6 biggest takeaways from the Vikings loss vs. Packers in Week 17

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Vikings’ edge rush is disappointing

Green Bay only attempted 27 passes on the day, but Minnesota only had one sack on the day. Za’Darius Smith had a big game in the first meeting, between these two teams but only managed three tackles in this game.

To amplify the struggles, fellow outside linebacker and pass rush specialist Danielle Hunter for only one tackle on the day. More productivity is needed from this duo if they want to be successful.

Minnesota’s only sack came from pressure up the gut by defensive tackle Dalvin Tomlinson. this team can do much better than this while getting after a quarterback even if it means scheming pressure,

Aaron Rodgers took him time in the pocket to work on former teammate Chandon Sullivan and was pretty successful at that.  Duke Shelly continues to look like a smart signing since he keeps making nice plays.