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Turning Point: Early Strikes

The Vikings won the coin toss and easily won the battle for early momentum, putting the crowd in a frenzy and both the offense and defense in "the zone" against the 49ers.

A game can turn on several key moments. As players and coaches will attest, each game has its own flow and style. Sometimes a game can be over for one team before it gets a chance to begin. In Sunday's win over the 49ers, the game turned before the opening kickoff, and something as seemingly meaningless as a coin flip proved to be the turning point of the game. As the road team, the 49ers were...

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