Twins could help Vikes, hurt Lions
The Minnesota Twins managed to overtake the Detroit Tigers to win the AL Central, and that might wind up having a negative affects on the Detroit Lions, as well. The Twins earned home-field advantage with the division title and are facing the Oakland Athletics in the Division Series. Should that series go the full five games, the Teflon-roofed Metrodome would be double-booked on Sunday.
The Minnesota Vikings are scheduled to play host to the Lions with a noon kickoff (local time). As NFL officials evaluated the options with their counterparts from Major League Baseball, several scenarios were presented to the Lions and Vikings.
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