The Vikings earned their 2nd win of the season and their first road win 24-21 at Carolina Sunday afternoon.  Minnesota got a 31-yard field goal from Ryan Longwell with 2:43 left to break a 21-all tie with Carolina.  The Panthers had a chance to tie the game with :26 left when Olindo Mare missed a 31-yard field goal wide left.

Adrian Peterson had a big day for the Vikings running for 86 yards and a touchdown and catching 5 passes for 76 yards and another touchdown for Minnesota.  Percy Harvin had a rushing touchdown in the first half and had 4 catches for 58 yards.  Christian Ponder was 18-28 passing for 236 yards and 1 touchdown with no interceptions.  Cam Newton was 22-35 passing for 290 yards and 3 touchdowns in the loss for the Panthers.

Both the Vikings and Panthers are 2-6 and Minnesota on bye this week.  The Vikings will play their next game Monday November 14 at 7:30pm at Green Bay, pregame on WJON at 6:30.  Hear more on the Vikings at 12:35pm today on the Leslie Frazier Press Conference on AM 1390-the Fan.