The Vikings traveled to San Diego to take on Philip Rivers and his Chargers. The Vikings didn't score until the 4th quarter but they managed to send this one into overtime. Pulling off a big upset as Husain Abdullah intercepted Rivers' pass and set the Vikes up at the Chargers 39 yard line. AP would set the tone for the Vikes as he was the player of the game with 25 rushes for 135 yards and 1 touchdown. He set up the game winning field goal to put the Minnesota Vikings at 1-0! Donavan McNabb did what he was supposed to do going 10-16 for 148 yards with 1 touchdown and a crucial 0 interceptions. Visanthe Shiancoe caught the touchdown to send the game into OT. Percy Harvin led the team in receptions with 3 for 53 yards. The Vikings host zf10 and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Week 2.