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3:12 PM - The Vikings fall 22-16 in overtime to the Lions. Detroit scores on a 28-yard pass to win the game. The Vikings are now 5-3 and have lost three straight games.

2:58 PM - The Lions win the coin toss as will get the ball to start overtime.

2:56 PM - Detroit hits a 58-yard field goal as time expires to tie the game at 16. The Vikings are headed to overtime for the first time this season.

2:52 PM -Rhett Ellison scores the go-ahead touchdown!

The Vikings capitalize Ellison punches it in from 1-yard out for a touchdown. Blair Walsh adds the extra point as the Vikings take a 16-13 lead with 23 seconds left.

2:39 PM - The Vikings are driving and have the ball at Detroit's 30-yard line at the 2-minute warning. Adam Thielen has a pair of catches for first downs on this drive. Minnesota trails 13-9.

2:32 PM -Minnesota's defense holds Detroit on third down as the Lions are forced to punt. The Vikings take over on their own 21-yard line with 4:14 left in the fourth quarter.

2:28 PM - The Vikings can't convert on fourth-and-1 as Asiata is stopped for no gain. Detroit takes over on the Vikings 4-yard line.

2:14 PM -Detroit takes advantage of the blocked field goal with a field goal of their own as Matt Prater is good from 53 yards out. Minnesota trails 13-9 with 12:33 left in the fourth quarter.

2:09 PM - Blair Walsh's 46-yard field goal try is blocked. The Lions take over at Minnesota's 42-yard line.

2:06 PM - The Vikings convert on third-and-8 on the last play of the third quarter as Bradford finds Diggs for 12 yards. Minnesota trails 10-9 heading into the fourth quarter and has the ball on Detroit's 31-yard line.

2:00 PM - The Vikings defense continues to stifle Detroit as Minnesota forces a third consecutive three-and-out. Diggs returns the punt 19 yards to Detroit's 41-yard line.

1:50 PM -The Vikings tie up the score!

The Vikings drive for a touchdown as Bradford hits Rudolph for a 1-yard pass. Blair Walsh's extra point hits the upright and is no good. Minnesota trails 10-9 with 4:02 left in the third quarter.

1:42 PM - Minnesota's defense forces another quick three-and-out. Detroit's punt goes out of bounds at the 22-yard line as the Vikings take over.

1:37 PM - The Vikings go three-and-out on their opening drive of the half as Bradford is sacked on third down. Detroit will start at its own 23-yard line.

1:33 PM - The Vikings defense starts off the second half with a stout three-and-out. Diggs returns the Lions' punt to Minnesota's 35-yard line.

1:17 PM - The Vikings trail 10-3 at the half. The Lions are outgaining Minnesota 171-105 in total offense. Blair Walsh has a 33-yard field goal while Chad Greenway had an interception in the first half.

1:14 PM -The Lions have scored the games first touchdown.

The Lions put together a 17-play drive that spans 84 yards as they score on a 1-yard touchdown pass from Matthew Stafford to Anquon Boldin. Detroit leads 10-3 with five seconds left in the second quarter.

12:51 PM - The Vikings lose 22 yards on their drive and are forced to punt. Locke pins the Lions at their own 16-yard line.

12:47 PM -The Vikings force the game first turnover as Chad Greenway picks off Matthew Stafford, who was pressured by Danielle Hunter. The Vikings start at Detroit's 18-yard line.

12:41 PM - The Vikings have tied up the game.

The Vikings get inside the red zone but settle for a 33-yard from Blair Walsh. Minnesota and Detroit are tied at 3 early in the second quarter.

12:39 PM - The Vikings trail 3-0 at the end of the first quarter but are driving. Minnesota has the ball on Detroit's 23-yard line after the Vikings converted a third-and-10 earlier in the drive with a 15-yard ran by Laquon Treadwell, the rookie's first NFL reception. Ronnie Hillman has four carries for 29 yards so far.

12:32 PM - Minnesota's defense forces a quick three-and-out as the Vikings will start at their own 25-yard line.

12:27 PM -The Vikings are dinger for an offensive pass interference call and can't convert the ensuing third-down pass. Locke pins Detroit deep at the 13-yard line.

