Hartman: Vikings, Packers continue in opposite directions
Summary of 2 articles · Updated Oct 28, 2013
Last season, the Packers and the Vikings played three times, including the season finale the Vikings won 37-34 to send the teams to a rematch in the wild-card round of the playoffs six days later. And then in the playoff game, with Christian Pondernot available because of injury and Joe Webbstarting at quarterback for the first time all season, the Vikings had little chance and the Packers won 24-10. “I was like, ‘Sam, you almost tackled me, man.’ He said, ‘I was about to crush somebody, and the next thing I know we’re running face to face.’ He did a good job of avoiding me, though.
MINNEAPOLIS – Observed in the locker room following the Green Bay Packers’ 44-31 win over the Minnesota Vikings: Still in awe: Packers running back Eddie Lacy outgained Vikings running back Adrian Peterson on the ground, 94 yards to 60, but the rookie w…