So much for starting fast.
Less than 10 minutes into the first quarter, the Lions are in a 10-0 hole.
On the Lions second drive, Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway intercepted a Matthew Stafford pass to give Minnesota the ball at the Detroit 25.
Lions defensive end Cliff Avril dropped Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder for a 15-yard loss on first down, but Vikings kicker Blair Walsh connected on a 48-yard field goal.
With 5:41 left in the first quarter, the Lions are down 10-0.