5 biggest takeaways from the Vikings win vs. Packers in Week 11

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There was a lot to learn from the Minnesota Vikings during their Week 11 win over the Green Bay Packers at U.S. Bank Stadium.

Week 11 was a game that many fans of the Minnesota Vikings had circled on their calendar. Any time the Green Bay Packers come to town, it is bound to be a notable game, and this contest was no different.

The Vikings were able to squeak out a 34-31 victory over the Packers in this meeting thanks to a last-second field goal by Greg Joseph. However, fans of Minnesota already know the feeling of games like this all too often.

With this win, the Vikings moved to 5-5 on the season and moved into the playoff picture once again. Since Green Bay still has a pretty firm grip on the NFC North, Minnesota is looking to take one of those Wild Card spots and keep moving up the conference standings.

There were plenty of things to learn from this game between the two rivals in the black and blue division. Let’s break down some of the notable things from Week 11 that stood out during the game on Sunday.