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Notebook: Turnovers Critical in Win

Coaches preach about winning the battle of the turnovers, and given the number of points scored off turnovers in Detroit, it would have been a much different game without them. Plus, see what was said about some players making a comeback and an emerging playmaker on defense.

For those who still don't believe that turnovers are one of the most important statistics to foretell success in the NFL, just look at the Minnesota Vikings' season. When the Vikings commit three or more turnovers, they are 1-4. When they get their opponents to commit three or more, they are 4-1. In their 30-20 win against the Detroit Lions on Sunday, the Vikings turned the ball over twice and... Recommended Stories

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