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Baxter Bits: Lions at Vikings

Updated: December 30, 1999, 2:46 PM ET
By Russell S. Baxter | Special to ESPN.com

The Lions make their way to the Metrodome in position to sweep this divisional rivalry for the second time in three seasons.

Three months ago at the Silverdome (Week 6), the Lions jumped out to a 19-0 halftime advantage thanks to CB Terry Fair's 41-yard interception return and 4 field goals by PK Jason Hanson. But Vikings QB Jeff George (replacing an ineffective Randall Cunningham) led Minnesota to 20 straight points and eventually a 23-22 lead with 1:40 remaining. But Lions' backup QB Gus ...

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