23 to avoid winless preseason

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Blair Walsh kicked a 25yard field goal with 1:41 left to give the Vikings a 2423 victory over the Tennessee Titans at the Metrodome on Thursday night, helping the Vikings avoid a winless preseason.

Marcus Sherels’ 109 yard kickoff return to start the second half was the game’s highlight play.

Sherels’ return gave the Vikings a 2117 lead, but the Titans got field goals of 30 and 24 yards from Rob Bironas to take a 2321 lead.

Walsh missed a 42yard field goal attempt with 7:36 remaining.

But led by quarterback Bethel Terrelle Pryor Black Jersey McLeodThompson, the Vikings drove to set up Walsh’s winning kick in the final minutes.

Tennessee got the ball back but a botched snap was recovered by the Vikings’ Collins Ukwu with 53 seconds left.

Rusty Smith hit Jack Doyle with a 2yard touchdown pass with 26 seconds left in the first half to give Tennessee a 1714 halftime lead.

BethelThompson connected with Joe Banyard for an 11yard scoring pass two minutes before Doyle’s TD to give the Vikings a raidersofficialonline.com/6_terrelle_pryor_jersey_authentic_black_limited_cheap shortlived 1410 lead.

The Banyard TD came shortly after Vikings guard Seth Olsen was taken off the field on a stretcher. Olsen appeared to hit his head on the knee of a Titans player while blocking, snapping his head back a bit. Olsen was strapped to a board before being wheeled off on the stretcher, but did give a thumbs up to the crowd. The Vikings said Olsen had a neck injury.

Cornerback Bobby Felder also left the game because of an ankle injury late in the third quarter. Felder is in a battle with Sherels to make the team at both cornerback and punt returner.

The Titans scored in the first half on a 28yard field goal by Bironas and a 17yard pass from backup quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick to rookie Justin Hunter. The Vikings’ first touchdown came on a 1yard run by Matt Asiata, who had eight carries for 32 yards in the opening drive.

The Vikings’ offensive and defensive starters did not play. They wore their uniforms, but did not bring their helmets or shoulder pads. The regular season opens at Detroit on Sept. 8. Commenters must follow our Terms of Use.

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