Week 12 Scouting Report: Green Bay Packers

  • Updated: November 21, 2013 - 12:10 AM

GAME 11

Vikings at Green Bay

Noon Sunday

Lambeau Field TV: Ch. 9

Radio: 100.3-FM, 1130-AM

ABOUT THE Packers RECORD: 5-5

• The Packers have lost three consecutive games since defeating the Vikings 44-31 on Oct. 27.

• QB Aaron Rodgers (broken left collarbone) will miss his third consecutive game. Scott Tolzien (five interceptions in the past two games) will make his second career start.

• Green Bay had a season-low 55 rushing yards in a 27-13 loss to the Giants on Sunday.

• The Packers have won seven of their past eight games against the Vikings (including playoffs).

• Green Bay has won 10 of its past 11 regular-season games at Lambeau Field against NFC North opponents.

• Sixteen of the past 22 contests between the Packers and Vikings have been decided by seven points or fewer.

Player Speak LB Clay Matthews

• Matthews had four tackles in Sunday’s loss to the Giants.

• Matthews missed four weeks because a broken right thumb he suffered on Oct. 6 against the Lions.

• On team’s three-game losing streak: “We’re not going to use any excuses and obviously we need to play better, but we got a great opportunity in front of us.”

• On Rodgers’ absence:  “I think everybody knew how valuable he was when he won MVP. … Obviously there was going to be a drop off, but that’s no excuse for dropping three straight.”

Coach Speak Mike McCarthy

• The 50-year old McCarthy is in his eighth season as Packers head coach. He’s 12-4 all-time against the Vikings.

• On Tolzien:  “I think he’s done a lot of good things for us as far as his individual performance. The one outlier is the interceptions. That’s an area of focus for us.”

• On run offense:   “Our run game has been effective this year. It’s something we need to pick back up. We haven’t run the ball like we needed to in the last two weeks.”

• On injuries this season:  “Every NFL season is different. I don’t play fantasy football. We know the challenges that come each and every week. We’ve had different challenges this year than other years.”

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Los Angeles - LP: P. Maholm 7 FINAL
Pittsburgh - WP: V. Worley 12
San Francisco 5 Bottom 12th Inning
Philadelphia 5
Texas 1 Top 14th Inning
NY Yankees 1
Boston - LP: J. Peavy 3 FINAL
Toronto - WP: J. Happ 7
Miami - WP: J. Turner 6 FINAL
Atlanta - LP: M. Minor 5
San Diego - LP: E. Stults 0 FINAL
Chicago Cubs - WP: K. Hendricks 6
Cincinnati - LP: S. LeCure 3 FINAL
Milwaukee - WP: F. Rodriguez 4
Cleveland - WP: D. Salazar 8 FINAL
Minnesota - LP: Y. Pino 2
Kansas City 7 Bottom 9th Inning
Chicago WSox 1
Tampa Bay - WP: J. Odorizzi 7 FINAL
St. Louis - LP: A. Wainwright 2
Washington 7 Bottom 8th Inning
Colorado 4
Detroit 2 Bottom 7th Inning
Arizona 3
Houston 2 Top 6th Inning
Oakland 1
Baltimore 0 Bottom 5th Inning
LA Angels 0
NY Mets 2 Top 6th Inning
Seattle 1
Calgary 7/24/14 8:00 PM
Edmonton
Winnipeg 7/25/14 9:00 PM
Brt Columbia
Ottawa 7/26/14 6:00 PM
Hamilton
Toronto 7/26/14 9:00 PM
Saskatchewan
Tulsa 93 FINAL
San Antonio 95
Atlanta 108 FINAL
Minnesota 112
Indiana 57 FINAL
Chicago 60
Phoenix 67 4th Qtr 9:44
Seattle 52
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Date/Opponent Time W L Score
2014 preseason     
Aug 8 - vs. Oakland 7 pm
Aug 16 - vs. Arizona 7:30 pm
Aug 23 - at Kansas City 7 pm
Aug 28 - at Tennessee 7 pm
2014 regular season     
Sep 7 - at St. Louis Noon
Sep 14 - vs. New England Noon
Sep 21 - at New Orleans Noon
Sep 28 - vs. Atlanta 3:25 pm
Oct 2 - at Green Bay 7:25 pm
Oct 12 - vs. Detroit Noon
Oct 19 - at. Buffalo Noon
Oct 26 - at Tampa Bay Noon
Nov 2 - vs. Washington Noon
Nov 9 - Bye
Nov 16 - at Chicago Noon
Nov. 23 - vs. Green Bay Noon
Nov. 30 - vs. Carolina Noon
Dec 7 - vs. NY Jets Noon
Dec 14 - at Detroit Noon
Dec 21 - at Miami Noon
Dec 28 - vs. Chicago Noon

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