The Green Bay Packers snapped a three game losing streak to batter the Minnesota Vikings 30-13 and regained a share of the NFC North in the process. Both teams are 7-3 with six games to go. The Vikings has a streak of their own ended after wining six in a row coming into he contest.
Aaron Rodgers threw for 212 yards and a pair of touchdowns to lead the Packers and defensively Datone Jones had two of Green Bay’s six sacks, and held Adrian Peterson to just 45 rushing yards.
James Jones had six catches for 109 yards and a score, Eddie Lacy rushed for a season-high 100 yards on 22 carries. Masin Crosby booted five field goals.
For Minnesota, Teddy Bridgewater took quite a beating, leaving the game briefly with an injury to his left shoulder, but managing to finish 25 for 37 for 296 yards and a touchdown without any turnovers.
Next up for Green Bay will be a Thanksgiving Day game with the Chicago Bears. Brett Favre’s retired No. 4 will be unveiled on the Lambeau Field façade during a halftime ceremony.
Minnesota will travel to Atlanta to take on suddenly vulnerable Atlanta Falcons team on Sunday November 29.