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Percy Harvin of the Minnesota Vikings runs the opening kickoff for a touchdown as he is pursued by Darrell Stuckey of the San Diego Chargers Sunday in San Diego. Associated Press.

Chargers give Vikes late jolt


By Bernie Wilson

AP Sports Writer

SAN DIEGO -- The San Diego Chargers seemed headed for another one of those slow starts that have defined coach Norv Turner's tenure.

The Chargers not only let Percy Harvin return the opening kickoff 103 yards for a touchdown, but kicker Nate Kaeding hurt his left knee on the play, forcing punter Mike Scifres to do his first place-kicking since college.

Well, guess again.

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