Vikings cornerback Captain Munnerlyn is questionable to return with an ankle/knee injury.

12:17 PM -The Lions get on the board first.

The Vikings give up a 42-yard run on third down to Theo Riddick, but hold strong as the Lions kick a 47-yard field goal early in the first quarter. 3-0 Lions.

12:10 PM - The Vikings go with quick passes to open the game but drive stalls near midfield. Jeff Locke punts to the 14-yard line as the Lions take over.

12:03 PM - Detroit win the toss and elects to defer. The Vikings and quarterback Sam Bradford will start on offense.

10:30 AM - After missing last week's game due to injury, running back Jerick McKinnon and safety Andrew Sendejo are both listed as active for today's second consecutive division matchup.

The Vikings return home after nearly a month since their last game at U.S. Bank Stadium (Oct. 9) and will look to defeat the Lions in Minneapolis for the 17th time since 1998. In that time span, Detroit has won only twice in Vikings territory.

McKinnon currently leads the Vikings in rushing with 217 yards on 68 attempts. After being held from Wednesday's practice with an ankle injury, McKinnon was limited in practice Thursday and Friday.

His mindset all week, however, has been to be back on the field to help his team.

"All I'm really focused on is making a play for the team, creating a spark," McKinnon said Wednesday. "That's my main focus, to get back out there and make a play for the team.

"I'm excited about being back, and hopefully I can get something going," he added.

Sendejo will be a welcome addition to the Vikings secondary after being sidelined at Chicago with an ankle injury he suffered early in the Eagles game on Oct. 23.

Over six games, Sendejo has 33 tackles (20 solo), two passes broken up and two fumble recoveries. He also has a pair interceptions, which ties with cornerbacks Trae Waynes and Xavier Rhodes for the team lead.

The Vikings started Matt Asiata in place of McKinnon and Jayron Kearse in place of Sendejo against the Bears. Vikings Head Coach Mike Zimmer ended up using a rotation of Kearse and Anthony Harris in Sendejo's spot opposite Harrison Smith.

Minnesota's inactive players for today's game are as follows: linebacker Eric Kendricks, guard Alex Boone, tight ends MyCole Pruitt and David Morgan, wide receiver Jarius Wright, guard Zac Kerin and defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd.

Linebacker Audie Cole will step into the starting lineup for Kendricks, while Jeremiah Sirles will play for Boone. Sunday will mark Cole's first start of the 2016. It will Sirles' third start of the season, after filling in at right tackle against the Texans and at Philadelphia. On Sept. 25 at Carolina, Sirles subbed in at left guard when Boone was injured during the game.

Here is the list of Lions inactives:

CB Darius Slay

LB DeAndre Levy

RB Justin Forsett

TE Khari Lee

T Riley Reiff

G Joe Dahl

CB Johnthan Banks

After a nearly a month away from their home building, the Vikings return to U.S. Bank Stadium today, hoping to put an end to their two-game losing stream as they play host to the 4-4 Detroit Lions, with kickoff scheduled for Noon CT.

It was an eventful week at Winter Park with Offensive Coordinator Norv Turner resigning early Wednesday morning, with Head Coach Mike Zimmer then handing that job over to Tight Ends Coach Pat Shurmur, who will take over the play-calling duties starting this afternoon. Hear from Zimmer and Shurmur via their weekly press conference videos here:

The Lions are coming off a 20-13 loss to the Texans last Sunday and are a team that's had three-game losing and winning streaks so far this season. They are just 1-3 away from Ford Field this season.

Despite the retirement of WR Calvin Johnson this past offseason, QB Matthew Stafford is having one of the best seasons of his career, as he currently ranks fourth in the NFL in quarterback rating, having thrown 16 touchdowns to just four interceptions. Free agent addition Marvin Jones is sixth in the NFL in receiving yards, while RB Theo Riddick, a player who has given the Vikings problems at times over the years, is shining in a larger role given to him so far this season.

Stay with and the Vikings App all day for gameday coverage. For now, watch the videos below to get ready for today's matchup...

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