Vikings 20, Lions 13

Updated: October 1, 2012, 5:22 AM ET
Associated Press

DETROIT -- For one day at least, the Minnesota Vikings can enjoy being in sole possession of first place.

That's major progress for a team that won only three games a season ago.

"It's not something we want to run away from or hide from," coach Leslie Frazier said. "We want to embrace it. It was one of our goals when the season began, to win the NFC North."

The Vikings took advantage of Detroit's awful kick coverage Sunday, scoring on both a kickoff and a punt to beat the Lions ...

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