Thread: Vikings Big Days v Lions
Vikings Big Days v Lions
* CB Cedric Griffi n earned NFC Defensive Player of the Week honors
for his performance at Detroit (12/10/06) when he had an interception,
forced a fumble on the opening kickoff, and had a fumble recovery.
* WR Bobby Wade scored his 1st career TD when he returned a punt 73
yards for a TD vs. Detroit (9/18/05) when he was with the Bears.
* CB Antoine Winfi eld recorded 12 tackles and picked off a Joey Harrington
pass vs. Detroit (11/6/05).
* S Darren Sharper posted his 1st career interception when he picked
off Lions QB Scott Mitchell vs. Detroit (11/2/97) and returned it 50 yards
for his 1st career TD. He also picked off two passes earlier this season
at Detroit (9/16/07). Sharper has posted at least one INT in 4 of his 5
games vs. Detroit since joining the Vikings.
* DT Pat Williams sacked Jon Kitna and forced a fumble that was recovered
by LB Ben Leber for a TD vs. Detroit (10/8/06).
* LB E.J. Henderson intercepted the 1st pass of his career when he
picked off Jon Kitna vs. Detroit (10/8/06) and returned it 45 yards to
score his 1st career TD.
* LB Ben Leber recovered a Jon Kitna fumble that was forced by Pat
Williams in the end zone vs. Detroit (10/8/06) to score his 3rd career TD.
* RB Chester Taylor rushed for 123 yards vs. Detroit (10/8/06).
* S Dwight Smith picked off Jon Kitna at Detroit (12/10/06) and returned
it 47 yards and also posted a sack in the game.
* K Ryan Longwell booted his second career game-winning OT kick vs.
Detroit (12/11/05) on Sunday Night Football when he hit a 28-yarder for
* WR Robert Ferguson had 2 catches for 45 yards and a TD at Detroit
(9/22/02) with Green Bay.
* DE Ray Edwards scored his fi rst career NFL touchdown with his 9-
yard fumble return for a score at Detroit (9/16/07).
* P Chris Kluwe set a new team record with a 57.5-yard gross punting
average (230 yards on 4 punts) at Detroit (9/16/07), breaking Mitch
BergerÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s mark of 55.8 set vs. Cincinnati (11/15/98).
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