Nov 11, 2012; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson (81) talks with Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson (28) following the game at the Metrodome. The Vikings defeated the Lions 34-24. Mandatory Credit: Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports

Detroit Lions vs. Minnesota Vikings: Game Time, TV Schedule, Live Stream and Injury Report


The Detroit Lions and Minnesota Vikings are set for an important NFC North game to start the 2013 season. The Lions look to put their disappointing 2012 season behind them while the Vikings look to prove their run to the playoffs wasn’t a fluke. Here is a rundown of all the important information for this week one matchup.

Minnesota Vikings at Detroit Lions – 1:00 PM ET
Ford Field – Detroit, MI
TV: Fox (Brennaman, Billick, Okmin)
Radio: 97.1 FM in Detroit (click here for affiliates)
Live Stream: NFL Live
Favorite: Lions by 4
Game Time Weather: Indoors

When we last met: November 11, 2012
The Lions looked to have corrected many of the issues that plagued them early in the 2012 season having three of the last four entering their second meeting with the Vikings. However they couldn’t keep it going, falling behind early and allowing Adrian Peterson to go off for 171 yards. The loss was the first of what would become eight straight to close out the season.

Injury Report
Detroit Lions
Out: None
Doubtful: None
Questionable: None
Probable: Ziggy Ansah (concussion), Louis Delmas (knee), Jason Jones (knee)

Minnesota Vikings
Out: Kevin Williams (knee)
Doubtful: None
Questionable: None
Probable: McLeod Bethel-Thompson (illness), Sharrif Floyd (knee), Phil Loadholt (knee), Cordarrelle Patterson (back), Mistral Raymond (shoulder), Letroy Guion (finger), Harrison Smith (back), Chris Cook (groin), Larry Dean (shoulder), Erin Henderson (heel)

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