The Minnesota Vikings squeaked out a win over the Detroit Lions, 26 to 24, on September 20, 1981.

Final

DET

Lions

1-2-0

24

MIN

Vikings

1-2-0

26

Team

DET

MIN

1

0

7

2

14

10

3

7

6

4

3

3

Total

24

26

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st quarter

DET

MIN

Vikings

Ted Brown 1-yard run (Rick Danmeier kick)

0

7

2nd quarter

DET

MIN

Vikings

Joe Senser 4-yard pass from Tommy Kramer (Rick Danmeier kick)

0

14

Lions

Billy Sims 2-yard run (Eddie Murray kick)

7

14

Lions

Billy Sims 3-yard run (Eddie Murray kick)

14

14

Vikings

Rick Danmeier 39-yard field goal

14

17

3rd quarter

DET

MIN

Vikings

Ted Brown 59-yard pass from Tommy Kramer (kick failed)

14

23

Lions

Gary Danielson 1-yard run (Eddie Murray kick)

21

23

4th quarter

DET

MIN

Lions

Eddie Murray 25-yard field goal

24

23

Vikings

Rick Danmeier 20-yard field goal

24

26