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Key matchup: Starting at the ends

Jared Allen (Sam Riche/Getty)

The Vikings will look for ways to pressure Matthew Stafford, who is less mobile than normal after a hip injury. Jared Allen and Brian Robison have only one sack between them, but they have been applying the pressure.

When Detroit quarterback Matthew Stafford left last Sunday's game in the fourth quarter with a hip injury, Lions fans held their collective breath hoping that the injury wasn't too serious. He will play Sunday, but still has lingering effects from his ailing hip and will likely be a stationary target, making the battle between defensive ends Jared Allen and Brian Robison and Detroit offensive... Recommended Stories

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