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The Packers had the two-seed on their minds Sunday in Minnesota, but instead will have to get ready to now host a Vikings team that in the end, were one drive better. That’s the mindset of the Pack as they head home Sunday night, losers 37-34 to the VikShare Tweet
Off a three-win season and a severe knee injury, Adrian Peterson led the Vikings by the Packers 37-34. It was redemptive for the team as well as All Day, says Dennis Dillon.Share TweetESPN.com Dec 30, 2012MINNEAPOLIS -- Just popping back on the blog quickly to pass along that the Minnesota Vikings and Green Bay Packers will play their wild-card playoff game Saturday night at 8 p.m. ET. It will be televised by NBC. Back in a bit with a look at the matchup…Share TweetWhen the day started, the Vikings had two goals for Week 17. They wanted to win against the Packers to secure themselves a ticket to the playoffs and they wanted to get running back Adrian Peterson 208 yards so that he could set the single-season rushin…Share Tweet
NFL carefully plans a compelling Week 17profootballtalk.com Dec 30, 2012As you take a breath following a riveting regular-season finale between the Packers and Vikings and wait for what necessarily will be the first game of the 2012 postseason, take a look at this item from Judy Battista of the New York Times regarding the …Share Tweetyahoo.com Dec 30, 2012In NFL history, the two free-agent signings that stood above all were Reggie White to the Packers and Drew Brees to the Saints. Peyton Manning to the Broncos makes it a top three. The Broncos won the AFC West last year with a staggering amount of Tebow-…Share TweetA play in the pivotal Minnesota Vikings-Green Bay Packers game will end with football fans more confused about the NFL's rules on coaches challenges than they were before. Greg Jennings dove for the end zone. Just after he broke the plane of the end zon…Share TweetChicago remains in contention for an NFC wild card berth, and the defending Super Bowl champion Giants have been eliminated, after the Bears beat the Lions 26-24 on Sunday in Detroit. The Bears’ victory keeps them alive heading into this afternoon’s PShare TweetGreen Bay Packers wide receiver Randall Cobb is inactive due to an ankle injury. Cobb, who leads the Packers in receiving this season, tested the ankle on Friday and his status was not going to be determined until the team saw how he responded to the wo…Share Tweet
Countdown Live: Packers-VikingsESPN.com Dec 30, 2012Join our ESPN.com NFL experts as they break down the other NFC North throwdown between the Green Bay Packers and the Minnesota Vikings. Contribute your thoughts and questions beginning at 4:25 p.m. ET. See you there. Countdown Live: Packers-VikingsShare Tweet
Sunday Blitz: Packers-Vikings RecapDec 30Jim Basquil and Eric Allen break down the Vikings' 37-34 win over the Packers.
Peterson Falls Short, Vikings Make PlayoffsDec 30Adrian Peterson rushed for 199 yards and combined for two touchdowns to lead the Vikings past the Packers 37-34.
Packers vs. Vikings highlightsDec 30In a dramatic game that came down to the wire, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson came within 9 yards of breaking the single-season rushing record, but it was enough to help the Vikings defeat the Green Bay Packers 37-34.
Green Bay Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson 2-yard touchdown catchDec 30Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers throws his fourth touchdown of the day on this 2-yard pass to wide receiver Jordy Nelson as the Packers tie the game at 34.