Despite being the No. 2 seed in the NFC North, the Packers still control their own destiny.

And if Green Bay's 34-27 Week 3 win over the Lions is any indication, Rodgers could have a field day. The Vikings are a desperate team and that desperation may help them pull off the upset, but they will have to be almost flawless to knock off, arguably, the league's best quarterback. Seventeen unanswered points from the home side though led Green Bay to be staring into the abyss, until a 60 yard pass from Aaron Rodgers to Jordy Nelson helped set up a final second field goal from Mason Crosby to give victory to the Packers. He revealed Wednesday he suffered minor "nicks" in the loss, but said he was hoping to play against the Packers. Rodgers hasn't thrown an interception in five games, and is completing almost 70 percent of his passes over that span. Ty Montgomery has helped with the balance, breaking out for 162 yards last week against Chicago. "I'm not entirely sure how that all worked out, because it was my dad dealing with tickets back then, but I recall sitting with my brothers before they got too old, then with a couple of cousins before I got too old".

"Clay came up big for us today". He has 11 passing touchdowns and no interceptions during Green Bay's win streak, completing 71.4 percent of 161 passes in that time. Defensively, we didn't play well enough.

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers was listed as a full practice participant for the first time since being slowed by the first of two leg injuries. "You can see the trust".

McCarthy credited second-year pro Damarious Randall - who was nearly a game-time scratch due to a shoulder injury - for stepping in for Gunter, while the early word is Bulaga will be OK.

Packers showed no remorse to their division rival, running up the score on last year's division champions.

Some will argue that injuries were what derailed the Vikings' 2016 season and that the team has shown resilience in battling through a series of setbacks that have marred the season.

Rodgers is known to take proclamations like those very seriously, and it showed on this rare Saturday afternoon game. "That's the identity of this football team".


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