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A general view of the Metrodome during the first quarter between the Minnesota Vikings and Detroit Lions at Mall of America Field at H.H.H. Metrodome. The Vikings defeated the Lions 14-13. Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports

Vikings close Metrodome by beating Lions

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MINNEAPOLIS -- In the final game of the season, in a game that mattered little, Minnesota Vikings rookie Cordarrelle Patterson showed he is a player with an almost unlimited future.


But who will be coaching him and passing him the ball in the near future remains to be seen.

Patterson ended his first NFL season by running for one score and catching a pass for another as Minnesota ended its time in the Metrodome with a 14-13 victory over the Detroit Lions on Sunday.

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