Seven games into the 2012 season, the Vikings forged forward with a 21-14 hard-fought win over the Arizona Cardinals. Minnesota is now 5-2 and remained undefeated at home at 4-0.
Sunday’s Mall of America Field sellout crowd of 61,068 was the largest of the season. They watched the incredible record-setting Adrian Peterson run for 153 yards and a determined 13-yard touchdown to lead the way.
The Vikings bounced back on both sides of the ball from a rough week in Washington. As Dorothy said in The Wizard of Oz, “There’s no place like home.” The Vikings spoiled the homecoming for a pair of native sons, Larry Fitzgerald, Jr. and Michael Floyd of the Cardinals, holding both players in check.
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