We are going to overtime at the Metrodome, ladies and gentlemen.
After the Vikings scored the first 20 points to go into the locker room with a 20-0 lead, the Lions came back with 23 unanswered points of their own to take a 23-20 lead. The Vikings managed to get into position for a Ryan Longwell field goal from 49 yards out to tie the game at 23. The Vikings may have had a chance at a field goal at the end after forcing the Lions to put, but an unnecessary roughness penalty on Kenny Onatolu on the punt return put the Vikings out of range, and now we have extra football in Minneapolis.
The Lions have won the toss, which means they're going to get the ball first. Can the Vikings stop the Detroit offense and give themselves a shot to win?
Let's hope so. . .otherwise we're going to spend our week talking about a third consecutive huge meltdown.