Minnesota Vikings vs Green Bay Packers: Week 11 game review

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The Minnesota Vikings faced off against NFC North rivals the Green Bay Packers during week 11 of the NFL season. Here are the good, bad and confusing things from the contest.

Nov 22, 2015; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater (5) passes against the Green Bay Packers in the second quarter at TCF Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Bruce Kluckhohn-USA TODAY Sports

Any time that the Green Bay Packers are taking on the Minnesota Vikings, it’s going to be a big game. It doesn’t even matter what the record of the two teams are on those occasions, as the rivalry are usually enough to help fans get pumped about the game. However, in this case, the two teams were currently in a battle for control of the NFC North.

Minnesota entered the game on a five game winning streak, while Green Bay had lost three straight.  With the Vikings leading the division by one game over the Packers, Green Bay knew that if they wanted to keep pace with Minnesota that they would have to play hard to come up with a win in Minnesota. However, the boys in purple were ready to defend their home field against their biggest rivals.

The final score of the game was 30-13 in favor of the Green Bay Packers. While this was a very hard-fought game by both teams, there were some good things, bad stuff and just interesting and weird observations.  We’ll talk about all of those things, but, as usual, we’ll start by talking about the good stuff!

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