Originally posted on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 12/30/12
It's pretty simple for the Green Bay Packers: Beat the Minnesota Vikings on the road Sunday and earn a direct ticket to the NFC divisional playoffs. The scenarios get a little more complicated after that, though. If Minnesota can end a five-game losing streak against its NFC North rival, it secures the team's first postseason berth since 2009 -- and likely sets up a rematch at Lambeau Field in next weekend's wild-card round. The Vikings (9-6) would need Chicago, Dallas and the New York Giants all to lose in order to get into the playoffs should they fall to the Packers. There's plenty of drama surrounding the regular-season finale without considering Adrian Peterson remains in the hunt to surpass Eric Dickerson's single-season rushing record of 2,105 yards. "When you come to training camp, everything you're working towards is to get to the playoffs and let the chips fall where they may once you get there," Vikings coach Leslie Frazier said. "For us to be on the cusp of getting ...
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