A heavy dose of Adrian Peterson, a big special teams play and Minnesota's usual stout defense moved the Vikings into sole possession of first place in the NFC North.
Peterson ran for 203 yards and a touchdown in his record-tying sixth career 200-yard game, Cordarrelle Patterson returned a kick 97 yards for a score and the Vikings beat the Oakland Raiders, 30-14, on Sunday for their fifth straight win.
Teddy Bridgewater threw a touchdown pass, and the Vikings (7-2) held the Raiders' potent offense in check. Minnesota moved a game ahead of Green Bay in the division heading into next week's showdown at home with the Packers.
Derek Carr threw two touchdown passes for...