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Rodgers, Packers make quick work of Vikes

Rodgers, Packers make quick work of Vikes

Aaron Rodgers threw for 285 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Green Bay Packers to a 44-31 victory over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday night.
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  • Rapid Reaction: Minnesota Vikings

    Rapid Reaction: Minnesota Vikings

    ESPN.com CNNSI.com Oct 27, 2013
    MINNEAPOLIS -- A few thoughts on the Minnesota Vikings' 44-31 loss to the Green Bay Packers on Sunday night: What it means: The Vikings were blown out for the second straight home game. In between those games, they lost on "Monday Night Football&qu…
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  • Packers answer 109-yard TD with methodical drive

    Packers answer 109-yard TD with methodical drive

    The way the Packers did it wasn’t quite as exciting, but the result was the same. After the Vikings jumped out to an early lead on Cordarrelle Patterson’s 109-yard return of the opening kickoff for a touchdown, the Packers just evened it up in a more me…
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  • Packers inactives: James Jones out again

    Packers inactives: James Jones out again

    MINNEAPOLIS -- As expected, Green Bay Packers receiver James Jones will miss his second straight game. Jones said earlier in the week that he might be able to play if it were the Super Bowl. Jones was listed as doubtful for Sunday night’s game against t…
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  • Live blog: Packers at Vikings

    Live blog: Packers at Vikings

    ESPN.com Oct 27, 2013
    Join our ESPN.com NFL experts as they break down the Green Bay Packers' visit to the Minnesota Vikings. Contribute your thoughts and questions beginning at 8:30 p.m. ET. And, be sure to visit our NFL Nation Blitz page for commentary from every game, as …
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  • Pro Football Now: Previewing Sunday night's Packers-Vikings mat…

    Pro Football Now: Previewing Sunday night's Packers-Vikings matchup

    CNNSI.com Oct 27, 2013
    Greg Jennings will lead his new team against his old one when the Vikings host the Packers on Sunday night.
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  • Report: Vikings would trade Allen for 'right price'

    Report: Vikings would trade Allen for 'right price'

    Report: Vikings would trade Allen for 'right price'
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  • Timberpups Weekly Preview 2014 – Week 1

    Timberpups Weekly Preview 2014 – Week 1

    timberpups.com Oct 27, 2013
    Setting the stage: The Timberwolves are back in action in meaningful, regular season games! The world is a better place, right? We know what this team did over the course of the offseason and we know what the final roster looks like now. Finally, now yo…
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  • Video - GameDay: Green Bay Packers vs. Minnesota Vikings highlights 03:53

    GameDay: Green Bay Packers vs. Minnesota Vikings highlights

    Oct 27
    The Green Bay Packers display a balanced attack on offense, defense, and special teams as they defeat the Minnesota Vikings 44-31 in Week 8 of NFL action.
  • Video - WK 8 Can't-Miss Play: Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson lowers the boom 00:41

    WK 8 Can't-Miss Play: Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson lowers the boom

    Oct 27
    Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson shakes off a couple defenders on his way to an 8-yard touchdown.
  • Video - WK 8 Can't-Miss Play: Gone in a flash 00:56

    WK 8 Can't-Miss Play: Gone in a flash

    Oct 27
    Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson returns a kickoff for a 109-yard touchdown.
  • Video - Packers Top Vikings 00:49

    Packers Top Vikings

    Oct 27
    Aaron Rodgers and Jordy Nelson connected for two touchdowns in the Packers' 44-31 win against the Vikings.

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Andy Dalton, Bengals show they belong among AFC elite; more Sna…

    Oct 27
    PHILADELPHIA -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight from a Week 8 schedule that was full of spectacular individual performances and didn't turn out to be as non-descript as feared. ...
  • Don Banks: Revolving door at quarterback has Chip Kelly's Eagles in a tail…

    Oct 27
    PHILADELPHIA -- Some day, the Philadelphia Eagles might win another home game. But maybe not this season.
  • Clayton's Last Call: Not featuring the run

    Oct 27
    Running attacks continue to take a backseat, writes John Clayton. Plus, a defining win by the Lions, the Patriots' glaring need and more.