“I think this week will be a step in the right direction”.
This is Green Bay’s first Christmas Eve game since 2004, when the Packers went into the old Metrodome and pulled out a 34-31 win over the Vikings to win a third straight NFC North title.
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“Even though I’m injured, I try to stay positive and take things one day at a time”, Lacy wrote. However, we have seen too many insane things happen in divisional matchups to be able to predict how this game will go.
The Vikings were able to move the ball once again, getting a 32-yard pass to Thielen, putting him over 800 yards for the season and making him and Stefon Diggs the first Vikings duo with 800 yards each since Randy Moss and Cris Carter in 2001.
Tom Brady threw for three touchdown passes in less than three quarters, LeGarrette Blount ran for two touchdowns and Stephen Gostkowski kicked the 300th field goal of his National Football League career, leading the New England Patriots to a 41-3 blowout of the woeful New York Jets. Green Bay is 16-12 in regular-season Saturday games since 1925, and has won its last four.
The Green Bay Packers are hosting the Minnesota Vikings in NFL Football action on Saturday afternoon.
” I recall watching a press conference on TV when it happened”, said Junio, who grew up in De Pere outside of Green Bay.
Wide receiver Jordy Nelson, who missed all of last season with a torn anterior cruciate ligament, has been looking better each week. Peterson has 1,779 rushing yards (104.6 per game) and 13 rush TDs in 17 career meetings.
The Packers managed a fourth successive victory, defeating the Bears 30-27 in Chicago, but it could have been so much worse for them.
The defense also has stepped up.
This season, Peterson has 37 rushes for 72 yards.
But the long-haired linebacker said he’s encouraged as he gradually gets strength and range of motion back.
In the Packers’ current five-game winning streak, Rodgers has thrown 11 touchdowns without an interception and has 1,367 yards while completing 71.4 percent of his passes. Wouldn’t be surprised to the least that Rodgers took the taunting of him being own by Vikings head coach, Mike Zimmer.