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For the second time in two weeks, the Green Bay Packers will face the Minnesota Vikings, only this time the loser’s season is finished.
Because the Packers weren’t able to beat the Vikings last week in Minneapolis, the Vikings will now travel to Lambeau Field to take on the Packers in the first round of the playoffs.
The name of the game for the Packers defense is the same as it always when they face the Vikings. Stop Adrian Peterson.
Peterson has rushed for 210 and 199 yards in both games against the Packers this season, so the Packers have yet to figure out a way to stop him. But it appears that the Packers will get Charles Woodson back from injury for this game, which will help the Packers pass and rush defense.
Since stopping Peterson will most likely not happen, the Packers will have to make sure that quarterback Christian Ponder doesn’t do any damage against them. In the game last week, Ponder threw for three touchdowns and 234 yards. The Packers can give Peterson his big ...
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GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson has no doubt he'll be healthy enough to play in Saturday night's playoff game against the Minnesota Vikings.
Nelson, who suffered a knee injury in the regular-season finale, was able to take part in the team's entire Thursday practice.
"I feel good," Nelson said in the locker room.
It's also a near-certainty...
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Packers rookie defensive lineman Jerel Worthy is out for the season after suffering a knee injury in Sunday's regular-season finale.
Worthy, a second-round pick by Green Bay (No. 51 overall), started four games this season and had 2.5 sacks, 14 tackles and one forced fumble.
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Packers receiver Jordy Nelson (knee) came back to practice on Wednesday after missing the Tuesday session.Fantasy Spin:The team still has some concerns after Nelson re-injured his knee Sunday against the Vikings but managed to play through it. Nelson had three catches for 87 yards and a score Sunday and is a key to the Packers' passing game. It bears watching to see if he can...
Wild Card Round: Green Bay Packers vs. Minnesota Vikings
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Adrian Peterson runs for over 100 but under 200. Ponder makes the mistakes he didn’t last week and the Vikings struggle outdoors. Tramon Williams redeems himself and the Packers go on to San Francisco.
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The Packers could have avoided this. They had control over the NFC's No. 2 seed, which would have given them a first-round bye to watch from home as four playoff teams get eliminated this weekend.
Instead, the Vikings beat Green Bay in the regular-season finale, earning a postseason spot for Minnesota and setting up a rematch between the NFC North rivals for...
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- When a team is built through the draft as well as the Green Bay Packers have been, it's inevitable that members of its front office are going to be in high demand.
According to a tweet from Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, Packers director of football operations John Dorsey is interviewing for the vacant general manager position with the New York Jets this weekend...
So Packers vs. Vikings part II with a definite part III coming up. Again, if there is any play in particular you would like to see my analyze, please leave comments below. As for this week I’ve decided to take a look at one of the times where quarterback Christian Ponder was able to beat the Packers defense through the air. My belief is that the Packers at best can only slow...
The irony of this, is that it wasn’t like AP needed 80 yards and only got 71 yards. He needed 208 yards and got 199, so it isn’t like the Packers defense did anything to stop him, he just ran out of time.
We will see if the Packers can hold AP under 200 as boldly (not really) predicted by Clay Matthews.
The Minnesota Vikings will play against the Green Bay Packers this Saturday in the opening round of the NFC playoffs. NBC will carry this game which has a 8 pm EST kickoff from Lambeau Field in Green Bay, WI.
These two teams met last Sunday in that game the Vikings upended the Packers to earn a playoff birth. The Packers lost out on a first round bye with that loss but will host...
Packers vs. Vikings: Keys to a Green Bay Victory
Rubber games come and go between two teams like the Packers and Vikings quite often, but none may play such a huge part in the history books as this Sunday’s Wildcard match up at Lambeau Field.
If all of this sounds vaguely familiar, you’re not alone. We went through this same scenario a week ago. Only to see the Vikings rally...
The Green Bay Packers were without safety Charles Woodson
and wide receiver Randall Cobb during last weekend’s defeat to the Minnesota
Vikings. However, the Packers expect to have both players return in time for
Saturday’s rematch against Minnesota, reports Tom Silverstein of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel.
During his post-practice press conference on Tuesday,
As all the sports world knows, the Green Bay Packers will face the Minnesota Vikings for the second time in six days tomorrow evening on the frozen tundra of Lambeau Field. The Packers won the first game several weeks ago, and the Vikes took the game on Sunday. This game? Well, it will be cold. But as Packer fans we hope that, in the end, the ViQueens feel much colder much longer...
Blair Walsh had a Pro Bowl season as a rookie. Mason Crosby was on the hot seat most of the year. In a rivalry that is often close, field goals could be vital and the weather could be an equalizer.