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NFC North race to the wire

  • November 10, 2012 - 4:14 PM

NFC NORTH: GOING DOWN TO THE WIRE

CHICAGO (7-1)

Home games: Houston, Vikings, Seattle, Green Bay

Road games: San Francisco, Vikings, Arizona, Detroit

Star power: Cornerback Charles Tillman has forced seven fumbles - including four in last week's victory over Tennessee - and has returned two interceptions for touchdowns this season.

GREEN BAY (6-3)

Home games: Vikings, Detroit, Tennessee

Road games: Detroit, N.Y. Giants, Chicago, Vikings

Star power: Aaron Rodgers leads the NFL with 25 touchdown passes and is second (behind Peyton Manning) in quarterback rating.

VIKINGS (5-4)

Home games: Detroit, Chicago, Green Bay

Road games: Chicago, Green Bay, St. Louis, Houston

Star power: Adrian Peterson (106.3 yards per game) leads the league in rushing in an amazing recovery from knee surgery.

DETROIT (4-4)

Home games: Green Bay, Houston, Indianapolis, Atlanta, Chicago

Road games: Vikings, Green Bay, Arizona

Star power: Matthew Stafford had 41 touchdown passes last season but has only eight so far in 2012. His yards per game have also dropped from 314.9 to 299.1.

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