Broncos blow chance to help Packers in NFC North race

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Broncos blow chance to help Packers in NFC North race
Broncos blow chance to help Packers in NFC North race

The Denver Broncos led the Minnesota Vikings by a 20-0 score at halftime but failed to hold on during Sunday's trip to U.S. Bank Stadium, losing 27-23 and blowing a chance to help the Green Bay Packers in the NFC North race. The Vikings got three touchdown passes from Kirk Cousins and late stop in the red zone to escape what would have been a huge upset. A Broncos had a chance to deliver an early Christmas present for the Packers. Instead, Mike Zimmer's team now enters the bye week with an 8-3 record, setting up a terrific race in the division over the final month and a half. The current standings: 1. Packers (8-2) 2. Vikings (8-3) 3. Bears (4-5)* 4. Lions (3-6-1) * Play Los Angeles Rams on “Sunday

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