lions

Horace King 34-yard pass from Gary Danielson (Benny Ricardo kick)

0

7

Lions

Leonard Thompson 5-yard pass from Gary Danielson (Benny Ricardo kick)

0

14

2nd quarter

MIN

DET

Vikings

Robert Miller 1-yard run (Rick Danmeier kick)

7

14

Lions

Leonard Thompson 17-yard pass from Gary Danielson (Benny Ricardo kick)

7

21

Lions

Leonard Thompson 45-yard pass from Gary Danielson (Benny Ricardo kick)

7

28

3rd quarter

MIN

DET

Vikings

Kevin Miller 34-yard pass from Fran Tarkenton (Rick Danmeier kick)

14

28

Lions

Benny Ricardo 30-yard field goal

14

31

4th quarter

MIN

DET

Lions

Horace King 5-yard pass from Gary Danielson (Benny Ricardo kick)

14

38

Lions

Luther Bradley 76-yard interception return (Benny Ricardo kick)

14

45