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Minnesota Vikings (2-8) Face Green Bay Packers (5-5)

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The Minnesota Vikings and the Green Bay Packers are set to face off at Lambeau Field in a showdown of NFC North rivals. The game starts at 1:00 PM ET and can be seen on FOX. Minnesota currently claims a 2-8 overall record and 0-5 away record. Green Bay shows up with a 5-5 overall record and 2-1 division record.

In the first meeting for these two teams in week eight, the Vikings suffered a defeat, 44-31. Erin Henderson recorded 14 tackles on the day.

The Vikings enter the game fresh off a 41-20 blowout loss against the Seahawks, a game in which Jarius Wright played exceptionally well, hauling in three passes for 69 yards and two touchdowns. The Packers are fresh off a 27-13 defeat versus the Giants. Brad Jones registered one sack and 13 tackles. Another solid outing came from Morgan Burnett, with 12 tackles.

Green Bay figures to see a step-up in its passing game with the Vikings' pass defense ranked 27th in the league, giving up an average of 294.5 yards per contest.


Vikings Passing Leaders
GradeNameCompAttYdsTDsInt
C73.4C. Ponder1282011,37569
D62.3J. Freeman6314776124
B+89.1M. Cassel578861443

Packers Passing Leaders
GradeNameCompAttYdsTDsInt
A+100+A. Rodgers1682512,218154
C73.3S. Tolzien487361915
F49.3S. Wallace162413901

Vikings Rushing Leaders
GradeNamePAttYdsYdsATDs
A93.9A. PetersonRB1948514.49
C73.4C. PonderQB311565.04
B82.9T. GerhartRB11958.61

Packers Rushing Leaders
GradeNamePAttYdsYdsATDs
B+89.6E. LacyRB1726964.05
B+88.4J. StarksRB532885.43
A+100+A. RodgersQB291154.00

Vikings Receiving Leaders
GradeNamePRecYdsYdsATDs
B-80.0J. SimpsonWR3449214.50
B-81.9G. JenningsWR3441012.12
B84.3K. RudolphTE3031310.43

Packers Receiving Leaders
GradeNamePRecYdsYdsATDs
A+100+J. NelsonWR5788915.67
B84.4J. JonesWR2746517.22
B85.4J. BoykinWR2945315.61

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