Raiders Hold On To Beat Vikings

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Oakland Raiders v Minnesota Viking
Cedric Griffin #23 of the Minnesota Vikings breaks up the pass intended for Louis Murphy #18 of the Oakland Raiders at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome on November 20, 2011 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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Oakland Raiders v Minnesota Vikings
Percy Harvin #12 of the Minnesota Vikings celebrates a touchdown against the Oakland Raiders in the fourth quarter on November 20, 2011 at Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Raiders defeated the Vikings 27-21.
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Oakland Raiders v Minnesota Vikings
Percy Harvin #12 of the Minnesota Vikings carries the ball against the Oakland Raiders in the fourth quarter on November 20, 2011 at Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Raiders defeated the Vikings 27-21.
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Oakland Raiders v Minnesota Viking
Head coach Leslie Frazier of the Minnesota Vikings on the sidelines against the Oakland Raiders at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome on November 20, 2011 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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Oakland Raiders v Minnesota Viking
Christian Ponder #7 of the Minnesota Vikings studies plays on the sidelines against the Oakland Raiders at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome on November 20, 2011 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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Oakland Raiders v Minnesota Viking
Darrius Heyward-Bey #85 of the Oakland Raiders gets tackled by Cedric Griffin #23 and E.J. Henderson #56 of the Minnesota Vikings at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome on November 20, 2011 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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Oakland Raiders v Minnesota Viking
Christian Ponder #7 of the Minnesota Vikings looks to pass the ball against the Oakland Raiders at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome on November 20, 2011 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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Oakland Raiders v Minnesota Viking
Darrius Heyward-Bey #85 of the Oakland Raiders gets tackled by Cedric Griffin #23 and E.J. Henderson #56 of the Minnesota Vikings at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome on November 20, 2011 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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Oakland Raiders v Minnesota Viking
Visanthe Shiancoe #81 of the Minnesota Vikings celebrates a gain against the Oakland Raiders at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome on November 20, 2011 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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Oakland Raiders v Minnesota Viking
Christian Ponder #7 of the Minnesota Vikings gets sacked by Tyvon Branch #33 of the Oakland Raiders at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome on November 20, 2011 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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Chad Greenway #52
Chad Greenway #52 of the Minnesota Vikings attempts to strip the ball from quarterback Carson Palmer #3 of the Oakland Raiders in the second quarter on November 23, 2011 at Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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Jared Allen #69 and Kevin Williams #93
of the Minnesota Vikings run onto the field before the game against the Oakland Raiders on November 23, 2011 at Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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Oakland Raiders v Minnesota Vikings
Kamerion Wimbley #96 of the Oakland Raiders tackles running back Adrian Peterson #28 of the Minnesota Vikings as Rolando McClain #55 of the Raiders blocks Visanthe Shiancoe #81 of the Vikings in the first quarter on November 23, 2011 at Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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Carson Palmer #3 of the Oakland Raiders
Carson Palmer #3 of the Oakland Raiders hands the ball to running back Michael Bush #29 of the Oakland Raiders in the first quarter on November 23, 2011 at Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)
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Christian Ponder #7
Christian Ponder #7 of the Minnesota Vikings runs from Kamerion Wimbley #96 and Lamarr Houston #99 of the Oakland Raiders in the first quarter on November 23, 2011 at Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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Percy Harvin #12
Tyvon Branch #33 of the Oakland Raiders tackles Percy Harvin #12 of the Minnesota Vikings in the first quarter on November 23, 2011 at Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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Oakland Raiders v Minnesota Vikings
Kevin Boss #87 of the Oakland Raiders is taken down by Tyrell Johnson #25 of the Minnesota Vikings in the first quarter on November 23, 2011 at Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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Oakland Raiders v Minnesota Vikings
Lamarr Houston #99 of the Oakland Raiders is looked at by trainers as his teammates look on in the first quarter against the Minnesota Vikings on November 23, 2011 at Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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Tyvon Branch #33 of the Oakland Raiders
Tyvon Branch #33 of the Oakland Raiders reacts to being called for unnecessary roughness in the first quarter against the Minnesota Vikings on November 23, 2011 at Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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Carson Palmer #3
Carson Palmer #3 of the Oakland Raiders runs with the ball as Christian Ballard #99 of the Minnesota Vikings gives chase in the first quarter on November 23, 2011 at Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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Adrian Peterson #28 and Christian Ponder #7
Adrian Peterson #28 and Christian Ponder #7 of the Minnesota Vikings celebrate a touchdown in the first quarter against the Oakland Raiders on November 23, 2011 at Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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E.J. Henderson #56 and Jamarca Sanford #33
E.J. Henderson #56 and Jamarca Sanford #33 of the Minnesota Vikings tackle running back Rock Cartwright #25 of the Oakland Raiders in the first quarter on November 23, 2011 at Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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Jared Allen #69
Carson Palmer #3 of the Oakland Raiders runs with the ball as Jared Allen #69 of the Minnesota Vikings gives chase in the first quarter on November 23, 2011 at Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Jared Allen;Carson Palmer
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Paul Tuttle, Jr.
