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NFL: Minnesota 41, N.Y. Giants 17

  |   Nov. 25, 2007 at 5:45 PM
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Nov. 25 (UPI) -- The Minnesota Vikings ran three of their four interceptions back for touchdowns Sunday in a 41-17 rout of the New York Giants.

Darren Sharper, Dwight Smith and Chad Greenway all returned Eli Manning interceptions for scores, helping the Vikings (5-6) win their second straight game.

Minnesota quarterback Tavaris Jackson passed for 129 yards and a touchdown and rushed for another 38 yards.

Jackson and Sidney Rice hooked up on a 60-yard TD pass, helping the Vikings run up a 24-7 lead by halftime.

Chester Taylor ran for 77 yards and a score for Minnesota.

Manning completed 21 of 49 passes and one touchdown.

The Giants (7-4) fell three games behind Dallas in the NFC East.

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