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Vikings defense reeling after “ugly” start

Vikings defense reeling after “ugly” start

Vikings coach Mike Zimmer stood on his record during training camp, expressing confidence despite their renovations that “I’ve never had a bad defense.” The early results weren’t promising, after Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers strafed his rebuilt secondary, and the Vikings allowed 43 points in a dispiriting loss. […]

Vikings surrender most points ever in a season opener

Vikings surrender most points ever in a season opener

Yes, not having fans present creates a competitive disadvantage. Especially for teams that enjoy a significant advantage from having a loud, raucous home stadium. The Vikings provided definitive proof of it on Sunday. With no fans at U.S. Bank Stadium to disrupt the Green Bay […]

Aaron Rodgers: Execution was pretty high on our side

Aaron Rodgers: Execution was pretty high on our side

After an offseason that saw the Packers draft a quarterback in the first round and not draft a wide receiver at all, there were plenty of people waiting to see how Aaron Rodgers would kick off the year against the Vikings. Rodgers said that playing […]

Packers roll Vikings 43-34

Packers roll Vikings 43-34

Once Aaron Rodgers got started, he was hard to stop. The Packers blew past the Vikings after a slow start, taking a 43-34 win on the road after a sluggish beginning to the regular season. Rodgers threw for 364 yards and four touchdowns to lead them to the win, with […]

Lane Taylor carted off for Packers

Lane Taylor carted off for Packers

The Packers were banged up on the offensive line entering Sunday’s game, and it keeps getting worse. Right guard Lane Taylor was just carted off the field with a right knee injury and has already been ruled out. They had previously lost left guard Lucas Patrick to a […]

Kenny Clark out with groin injury

Kenny Clark out with groin injury

The Packers are nursing a 22-10 lead over the Vikings, but they have some concerning injuries cropping up. The team announced that defensive tackle Kenny Clark (groin) and guard Lucas Patrick (shoulder) were out for the rest of the game. Clark’s absence in the middle ought to make […]

Packers up 22-10 at halftime on Vikings

Packers up 22-10 at halftime on Vikings

The Packers Offense hadn’t flashed in the red zone, but their defense did. And then Aaron Rodgers woke up. After failing to convert a fourth-and-goal from the Vikings’ 1, the Packers answered with a safety, which was a bit of a spark which led to a 22-7 […]

Dalvin Cook cashes in, then finds end zone

Dalvin Cook cashes in, then finds end zone

The Vikings are already getting a return on their Dalvin Cook investment. The newly rich running back just scored a short touchdown, giving the Vikings a 7-3 lead over the Packers. Cook’s new five-year, $63 million extension came on Saturday, and he did what he’s done […]

Packers sign Krys Barnes to active roster, promote Tipa Galeai, John Lovett

Packers sign Krys Barnes to active roster, promote Tipa Galeai, John Lovett

The Packers signed linebacker Krys Barnes to the active roster from the practice squad, the team announced Saturday. Barnes fills the open spot on the 53-player roster. The Packers also elevated linebacker Tipa Galeai and tight end John Lovett from the practice […]

Mike Zimmer declines to talk about Danielle Hunter’s injury

Mike Zimmer declines to talk about Danielle Hunter’s injury

For weeks, Vikings coach Mike Zimmer called defensive end Danielle Hunter‘s unspecific injury a “small tweak.” Before the Vikings ever had to specify the body part that is tweaked via the initial injury report of the season, the Vikings placed Hunter on injured reserve. Now, […]