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NFL: Minnesota 33, Baltimore 31

Oct. 18, 2009 at 8:45 PM
MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 18 (UPI) -- Ryan Longwell kicked a late field goal and Minnesota escaped with a 33-31 win over Baltimore Sunday after the Ravens missed a last-second attempt to win.

Longwell's 31-yard kick put the Vikings, who had blown a 17-point lead, back in front with 1:56 remaining. The Ravens' Steven Hausch then missed a 44-yard field goal attempt as time expired.

Baltimore scored 21 points in the fourth quarter.

Brett Favre connected on 19- and 1-yard touchdown passes to Visanthe Shiancoe and a 4-yard scoring toss to Bernard Berrian for the Vikings (6-0).

Longwell's other field goals were from 40, 22 and 30 yards.

Joe Flacco passed for 385 yards and two touchdowns and Ray Rice ran for 22- and 33-yard touchdowns for Baltimore (3-3).

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