The league's leading rusher, Adrian Peterson, did not enter the game until Minnesota's third series. He was being disciplined by coach Brad Childress for being late to a team meeting on Saturday. ... Vikings kicker Ryan Longwell, who had a 54-yard field goal in the first quarter, is 4-for-4 this season on field goal tries longer than 50 yards. ... Garrard took his first career loss in eight starts against an NFC opponent.
Quick Take: Fast start pushes Vikes past Jags