Cole, Walsh help Vikings blow out Bills, 36-14

Christian Ponder's touchdown pass to Jerome Felton followed by five Blair Walsh field goals and a pair of Audie Cole interceptions led the Vikings to a 36-14 preseason win over Buffalo at Mall of America Field Friday night.
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