LAST TIME VS. DETROIT – The Vikings beat the Lions, 21-16, at Ford Field on December 4, 2005. QB Brad Johnson completed 17-23 passes for 256 yards and 2 TD, including an 80-yard TD pass. RB Michael Bennett rushed for 79 yards and caught a TD pass from Johnson. LB E.J. Henderson led the defense with 8 tackles. Current Vikings’ RB Artose Pinner led the Lions with 64 rushing yards on 14 carries and added a TD run. Johnson’s 80-yard TD toss moved him into a tie with Fran Tarkenton and Joe Kapp for the most 80+ yard passes in a career by Vikings QBs.