Vikings at Packers NFL Week Five Capsule

MINNESOTA VIKINGS (2-2) AT GREEN BAY PACKERS (2-2)

SERIES

VIKINGS PACKERS
THURS. RECORD 11-8 17-25-2
SERIES LEADER   55-48-2
STREAKS   6 of past 8
COACHES VS. OPP. Zimmer: 0-0 McCarthy: 12-4-1
LAST WEEK W 41-28 vs. Falcons W 38-17 at Bears
LAST GAME 11/24/13: Vikings 26 at Packers 26. Green Bay rookie RB Eddie Lacy rushes for 110 yards & TD. Minnesota RB Adrian Peterson counters with 146 rushing yards & TD in tie game.
LAST GAME AT SITE 11/24/13
BROADCAST CBS (7:25 PM CT): Jim Nantz, Phil Simms, Tracy Wolfson (Field reporter). Westwood One: Ian Eagle, Boomer Esiason, Hub Arkush (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 88 (WW1), 93 (Min.), 92 (GB.). XM: 88 (WW1), 225 (Min.), 226 (GB.).

STATS

PASSING Bridgewater (R): 31-50-467-0-0-92.7 Rodgers: 86-130-999-9 (T3C)-1-109.1 (1C)
RUSHING Asiata: 47-159-3.4-3 (T2L) Lacy: 53-161-3.0-1
RECEIVING Jennings: 15-204-13.6-1 Nelson: 33 (1L)-459 (1L)-13.9-3
OFFENSE 344.3 306.5
TAKE/GIVE 0 +4 (1C)
DEFENSE 354.3 390.0
SACKS 3 tied: 2 6 tied: 1
INTs H. Smith, Robinson: 2 (T3L) 5 tied: 1
PUNTING Locke: 45.8 Masthay: 43.5
KICKING Walsh: 35 (T3C) (8/8 PAT; 9/11 FG) Crosby: 24 (9/9 PAT; 5/6 FG)

NOTES

VIKINGS:Rookie QB TEDDY BRIDGEWATER passed for 317 yards & had rush TD in 1st career start last week…RB MATT ASIATA rushed for 3 TDs, tying career high. Rookie RB JERICK MC KINNON had career-best 18 rushes & 135 yards last week…Last year in 2 games vs. GB, WR-KR CORDARRELLE PATTERSON had 109-yard KR-TD & averaged 39.3 yards per KR (9 KR for 354 yards). Has TD in 6 of past 9 (4 rush, 3 rec.).WR GREG JENNINGS has 5 rec. TDs in past 6 on Thurs. WR JARIUS WRIGHT had career-high 8 catches & 132 yards last week…In 15 games vs. GB (incl. playoffs), LB CHAD GREENWAY has 124 tackles. S HARRISON SMITH had INT in his last game at GB. DE EVERSON GRIFFEN had career-high 3 sacks vs. GB (12/30/12). Has 4.5 sacks in past 6. CB CAPTAIN MUNNERLYN ties for NFL lead with 4 INT-TDs since 2012.Rookie LB ANTHONY BARR aims for 3rd in row with sack…PACKERS: QB AARON RODGERS has won 7 of past 8 vs. Min. (incl. playoffs). In 12 starts vs. Min., has 27 TDs, 4 INTs & 116.8 rating. In 5 starts on Thurs., is 4-1 with 10 TDs, 2 INTs & 109 rating. In past 31 starts at home (min. 10 att.), is 29-2 (.935) with 112.3 rating (78 TDs, 17 INTs). Had 151.2 rating last week…RB EDDIE LACY has 270 scrimmage yards (135 per game), 204 rush yards (102 per game) & 2 TDs in 2 meetings…WRs RANDALL COBB (7-113-2) & JORDY NELSON (10-108-2) each had 100+ rec. yards & 2+ rec. TDs last week, 1st Packers since 12/21/69. Since 2011, Nelson is 1 of 2 in NFL with 3,000+ yards (3,781), 30+ rec. TDs (33) & 15+ avg. (16.1)…LB CLAY MATTHEWS has 6 sacks, 2 FFs & FR in past 6 meetings (incl. playoffs). Since entering NFL in 2002, LB JULIUS PEPPERS ties for 2nd in NFL with 119.5 sacks. Since 2010 (incl. playoffs), CB TRAMON WILLIAMS ties for 1st in NFL with 20 INTs & CB SAM SHIELDS is 4th with 18 INTs.


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