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Former Minnesota Vikings Hall of Fame coach Bud Grant waves a final goodbye to the Metrodome in ceremonies following the Vikings' win over the Detroit Lions Sunday in Minneapolis. The game marked the last in the Metrodome which will be torn down to make room for a new $1 billlion stadium set to open in 2016. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Vikings leave Metrodome with victory over Lions

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By Dave Campbell

AP Pro Football Writer


MINNEAPOLIS — As the Minnesota Vikings filed into their locker room at the Metrodome for the last time, Leslie Frazier was there to greet them with a handshake and a hug.

The Vikings picked up one more victory at the soon-to-be-demolished stadium, perhaps a parting gift for the popular coach.

Fittingly, the Detroit Lions left on the losing end.

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