Percy Harvin was five yards deep in his own end zone when he caught the opening kickoff from the Detroit Lions. Instead of taking a knee and giving Minnesota's offense the ball on the 20-yard line, Harvin made sure that Christian Ponder and Adrian Peterson had to wait just a little longer to take the field.

The former Florida Gators speedster began his return from the left side and then cut to his right after crossing the 5-yard line. Shifting into a higher gear, Harvin burst though a big hole and made his way toward the sideline near midfield. From there, he sprinted untouched to cap off a 105-yard touchdown return.

It was Harvin's fifth and longest career kick return for a touchdown. According to Michael Signora, only seven players in NFL history have more.

Later in the game, Marcus Sherels returned a punt for a touchdown as the Vikings went on to win, 20-13.

After the first four weeks of the season, the Vikings sit atop the NFC North with three wins which matches their total amount of wins last season.

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  • A.J. Green, Aaron Morgan

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  • Kevin Kolb

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  • Jordy Nelson, Corey White

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  • Brian Hartline

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  • Kurt Coleman, Martellus Bennett

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  • DeSean Jackson, Corey Webster

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  • Brandon Graham, David Wilson

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  • Brandon Lloyd

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  • NFL Week 4

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  • Greg Olsen, Louis Murphy

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  • Russell Wilson, Jo-Lonn Dunbar

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  • Russell Wilson

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  • NFL Week 4

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