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Packers escape with 24-21 victory over Vikings
Packers stars Aaron Rodgers, Eddie Lacy prove just too elusive for the Vikings defense. Star Tribune November 24, 2014

Souhan: Kalil avoids media, but not controversy
Matt Kalil felt the pressure. Using that sixth sense some players possess, he identified, without looking, the four opponents itching to rush him, and countered with his most athletic move of the day. Star Tribune November 24, 2014

Zimmer second-guesses not having onside kick
Mike Zimmer faced a pivotal decision with 3 minutes, 28 seconds left Sunday. The Vikings were behind Green Bay 24-21 and were kicking off from midfield after a Packers penalty. Star Tribune November 24, 2014

Mark Craig's 5 Extra Points
But the absolute most frustrating play for the Vikings defense Sunday had to be Rodgers scrambling for 18 yards on third-and-6 from the Packers 44-yard line with a 17-13 lead and 11 minutes left in the game. Star Tribune November 24, 2014

Hartman: Despite loss, more progress for Vikings
Getting to know Mike Zimmer as well as the media has, one thing we’ve learned about the first-year Vikings coach is that he is a great competitor and doesn’t believe in moral victories. Star Tribune November 23, 2014

Interception a mistake Bridgewater can't afford
The Packers used the rookie’s pick to head in for a touchdown. Star Tribune November 23, 2014

Packers 24, Vikings 21: Clock runs out on upset bid
Aaron Rodgers threw for two touchdowns and Eddie Lacy rushed for another, running up 125 yards as Green Bay leaned on the underdog Vikings long enough for them to tip over. Pioneer Press November 23, 2014

Vikings' mistakes add up to another loss
According to 19th century abolitionist poet John Greenleaf Whittier, the saddest song of tongue and pen is what might have been. Pioneer Press November 23, 2014

Vikings: Teddy Bridgewater 'needs to play better in the first half'
Teddy Bridgewater has figured out the Vikings and the Packers indeed have a pretty good rivalry going. Pioneer Press November 23, 2014

Vikings offense lets defense down in loss to Packers
The Packers didn't score 50 points. They didn't even get half that many. Still, Green Bay won 24-21 Sunday at TCF Bank Stadium, overcoming what was generally an encouraging defensive showing by the Vikings. Pioneer Press November 23, 2014

Vikings: Matt Kalil silent about another rough game
Matt Kalil had another rough day for the Vikings, called for three penalties worth 35 yards, but the left tackle didn't want to talk about it after a 24-21 loss to Green Bay at TCF Bank Stadium. Pioneer Press November 23, 2014

Vikings: Balanced offense coming up short in clutch situations
For a team playing without its top running back, the Vikings have run pretty well this season, just not enough to carry them anywhere of consequence. Pioneer Press November 23, 2014

Vikings' Charles Johnson emerges as go-to receiver
Charles Johnson's claim to fame during his first month with the Vikings was that he was not left guard Charlie Johnson. Pioneer Press November 23, 2014

Tom Powers: Vikings' passive decision spells doom in the end
The most disappointing thing about Sunday's loss to the Green Bay Packers is that the Vikings did not go down fighting. Instead, they surrendered by giving the football to Aaron Rodgers so he could run out the clock. Pioneer Press November 23, 2014

Vikings: Kyle Rudolph contributes but isn't close to 100 percent
The Vikings need playmakers. Kyle Rudolph wants to go back to being one. Pioneer Press November 23, 2014

Vikings' Sharrif Floyd misses 1st NFL game, with knee injury
Sharrif Floyd figured he would play. Then he got word he would miss the first NFL game of his career. Pioneer Press November 23, 2014

Bridgewater’s rough start hurts Vikings
Teddy Bridgewater’s fourth quarter was much better than his rough start. Viking Update November 23, 2014

Rodgers’ legs cause Vikings headaches
The Vikings were hurt as much by Aaron Rodgers’ legs as his arm. He scrambled for some important pickups in the Packers’ win. Viking Update November 23, 2014

