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Detroit Lions quarterback Shaun Hill, left, is sacked by Minnesota Vikings defensive end Ray Edwards during the third quarter Sunday in Minneapolis. (Associated Press)

Vikings get another big day from defense


By Dave Campbell, AP Sports Writer

MINNEAPOLIS -- Minnesota's defense is filled with feisty, alpha-male personalities, a proud group of veterans determined to prove they're still one of the NFL's best despite their age.

They were in prime form against Detroit on Sunday, whether swarming rookie running back Jahvid Best, covering Pro Bowl wide receiver Calvin Johnson tight, or trading trash talk and shoves with the frustrated Lions.

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