The Minnesota Vikings won their game against the Green Bay Packers on Sunday, September 16th. The final score was Vikings 24, Packers 10.
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The Minnesota Vikings won the game against the Green Bay Packers
The Minnesota Vikings have claimed the NFC North title for the 2017 season after their victory against the Green Bay Packers on Sunday. The Vikings won the game by a score of 16-0, making this the first time in franchise history that they have shut out their rivals in Lambeau Field. This is also only the second time that the Packers have been shut out at home since 1958.
The final score was 23-16
The Minnesota Vikings played the Green Bay Packers on Sunday, November 23rd. The final score was 23-16.
The Vikings defense was strong throughout the game
The Vikings defense was strong throughout the game, holding the opposing team to field goals instead of touchdowns. The offense struggled at times, but was able to put up enough points to win the game. This was a key victory for the Vikings, who are now in first place in their division.
The Packers offense could not get going
The Packers offense could not get going, and the Vikings took advantage, winning the game 24-10. Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers was sacked four times and struggled all day. The Vikings defense was suffocating, and they made it tough for the Packers to do anything on offense. Packers running back Aaron Jones had a good game, but it wasn’t enough to spark the offense. The Vikings have now won four straight games and are looking like a team that could make a run in the playoffs.
Aaron Rodgers was sacked four times
The Vikings may have won Sunday’s game against the Packers, but it wasn’t all good news for the team. Quarterback Aaron Rodgers was sacked four times during the game, bringing his total for the season to 46. That’s the most sacks he’s ever taken in a single season, and it’s a worrying sign for the Packers offense.
The Packers turned the ball over three times
The Packers won the game, but they turned the ball over three times. The Vikings had more yards of offense, but they couldn’t capitalize on their opportunities.
The Vikings ran the ball effectively
On Sunday, the Vikings ran for nearly 200 yards as a team, with Dalvin Cook leading the way. Cook racked up 143 yards and a touchdown on 27 carries, while Latavius Murray added 51 yards and a score of his own on 11 totes.
The Vikings controlled the clock
In a game where time of possession is often coveted, the Vikings thoroughly controlled the clock Sunday, holding it for over 38 minutes. That’s over a full five minutes more than the Packers. In fact, Green Bay only had the ball for five more total plays than Minnesota (74 to 69).
The Packers made some costly mistakes
The Packers made some costly mistakes, but they were able to squeak out a victory against the rival Vikings. Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers was intercepted twice, but he also threw four touchdown passes to lead his team to a 24-21 win. The Packers improved to 2-0 on the season with the win, while the Vikings fell to 0-2.
10)The Vikings are now 6-2 on the season
The Minnesota Vikings improved to 6-2 on the season with a convincing 28-19 win over the Detroit Lions on Sunday. The Vikings got off to a slow start, but quarterback Kirk Cousins led the way in the second half as Minnesota scored 21 unanswered points to win going away.
The Vikings have now won four in a row and are firmly in control of the NFC North. With the win, they also handed the Lions their sixth straight loss.