Vikings
November 21
49ers receiver Deebo Samuel scores a 25-yard touchdown Sunday against the Jaguars.

Up next for the Vikings: at the 49ers

The Vikings and Niners, both 5-5, face a crucial game in the NFC playoff picture.
Vikings
November 21
Vikings receivers Justin Jefferson (18) and Adam Thielen dance in the end zone to celebrate Jefferson’s third-quarter touchdown.

Vikings vs. Packers game balls

Justin Jefferson leads the way again for the Vikings in an upset win over the Packers.
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November 21
Podcast: Justin Jefferson, Vikings offense outpace Packers in big win

Podcast: Justin Jefferson, Vikings offense outpace Packers in big win

Ben Goessling, Andrew Krammer and Jim Souhan discuss Jefferson's star continuing to rise and a Vikings offense that kept its stride in a 34-31 win over Green Bay.
Vikings
November 21
Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen got a hand on Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers as he looked to throw a pass during the first quarter.

Vikings slow Rodgers, a little, with varied defensive looks

The return of three defensive starters helped the Vikings on Sunday, but Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers cracked the code for some late connections that made things interesting.
Vikings
November 21
Vikings running back Dalvin Cook scores a touchdown in the first quarter against the Packers.

Live: Vikings hold off Packers with game-ending field goal, 34-31

With eight games left in the season, the Vikings are continuing their quest for a Wild Card spot in the playoffs in the first of their two meetings with Green Bay.
Vikings
November 21
Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers

What to watch during Vikings-Packers? Aaron Rodgers' toe

A toe injury kept the Packers quarterback from practicing much this week. And he looked rusty last Sunday, following 10 days on the COVID list.
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November 21
Vikings center Garrett Bradbury (56) talked with fellow center Mason Cole (52) during training camp Tuesday. ] ANTHONY SOUFFLE • anthony.souffle@sta

Vikings-Packers inactives: Center Garrett Bradbury on bench in return from COVID list

Bradbury, the 18th overall pick in the 2019 draft, suited up against the Packers but ceded his starting job to Mason Cole for a third straight game.
Vikings
November 20
Aaron Rodgers’ final snap against the Vikings last year resulted in a fumble, as then-rookie defensive end D.J. Wonnum reached from behind to swat t

Vikings have solved Matt LaFleur's Packers once. Can they do it again?

LaFleur would be 14-0 in the NFC North if not for the unlikely upset Mike Zimmer pieced together last year at Lambeau Field.
Vikings
November 20
Christian Darrisaw, left, and the offensive line  creating space for Dalvin Cook, right, is a key factor for the Vikings against the Packers.

Vikings vs. Packers: 3 story lines, 2 key matchups, 1 prediction

The Green Bay defense may be the star in what could be Aaron Rodgers' last game in Minnesota as a Packer.
Vikings
November 20
Aaron Rodgers: very good quarterback, and ... well, let’s just leave it at that for now.

Souhan: Flawed and fantastic, Aaron Rodgers' ride into Minnesota could be his last

Unless the Packers win the Super Bowl, he likely will play for a different team next year. Green Bay would be ridding themselves of a nuisance, and one of the best QBs ever.
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November 20
Patrick Peterson

Vikings activate Patrick Peterson from injured reserve before Sunday's game vs. Packers

The cornerback missed the Vikings' past three games with a hamstring injury, but practiced all week in preparation for his return.
Vikings
November 19
 Vikings linebacker Anthony Barr

Barr among defense reinforcements returning to face Packers

Linebacker Anthony Barr is expected to start Sunday against Green Bay after sitting out the Vikings' win in Los Angeles. The secondary also gets an upgrade.
Vikings
November 19
Mike Zimmer, Justin Jefferson, Everson Griffen and Greg Joseph will all play a role in determining the success of the Vikings during the second half o

Midseason report: Vikings still searching for identity, stability, consistency

The Vikings are 4-5, but they are also only a half-game out of a playoff position in the NFC. What are their big questions headed into the last eight games of the season?
Vikings
November 19
Referee Shawn Hochuli

One more worry for Vikings fans: Sunday's officiating crew

On the NFL: As if the Vikings don't have enough to worry about playing the Packers, home teams with the officiating crew headed by referee Shawn Hochuli are on an eight-game losing streak.
Randball
November 19
Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers.

Are the Packers really all that much better than the Vikings?

The Packers are 8-2. The Vikings are 4-5. But the answer to that question isn't as obvious as it seems if you dig into the numbers.
Sports
November 19
Green Bay Packers fans cheered from the stands in the fourth quarter. ] ANTHONY SOUFFLE • anthony.souffle@startribune.com 

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Vikings vs. Packers: Here's the Green Bay view on Sunday's game

NFL writer and Wisconsin radio host Jason Wilde joins the Daily Delivery podcast to preview Sunday's game. Also, Mark Craig gives his prediction and messages delivered by Wild and Wolves coaches were received.
Vikings
November 18
Shown in an earlier session, Vikings offensive lineman Brian O’Neill returned to practice Thursday.

Four players return as Vikings have full house at Thursday's practice

Everyone on the active roster participated, including Anthony Barr, who was held out the game in Los Angeles because of an ongoing knee issue.
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November 18
Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority officials installed three BirdBuffer boxes this month atop 425 Park Av., a concessions building across the stree

Officials cancel trial run of grape-scented bird deterrent outside U.S. Bank Stadium

The conservation group Audubon Minnesota raised objections.
Vikings
November 18
Packers running back A.J. Dillon, playing for the injured Aaron Jones, got to do the Lambeau Leap last week.

Packers scouting report: Injuries haven't slowed down Green Bay

Matt LaFleur's offense has failed to top 24 points in the last five games, while his defense has thrived under new coordinator Joe Barry,
Vikings
November 18
Cornerback Rasul Douglas and the Packers defense has limited opponents to 15 points a game since their season-opening 38-3 loss to the Saints.

Mark Craig's Week 11 NFL picks against the spread

After a Week 10 filled with blowouts, our NFL insider is playing it safe with his upset calls.