Paul Tuttle, Jr. rides a military chopper at the start of the Oakland Raiders vs Minnesota Vikings game on November 21, 2011 at Mall of America Field at Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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Oakland Raiders v Minnesota Vikings
Chaz Schilens #81 of the Oakland Raiders pulls in a touchdown against Asher Allen #21 of the Minnesota Vikings on November 21, 2011 at Mall of America Field at Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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Kevin Williams #93
Kevin Williams #93 of the Minnesota Vikings tries to get past a defender and to quarterback Carson Palmer #3 of the Oakland Raiders on November 21, 2011 at Mall of America Field at Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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Oakland Raiders v Minnesota Vikings
Matt Giordano #27 of the Oakland Raiders celebrates an interception against the Minnesota Vikings on November 21, 2011 at Mall of America Field at Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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Oakland Raiders v Minnesota Vikings
Marcel Reece #45 of the Oakland Raiders carries the ball for a gain against Chad Greenway #52 of the Minnesota Vikings on November 21, 2011 at Mall of America Field at Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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Carson Palmer #3
Carson Palmer #3 of the Oakland Raiders adjusts his helmet against the Minnesota Vikings on November 21, 2011 at Mall of America Field at Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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Minnesota Vikings Mascot Ragnar
Minnesota Vikings mascot Ragnar gets fans excited before the game against the Oakland Raiders at Mall of America Field on November 21, 2011 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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Christian Ponder #7
Christian Ponder #7 of the Minnesota Vikings looks down the line prior to the snap against the Oakland Raiders on November 21, 2011 at Mall of America Field at Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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Oakland Raiders v Minnesota Vikings
Carson Palmer #3 of the Oakland Raiders hands off the ball to Michael Bush #29 against the Minnesota Vikings on November 21, 2011 at Mall of America Field at Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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Christian Ponder #7
Christian Ponder #7 of the Minnesota Vikings passes the ball against the Oakland Raiders on November 21, 2011 at Mall of America Field at Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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Chad Greenway #52
Chad Greenway #52 of the Minnesota Vikings gets a hand on Carson Palmer #3 of the Oakland Raiders on November 21, 2011 at Mall of America Field at Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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Oakland Raiders v Minnesota Vikings
David Ausberry #86 and Brandon Myers #83 of the Oakland Raiders celebrate a turnover in the second quarter by the Minnesota Vikings on November 20, 2011 at Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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Oakland Raiders v Minnesota Vikings
Carson Palmer #3 of the Oakland Raiders scores a touchdown against the Minnesota Vikings in the second quarter on November 20, 2011 at Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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Jared Allen #69
Jared Allen #69 of the Minnesota Vikings looks on from the bench in the second quarter against the Oakland Raiders on November 20, 2011 at Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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Kevin Williams #93
Kevin Williams #93 of the Minnesota Vikings tackles Michael Bush #29 of the Oakland Raiders in the second quarter on November 23, 2011 at Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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Darrius Heyward-Bey #85
Paramedics cart Darrius Heyward-Bey #85 of the Oakland Raiders off the field after a hit by the Minnesota Vikings in the fourth quarter on November 20, 2011 at Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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Darrius Heyward-Bey #85
Cedric Griffin #23 of the Minnesota Vikings tackles Darrius Heyward-Bey #85 of the Oakland Raiders in the fourth quarter on November 20, 2011 at Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Heyward-Bey left the field on a stretcher following this play.
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Darrius Heyward-Bey #85
Darrius Heyward-Bey #85 of the Oakland Raiders lays on the field after a tackle by Cedric Griffin #23 of the Minnesota Vikings in the fourth quarter on November 20, 2011 at Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Heyward-Bey left the field on a stretcher following this play.
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Darrius Heyward-Bey #85
Trainers and paramedics put a neck brace on wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey #85 of the Oakland Raiders after a hit by the Minnesota Vikings in the fourth quarter on November 20, 2011 at Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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