MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- Adrian Peterson scored twice and ran for 160 yards Sunday and the Minnesota Vikings posted their first win of the year, 24-10 over Detroit.
Peterson ripped off a career-high 80-yard touchdown run in the third quarter for Minnesota, which extended its home winning streak over the Lions to 13 straight games.
Brett Favre finished the day 23-of-34 for 201 yards and a touchdown pass, yielding two interceptions. It wasn't a stellar day for Favre, but it was enough to rally the Vikes to a win after a rough start to the season.
Shaun Hill started in place of injured Matthew Stafford for Detroit (0-3) and went 29-for-43 through the air for 237 yards, one touchdown and two fourth-quarter interceptions.
The Lions got six catches for 56 yards from Calvin Johnson.