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Titans vs. Vikings Game Recap: Minnesota cruises to easy win, 30-7

The Vikings had little trouble with the Titans on Sunday.

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The Minnesota Vikings defeated the Tennessee Titans, 30-7, on Sunday afternoon in the Metrodome. The Vikings jumped on top in the first half, and held on the rest of the way for an easy victory.

Minnesota struck first with 2:35 left in the first quarter when Percy Harvin scored on a 4-yard run. The touchdown capped a 9-play, 91-yard drive. Harvin put the Vikings in position to score after a 45-yard reception from quarterback Christian Ponder. Harvin's touchdown can be seen here in gif form:


Harvin all but put the game away with 10-yard touchdown catch near the end of the third quarter than put the Vikings up 23-0. Harvin broke several ankles on the score. Jocks were strewn across the field.


The Titans didn't get on the board until Matt Hasselbeck connected with Jared Cook on a ten-yard touchdown with 10:40 to play. That finished a 12-play, 77-yard drive. It was the first Tennessee drive to end in Vikings territory. Minnesota answered that drive immediately, driving for a touchdown on a catch from Kyle Rudolph to put the score at 30-7.

With the win, the Vikings move to 4-1 on the year. The Titans drop to 1-4.

Fantasy studs/dud

As animated above, Percy Harvin was mighty studly. He caught eight passes for 108 yards and a score, while adding two rushes for eight yards and a TD.

Chris Johnson was...ugh. Fantasy owners expecting big things from Johnson may be the saddest people on earth. He rushed for a whopping 19 yards on 13 carries.(link to


The Vikings rewarded their bettors by crushing the six-point spread. For a complete list of spreads, head to SB Nation's NFL odds page.

Injury info

No major injuries in the game.

Next team on the schedule

The Vikings visit the Redskins, while the Titans host the Steelers.

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