Notebook: Lacy fueling season vs. Vikings
Eddie Lacy’s two best games this year have come against the Vikings, with a 125-yard performance and his most impactful time closing out the game. Viking Update November 23, 2014

Vikings: ‘No moral victories’…but improvement
The Vikings defense limited the big plays but still couldn’t get the stop when needed at the end. Viking Update November 23, 2014

Key injuries mount for Vikings in loss
The Vikings lost several key players or had them limited with injuries in the loss to the Packers. Viking Update November 23, 2014

Lacy, Packers power past Vikings, 24-21
Eddie Lacy hurt the Vikings as much as Aaron Rodgers in a 24-21 loss to the Packers. Viking Update November 23, 2014

Teddy Bridgewater's excitement leads to early misfires
Teddy Bridgewater's first NFC North game was supposed to come against the Green Bay Packers in prime time at Lambeau Field four days after he threw for 317 yards in his first NFL start. ESPN.com November 23, 2014

Cordarrelle Patterson says injuries won't deter him from kick returns
Observed and heard in the locker room following the Minnesota Vikings' 24-21 loss to the Green Bay Packers on Sunday at TCF Bank Stadium: ESPN.com November 23, 2014

Rapid Reaction: Minnesota Vikings
A few thoughts on the Minnesota Vikings' 24-21 loss to the Green Bay Packers on Sunday at TCF Bank Stadium: ESPN.com November 233, 2014

Zulgad: Vikings attempt to show Rodgers they are getting defensive
In retrospect Mike Zimmer admitted he probably made the wrong decision, but the Vikings coach displayed just how much confidence he has in his defense late in Sunday's loss to the Green Bay Packers at TCF Bank Stadium. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities November 23, 2014

Notebook: Vikings limit Packers' deep shots, but Eddie Lacy 'a load'
It's pick your poison with Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers, so Mike Zimmer chose to take away the deep ball. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities November 23, 2014

Rodgers made some great throws, but third-down scramble 'a killer'
The Packers held a four-point lead to begin the fourth quarter and got the ball on their own 13-yard line. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities November 23, 2014

Matt Kalil flagged for three penalties in loss
Matt Kalil declined comment after he was called for three penalties in the Minnesota Vikings' 24-21 loss to the Green Bay Packers on Sunday afternoon. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities November 23, 2014

Without Asiata, Ben Tate watches in pads as Banyard backs up McKinnon
The Vikings might be in the midst of some shifting backfield dynamics, but it still appears to be the rookie's show. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities November 23, 2014

Another slow start for Teddy Bridgewater limits Vikings' offense
Micah Hyde said he felt like the ball was in the air "for five seconds" when Teddy Bridgewater attempted to lob the corner route to Greg Jennings. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities November 23, 2014

Zimmer says in hindsight he should have used onside kick after score
Just about any way you slice it, Sunday's loss to the Packers did not resemble to blowout on that Thursday night in Lambeau Field. For one thing, the game was closely contested nearly until the end. While the Thursday night game in week 5 appeared all but over by halftime, Sunday's loss had drama until the final possession. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities November 23, 2014

Loadholt will have MRI on shoulder, Patterson dinged up during game
Vikings right tackle Phil Loadholt left Sunday's game and will have an MRI on his shoulder, head coach Mike Zimmer said. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities November 23, 2014

Vikings surrender season-high marks to Eddie Lacy again in loss
Aaron Rodgers gave the Green Bay Packers his usual confident, accurate, productive game. 1500 ESPN Twin Cities November 23, 2014

Rodgers, Packers get Past Vikings in Close One
Aaron Rodgers had two  touchdown passes and Eddie Lacy scored twice as the Green Bay  Packers edged the Minnesota Vikings, 24-21, in an NFC North battle on Sunday. KFAN.com November 23, 2014

Scoggins: Packers use run, not pass, to foil Vikings
The Green Bay Packers parked their sports car in the garage on Sunday and took the old reliable Buick for a drive. Star Tribune November 23, 2014