Minnesota Vikings vs. Packers: Game time, TV, prediction


The Minnesota Vikings take on the Green Bay Packers Sunday night in a game that was flexed to prime time.

Kickoff is at 7:30 PM CT for the Vikings and Packers from Lambeau Field in Green Bay.

The game will be televised nationally on NBC with Al Michaels and Cris Collinsworth at the mics.

The game will be broadcast on radio by KFAN 100.3 and its network of affiliates.

Temperatures are expected to be in the mid-20s at game time with little chance of precipitation.



Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater has thrown six TD passes and 0 interceptions in his last three games.

Packers QB Aaron Rodgers has thrown four TD passes and been picked off twice in his last three games.

Rodgers posted a season-low 47.1% completion percentage the last time the Packers and Vikings played.

Running backs

Adrian Peterson leads Tampa Bay’s Doug Martin by 64 yards in the race for the NFL rushing title.

Packers running back Eddie Lacy has averaged 4.2 yards-per-carry on the season. He has been held to ten rushing yards or fewer on four different occasions.

Lacy ran for 100 yards on 22 carries the last time the Vikings and Packers met.

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Wide receivers/tight ends

With 495 receiving yards, Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph has surpassed his previous career high in that category (493 in 2012).

Packers receiver James Jones caught 6 passes for 109 yards the last time the two teams played.

Offensive line

The Packers’ David Bakhtiari is listed as questionable for today’s game. Bryan Bulaga and Josh Sitton are listed as probable.

Defensive line

Vikings DT Linval Joseph is listed as doubtful.

Let’s hope the refs don’t allow the Packers to get away with any more of this stuff today.

Packers DT Mike Daniels is listed as questionable.


Vikings LB Anthony Barr returned to action last week vs. New York and recorded one tackle.

Packers LB Mike Neal is listed as questionable.


Packers CB Sam Shields is listed as questionable with a concussion.

Five keys to victory for the Vikings.

Prediction: The Vikings take it to the Packers in Green Bay and win by a final score of 27-13.