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Personal demons exorcised in Vikings win

Adrian Peterson (Leon Halip/Getty)

While the team snapped a divisional losing streak, Adrian Peterson snapped a drought in 100-yard rushing games and Christian Ponder erased a bad game last year at Detroit. Plus, gobs of notes that help tell the tale of the Vikings' 20-13 win.

Dating back to when the Vikings lost to Detroit in the regular-season finale of the 2010 season, Minnesota had won just three of their previous 17 games heading into September 2012. They have now matched that win total in their last four games. Sunday's 20-13 win over the Detroit Lions also exorcized a personal demon for Adrian Peterson. He had his first 100-yard rushing game since his...

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