LIVE BLOG: Vikings defeat Packers, 28-22
GREEN BAY, Wis. (WBAY) - After two back-to-back road games, the Packers are back on home turf as they host the Minnesota Vikings.
Green Bay (5-1) has an 8-3-2 record against Minnesota (1-5) at Lambeau Field since 2008. Through 120 meetings, including two postseason games (1-1), the Packers are 63-54-3 against the Vikings in the all-time series.
Out of the past 14 home games against Minnesota, the Packers have scored 23 or more points in 11 of those games.
Earlier this year, the Packers defeated the Vikings at U.S. Bank Stadium by a score of 43-34. That same game, receiver Davante Adams tied the franchise record for the most receptions in a single game, with 14.
This week, tackle David Bakhtiari is out again after being listed as questionable, as well as corner back Kevin King, safety Raven Greene, running back Aaron Jones, linebacker Randy Ramsey, and defensive tackle Billy Winn.
Meanwhile, Minnesota gets Dalvin Cook back after he recovered from a groin injury the past two weeks. The Vikings will be without Tajae Sharpe, Holton Hill, Chris Jones, Curtis Riley, Jordan Brailford, Oli Udoh and Dan Chisena.
As noted in Dave Schroeder’s Fast 5 Pack Facts article published Sunday, there will be strong winds blowing throughout the game.
FOX is airing the game, which began at 12 p.m.
The Packers received the ball after kickoff.
The Vikings answered on the following drive with a touchdown of their own scored by Dalvin Cook, who ran up the middle for 21 yards.
That score stood until the 2nd quarter, when Rodgers and Adams connected once again and Crosby made the extra point.
Shortly before the half, Dalvin Cook re-entered the end zone on a short run to tie the game up, 14-14.
The Vikings will receive the ball at the beginning of the second half.
The Vikings opened up the second half with a touchdown to give them their first lead of the game. Dalvin Cook ran one yard to break into the end zone for a 21-14 lead.
Cook continued to bring trouble for the Packers throughout the game.
Late in the game, the Packers announced Will Redmond and Vernon Scott both have shoulder injuries, and are questionable for the rest of the game.
With less than three minutes left in the game, the Packers scored on another Rodgers to Adams pass, bringing the score to 28-20.
Jamaal Williams then converted on a two point attempt to bring the score to 28-22.
The Vikings held on and caused a fumble at the end of the game while sacking Rodgers, and went on to win 28-22.
The Action 2 News Sports team will continue to provide updates here throughout the game.
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