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Vikings determined to make short week work

The Vikings have a short time frame to prepare for the Lions, who have been studying up on the Vikings since Monday. The Vikings are determined to make it work and cite a few reasons why it shouldn't matter as much.

The Vikings have found themselves breaking a lot of new ground this season. From the off-the-field distractions that broke the team down to the collapse of the Metrodome to playing the first Tuesday game in the NFL since 1946. This is a team that has become accustomed to adversity. After returning to the Twin Cities about 3 a.m. Wednesday, they started preparing for the Lions about six... Recommended Stories