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Vikings Earn Victory

Score one for the Vikings. Blair Walsh nailed a go-ahead 25-yard field goal with 1:38 to go as the Vikings edged the Titans 24-23 in the preseason finale for both teams at Mall of America Field.  Marcus Sherels had a 109-yard kickoff return for a TD for Minnesota, which finished 1-and-3 in exhibition play.  The Vikings open the regular season a week from Sunday in Detroit.

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