MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Adrian Peterson had 192 total yards and the Minnesota Vikings rebounded from a rough season opener for a 26-16 victory Sunday over the Detroit Lions.
Peterson, playing in front of a pro-Vikings crowd for the first time in 658 days, rushed 29 times for 134 yards after receiving a pregame standing ovation out of the tunnel and a couple of ''AP! AP! AP!'' chants from the fans on a sun-soaked afternoon.
Teddy Bridgewater played a smart, sharp game for Minnesota (1-1) after looking lost Monday in defeat at San Francisco, throwing one touchdown and running for another while finishing 14 for 18 for 153 yards and no turnovers.
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Matthew Stafford was erratic for Detroit (0-2), which fell behind 14-0 early in the second quarter and netted just 38 yards rushing against a defense that surrendered 230 yards on the ground to the 49ers.
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