Week 11 NFC North Recap: Vikings Back In The Cellar

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Coming into week 11, it looked like the Detroit Lions were in a position to possibly run away with the division.  Instead, after week 11, it appears as though the Lions have stiff competition for the NFC North crown.

Nov 16, 2014; Green Bay, WI, USA; Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) drops back to pass during the first quarter against the Philadelphia Eagles at Lambeau Field. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports

The events in week 11 for the NFC North are really helping to paint the picture of which teams have playoff hopes and which squads are fighting for a respectable record this year.  The Black and Blue division looks to be one of the few divisions that might send two teams into the playoffs this year, with both the Lions and the Packers having impressive seasons so far.

Here are the standings in the NFC North after week 11:

  1. Detroit Lions: 7-3
  2. Green Bay Packers: 7-3
  3. Chicago Bears: 4-6
  4. Minnesota Vikings: 4-6

Let’s take a look at the games in the NFC North during week 11 and how these teams got to these standings.

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