It was over when ...
Ravens kicker Steven Hauschka missed a 44-yard field goal with no time left. The Vikings seemingly left too much time on the clock after Ryan Longwell hit a 31-yard go-ahead field goal at the 2-minute warning. Ravens QB Joe Flacco guided his team into field-goal range, but Hauschka missed wide left.
Vikings QB Brett Favre threw three touchdown passes, but his most important toss was his 58-yard completion to Sydney Rice, which set up Longwell's winning field goal. Favre finished with 278 passing yards.
Longwell was perfect on all four of his field goal attempts and is now 11-of-12 for the season. ... The Vikings have won seven consecutive regular-season games (dating to last season) for the first time since 2000. ... The Vikings evened the all-time series at 2-2. It was the Ravens' first trip to Minnesota.