MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Blair Walsh's 34-yard field goal with 1:43 left in overtime gave the Minnesota Vikings a 23-20 victory over the Chicago Bears on Sunday after both teams missed kicks in the extra period.
Adrian Peterson rushed 35 times for 211 yards for the Vikings (3-8-1), who tied Green
Maryville, Mo. (NSIC) For the University of Minnesota Duluth it was a case of too little, too late Saturday afternoon in its NCAA Division II second-round playoff clash with Northwest Missouri State University.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) Christian Hackenberg threw for 339 yards and four touchdowns, and Penn State pounced on a slew of blunders before holding off a late rally to upset No. 14 Wisconsin 31-24 on Saturday.
Hackenberg, a freshman, showed the poise of a veteran in dissecting a tough defense.
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) Jeremy Langford ran for 134 yards and a touchdown, and No. 11 Michigan State wrapped up an unbeaten regular season in Big Ten play with a 14-3 victory over Minnesota on Saturday.
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) Adrian Peterson returned to Minnesota Vikings' practice on Friday and is probable for Sunday's game against the Chicago Bears.
DETROIT (AP) Matthew Stafford made up for some mistakes with three touchdown passes, including one to Calvin Johnson, to help the Detroit Lions score 37 straight points after an awful start to beat the Green Bay Packers 40-10 on Thursday.
DETROIT (AP) Green Bay center Evan Dietrich-Smith has left its game at Detroit because of a knee injury, and he will not return.
Dietrich-Smith is the lineman who was stomped on by Detroit's Ndamukong Suh in a Thanksgiving game two years ago.