GAMEDAY Open Thread/Live Blog: Lions Take on Vikings in Week 7 Matchup

John Maakaron

Join us as we LIVE blog Detroit's Week 7 contest with the Minnesota Vikings, as part of our weekly GAMEDAY Open Thread.

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UPDATE: 

53 minutes Prior to Kickoff, NFL Referees are booed by Lions Fans in attendance at Ford Field. 

FIRST QUARTER 

15:00: Minnesota Vikings Win Coin Toss, Defer 

12:46: Ruling of a Lions Fumble Is REVERSED. Last play ruled an incomplete pass. Prater FG attempt. 56 Yard attempt

12:43 FALSE START Penalty. Lions. S.Martin punts 33 yards to MIN 9

10:46: B.Colquitt punts 44 yards to DET 23. Lions take over possession on offense. RB Kerryon Johnson has 9 yards rushing on two attempts

8:04: M.Stafford pass short right to D.Amendola to MIN 17 for 11 yards. Penalty on MIN for def holding was declined 

7:41: M.Stafford pass to M.Jones for 16 yards --TOUCHDOWN. Extra Point is good by Prater. 7-0 Lions. 7 plays, 77 yards, Time of possession- 3:03 

5:23: K.Cousins pass deep left to A.Thielen for 25 yards, TOUCHDOWN. Extra Point is Good. Lions 7 Vikings 7 

UPDATE

NFL History: Matthew Stafford is fastest QB to reach 40,000 Passing Yards

:17: M.Stafford pass short left to M.Jones for 3 yards, TOUCHDOWN. Extra Point is GOOD. Lions 14 Vikings 7

SECOND QUARTER

12:44: K.Cousins pass short left to O.Johnson for 1 yard, TOUCHDOWN. Extra Point is GOOD. Lions 14 Vikings 14

 7:10: Both Kerryon Johnson and Darius are QUESTIONABLE to return with injuries. Johnson - left knee. Slay - hamstring 

3:33: D.Cook left end for 8 yards, TOUCHDOWN Vikings. Extra Point Good. Vikings 21 Lions 14 

:06: M.Stafford pass short right to M.Jones for 10 yards, TOUCHDOWN. Extra Point Good. Lions 21 Vikings 21 

Halftime: Lions 21-Vikings 21

THIRD QUARTER 

15:00: Vikings Ball to Start 3rd Quarter 

9:08: K.Cousins pass short left to C.Ham for 5 yards, TOUCHDOWN. Vikings 28 Lions 21

3:26: M.Prater 46 yard field goal is GOOD. Vikings 28 Lions 24

End of 3Q -- Lions trail 28-24

FOURTH QUARTER 

12:52: 45-yard FG Attempt - Vikings. NO GOOD. Lions take over possession 

8:52: Turnover on Downs. Lions fail to convert 4th and 2. Vikings Ball

5:46: K.Cousins pass short middle to K.Rudolph for 15 yards, TOUCHDOWN. D.Bailey extra point is GOOD. Vikings 35 Lions 24

3:10: M.Stafford pass short left to M.Jones for 2 yards, TOUCHDOWN. 2-pt conversion fails. Vikings 35 Lions 30

2:00: D.Cook up the middle for 4 yards, TOUCHDOWN. Extra Point is good. Vikings 42 Lions 30

Vikings 42 Lions 30 Final Score 

Comments (26)
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DetroitsFinest1
DetroitsFinest1

The defense just let Cousins do whatever he wanted — WRONG. Season over

DetroitsFinest1
DetroitsFinest1

So Angry at the Lions

DetroitsFinest1
DetroitsFinest1

Lions and Vikings Tied

DetroitsFinest1
DetroitsFinest1

Confused AF right now

Lions4Ever
Lions4Ever

Vikings about to score

DetroitsFinest1
DetroitsFinest1

Wide receivers for Vikings are unreal

Lions4Ever
Lions4Ever

Great First Quarter - Nice

DetroitsFinest1
DetroitsFinest1

Stafford is so underrated

DetroitsFinest1
DetroitsFinest1

NICE RECORD FOR STAFFORD

DetroitsFinest1
DetroitsFinest1

Have to respond with TD of our own

Lions4Ever
Lions4Ever

7-7 -- Lions have To defend Better Ken Cousins will eat them up

DetroitsFinest1
DetroitsFinest1

THAT was a sick catch by Minn

DetroitsFinest1
DetroitsFinest1

Cousins has ALL Day

Lions4Ever
Lions4Ever

Have to keep scoring - DONT LET UP

Lions4Ever
Lions4Ever

Love Marvin Jones

Lions4Ever
Lions4Ever

Great Drive

DetroitsFinest1
DetroitsFinest1

TD — Lions. Nice

Lions4Ever
Lions4Ever

That's right -- throw them flags. Refs suck

DetroitsFinest1
DetroitsFinest1

Kerryon Almost broke it - Man

Lions4Ever
Lions4Ever

Scared for Stafford

DetroitsFinest1
DetroitsFinest1

Better Save Stafford

Lions4Ever
Lions4Ever

Didn't like that opening play

Lions4Ever
Lions4Ever

Lions must beat Vikings and Refs

DetroitsFinest1
DetroitsFinest1

NFL refs are incompetent at best

DetroitsFinest1
DetroitsFinest1

Lions lose a close one 27-24


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