MINNEAPOLIS - SEPTEMBER 26: Tight end Tony Scheffler #85 of the Detroit Lions is pursued by Chad Greenway #52 of the Minnesota Vikings as Jeff Backus #76 of the Lions defends during the second half at Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome on September 26 2010 in Minneapolis Minnesota. The Vikings defeated the Lions 24-10. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)
Detroit defeated the Lions, but not before Joe Webb valiantly tried to lead a comeback.
The Lions raced out to 21-0 and 28-7 leads, but, behind Joe Webb, Minnesota closed to within a possession and fell, 34-28, only after Webb failed to lead a game-winning drive late.
But Webb, inserted for an ineffective Ponder, threw for 84 yards and a touchdown and ran for 109 yards and another score. The Vikings have a surfeit of backup quarterbacks, it seems.
Detroit moved to 8-5 with the win, while Minnesota fell to 2-11 with the loss.
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