Vikings vs Packers Week 13 Capsule

MINNESOTA VIKINGS (6-5) AT GREEN BAY PACKERS (7-4)

SERIES

VIKINGS PACKERS
SERIES LEADER   53-47-1
STREAKS   Past 4 & 9 of past 12
COACHES VS. OPP. Frazier: 0-2 McCarthy: 9-3
LAST WEEK L 28-10 at Bears L 38-10 at Giants
LAST GAME 11/14/11: Vikings 7 at Packers 45. Green Bay WR-PR Randall Cobb records 80-yard PR-TD & Packers QB Aaron Rodgers throws 4 TDs as Packers reach 9-0.
LAST GAME AT SITE 11/14/11
BROADCAST FOX (12:00 PM CT): Joe Buck, Troy Aikman, Pam Oliver (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 106 (Min.), 86 (GB). XM: 229 (GB). 

STATS

PASSING Ponder: 228-359-2,186-13-9-82.0 Rodgers: 252-379-2,838-28 (2L)-7-105.6 (1L)
RUSHING Peterson: 213-1,236 (1L)-5.8-7 (3C) Green: 97-302-3.1-0
RECEIVING Harvin: 62-677-10.9-3 Cobb: 58-613-10.6-7
OFFENSE 333.4 342.9
TAKE/GIVE -5 +5
DEFENSE 336.6 348.1
SACKS Allen: 7 Matthews: 9 (T3C)
INTs Winfield: 3 Hayward (R): 5 (T2L)
PUNTING Kluwe: 44.3 Masthay: 44.0
KICKING Walsh (R): 94 (3C) (22/22 PAT; 24/26 FG) Crosby: 67 (31/31 PAT; 12/20 FG)

NOTES

VIKINGS: QB CHRISTIAN PONDER made 1st career NFL start vs. GB (10/23/11) & threw 1st 2 TD passes…RB ADRIAN PETERSON has rushed for 737 yards (147.4 per game) & 5 TDs in past 5. Aims for 6th in row with 100+ yards. Has 11 career 150+ yard rush games, most by active player. Since 2007, leads NFL with 7,988 rush yards & 71 rush TDs. Has rush TD in 7 of past 8 vs. GB. Aims for 5th in row at Lambeau with rush TD. Has 5 career 100-yard games vs. GB…WR-KR PERCY HARVIN & HOFer GALE SAYERS are only players in NFL history w/ 20+ scrim. TDs & 5 KR-TDs in 1st 4 seasons. Harvin, Sayers & TIMMY BROWN are only players in NFL history w/ rush, rec. & KR TD in 3 seasons in row. In past 3 vs. division, has 3 TDs (rec., KR, rush). TE KYLE RUDOLPH aims for 3rd in row with TD. WR MICHAEL JENKINS had career-high 111 yards (3 catches, 37.0 avg.) & TD in 10/23/11 meeting…DE JARED ALLEN has 12.5 sacks in past 7 meetings. Has 39 sacks in past 36. Since entering NFL in 2004, Allen has NFL-best 112 sacks. CB ANTOINE WINFIELD had sack in last meeting…PACKERS: Have won 9 division games in row…QB AARON RODGERS aims for 5th win in row vs. Min. In 8 career starts vs. Min., has 19 TDs, 3 INTs & 116.5 rating. Packers are 25-0 when he starts & has 115+ rating. Incl. playoffs, has TD pass in 35 consecutive home games. Rodgers leads NFL with 105.6 rating…WR-PR-KR RANDALL COBB has 6 rec. TDs in past 5. Has 3 TDs in past 2 at home. Is only player in NFL with 700+ KR (783), 600+ receiving (613), 200+ PR (231) & 100+ rush (127) yards. Had 80-yard PR-TD in last meeting. WR JAMES JONES ties for NFC lead with 8 rec. TDs. WR JORDY NELSON had 61-yard TD catch last week. Had 2 TDs in last meeting. Has 7 TDs in past 6 division games. WR GREG JENNINGS has 7 TDs in past 5 vs. Min. & aims for 6th meeting in row with TD…Since 2010 (incl. playoffs), CB TRAMON WILLIAMS ties for NFL lead with 15 INTs. Has INT in 2 of past 3 meetings. LB CLAY MATTHEWS has 4 sacks in past 3 meetings & aims for 4th in row vs. Min. with sack. CB CASEY HAYWARD leads all rookies with 5 INTs. Rookie LB DEZMAN MOSES aims for 3rd game in row with sack.


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