Vikings Vs. Chargers Score: Minnesota Leads San Diego On The Road, 17-7

The San Diego Chargers are in much the same position as the Kansas City Chiefs were earlier in the day. The Chargers are losing to the Minnesota Vikings, 17-7, at halftime.

Minnesota Vikings new quarterback Donovan McNabb threw his first pass for an interception, but he's settled down since then. He found Michael Jenkins for a three-yard touchdown late in the second quarter for the halftime 17-7 lead. However, McNabb has just 37 yards passing.

Of course, what really made this game exciting at kickoff was Percy Harvin's 103-yard return for a touchdown. The Chargers' lack of execution on special teams in 2010 has carried over to the 2011 squad, it seems. Kicker Ryan Longwell added a 33-yard field goal in between those scores.

San Diego quarterback Philip Rivers has relied on tight end Antonio Gates, completing five passes for 36 yards. However, running back Mike Tolbert came up with the one-yard touchdown reception from Rivers. The Vikings intercepted Rivers at the end of the first half. Rivers is 15-of-25 for 142 yards.

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