Minnesota Vikings defeat Baltimore Ravens, 33-31

The circus act the Vikings put themselves through to get Brett Favre was worth it.

Sure, it might have caused a few headaches, but eight games into the season, there is little doubt coach Brad Childress and owner Zygi Wilf would do it all again.

The Vikings are enjoying their bye week with a 7-1 record and a 2 1/2-game lead in the NFC North. Along with New Orleans (7-0), they appear to be the class of the conference, and the 40-year-old quarterback with the surgicall...

Vikings rookie wide receiver Percy Harvin left the Metrodome with his left arm in a sling Sunday after re-injuring his left shoulder on a fourth-quarter kickoff return.

Harvin, who declined to comment after the Vikings' 33-31 victory over Baltimore, was injured with a little more than 5 minutes left. The Ravens had pulled within six points when Harvin fielded the ball at his own goal line and got to the 14 before being tackled by Matt Lawrence. A pile of Ravens played e...

The Vikings got a scare when Pro Bowl running back Adrian Peterson came up limping after he twisted his left ankle awkwardly on a spinning tackle by Baltimore Ravens linebacker Dannell Ellerbe in the fourth quarter Sunday.

"I was in some pain," Peterson said. "It wasn't broken or anything. Right now, it's feeling real good."

Peterson was able to return and finish off his 143-yard rushing performance in a 33-31 victory against the Ravens.

Peterson eclipsed 100 yard...