PLAY OF THE GAME
Score: The Packers led 7-3 with 5:20 remaining in the second quarter.
Situation: Green Bay had fourth-and-5 on the Vikings 34 and went for it.
The play: QB Aaron Rodgers (12) found Greg Jennings (85) on the left sideline. Vikings CB Chris Cook (20) missed the tackle and Jennings gained 32 yards before Mistral Raymond (41) ran him out of bounds. That led to a Packers field goal and a 10-3 lead.
INFORMATION WORTH REPEATING
In case you missed this last week, the Vikings' schedule for 2013 is set, with dates to be announced in April. The Vikings will play every team in the NFC East and AFC North, will face the second-place teams in the NFC South (Carolina) and NFC West (Seattle), along with their usual NFC North games. The game against Pittsburgh in London on Sept. 29 is a Vikings home game. Other home foes are Philadelphia, Washington, Cleveland, Carolina, Green Bay, Detroit and Chicago. Road opponents are Dallas, New York Giants, Baltimore, Cincinnati, Seattle, Green Bay, Detroit and Chicago.
Vikings RB Adrian Peterson vs. Packers QB Aaron Rodgers
Rodgers. Peterson was not a factor (he had 99 rushing yards) with the Vikings passing game nullified early, and Rodgers finished with a 104.9 rating and the easy victory.
"The energy level was at an all-time high."
-- Packers CB Charles Woodson