Minnesota Vikings Defeat Green Bay Packers 20-13, Win NFC North for First Time Since 2009
With the win, the Vikings receive the #3-seed in the NFC and will welcome the Seattle Seahawks to the Twin Cities Wild Card weekend.
The Vikings were led by running back Adrian Peterson, who racked up 67 yards and a touchdown on 19 carries. Unfortunately, Peterson missed much of the second half with a lower back injury.
Peterson was able to return at the end of the game, however, he did fumble the ball immediately upon returning.
Quarterback Aaron Rodgers led the Packers with 291 yards passing and one touchdown. He also threw a costly interception in the end zone towards the end of the game.
With the loss, the Packers get the #5-seed in the NFC and will travel to the nation's capital to take on the Washington Redskins in the Wild Card game.
The Vikings and Seahawks will play Sunday, January 10th. Kickoff will be at 12:05 p.m. CST. The Packers and Redskins will play Sunday, January 10th, as well, with kickoff at 3:40 p.m. CST.