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Turning point: Season-saving fast 4 minutes

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The Vikings were starting to let momentum turn to the Rams when Adrian Peterson ripped off a TD, the defense followed suit and Blair Walsh crushed another 50-yarder.

Whenever a team plays on the road in the NFL, getting off to a fast start is emphasized to take the crowd out of it. With the game tied 7-7 with 12:39 remaining in the first half, the Vikings used all three phases of their game to blow it open – creating a back-breaking four-minute turning point of the game. After scoring on their first possession, the Vikings held a 7-0 lead as the game... Recommended Stories

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