In Their Own Words: Vikes On Taking NFC North TitleThe Minnesota Vikings snatched the NFC North Division title from the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field on Sunday evening. WCCO Radio was there to discuss the game with members of the team. Here are some of their observations.
Vikings Blog: Vikings Take On The NFC North, Beat Packers 20 – 13On November 22, the Minnesota Vikings had a chance to stake their claim to the NFC North with a win over the Green Bay Packers. The Vikings lost that game 30 -- 13.
Vikings Fans Gearing Up For Border Battle In Green BayThe purple and gold head to Green Bay for the final game of the regular season. The NFC North championship is on the line with both teams tied this season at 10 and 5.
'Playoffs' Basically Start Sunday For Vikings, PackersUnofficially, the playoffs start on Sunday for the Minnesota Vikings and Green Bay Packers. Sure, border state bragging rights are on the line again in the regular-season finale. Another rushing title is within the grasp of Minnesota's Adrian Peterson. Aaron Rodgers has one more shot to tune up the sluggish Green Bay offense.
Zimmer: 'No T-Shirts This Week' As Packers AwaitThe stakes were high enough the last time Minnesota played Green Bay that Vikings coach Mike Zimmer, one of the least-gimmicky guys in his profession, ordered clothing for the organization to commemorate the occasion.
Injury Report: Vikings Expect To Get Defensive Stars Back Against The GiantsThe Minnesota Vikings expect to have their full lineup available Sunday against the New York Giants at TCF Bank Stadium, including defensive stars Anthony Barr, Linval Joseph and Harrison Smith. The Vikings have nine players total listed on their injury report, all probable.
Black & Blue Division Turning PurpleThe Minnesota Vikings are set to solidify control of the NFC North and the long-dominant Green Bay Packers.
Vikings Hope To Take Their Home Success On The RoadThe Minnesota Vikings are unbeaten at home and winless on the road. With back-to-back games at division rivals the next two weeks, they hope they can duplicate their home success on the road.
Green Bay Packers Inury Report: Rodgers, Lacy Probable For NFC Title GameThe Green Bay Packers listed both their starting quarterback (Aaron Rodgers) and running back (Eddie Lacy) on the injury report as limited participants in Thursday's practice. The team estimated that the two players would have been limited on Friday as well and gave both a probable chance to play on Sunday against the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field in the NFC championship game. The Packers list four players on their injury report and the Seahawks list seven (two not injury related) on theirs.
Packers Ready For Rematch In SeattleThe Green Bay Packers played the Seattle Seahawks in Week 1 as the first game of the season. This week, the Packers will look to avenge their 36-16 loss in the opener. Both teams are different teams than in that first meeting, but Bovada sees the Seahawks as 7.5 point favorites at home.
Injury Report: Rodgers Probable To Play Sunday For The PackersThe Green Bay Packers begin their playoff season against the Dallas Cowboys Sunday at Lambeau Field and Aaron Rodgers will be a part of it. The MVP favorite quarterback has been nursing a strained calf to his left leg. The Packers list five players on their injury report and the Cowboys list 12 players on theirs.
Packers Look To Change Recent Playoff TrendThe Green Bay Packers have made the playoffs in each of the last three seasons since winning the Super Bowl. However, they have failed to get past the divisional round and have just one win in that time frame. The Packers want to change that fortunate this weekend. The last time the Packers and Dallas Cowboys played a playoff game at Lambeau Field was the famed Ice Bowl.