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Lions Vs. Vikings Score Update: 4 Minnesota Turnovers Helps Detroit To 31-14 Halftime Lead

The Lions have forced the Vikings to turn it over four times through the first 30 minutes and, as a result, they have the most points they've scored in a half in over 25 years

Detroit's offense was actually very flat in the second quarter, but a pick-six and fumble recovery in Minnesota territory allowed the Lions to build on their 21-7 first quarter lead heading into the locker room. 

On Minnesota's first possession of the second quarter, much like they're first possession in the first quarter, the Lions' defense was able to put points on the board. Alphonso Smith jumped a route and picked off Christian Ponder for the second time, this time taking it to the house and doing the thriller in celebration. 

The Lions added three points later in the quarter, thanks to a Sammie Hill fumble recovery in Vikings' territory. 

Matthew Stafford was 9-for-14 for 131 yards and two touchdowns in the half, but all of that came in the first quarter, as he was 0-for-4 passing in the second quarter. Calvin Johnson was limited to one catch, which was grabbed on the first possession of the game. The Lions only had five first downs to the Vikings 13 in the first half.

Minnesota starts with the ball in the second half.