3 biggest Vikings scapegoats from the loss to the Packers in Week 17

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Which members of the Minnesota Vikings are being blamed more for the team’s Week 17 loss to the Green Bay Packers than they rightfully deserve?

This past weekend’s matchup for the Minnesota Vikings was rough, as they lost a blowout game on the road to their longtime rival, the Green Bay Packers.

However, the Vikings are still sitting in a good position, as they are the No. 3 seed in the NFC playoff standings, and they are currently sitting with a 12-4 record this season.

As it looks now, Minnesota will likely remain the No. 3 seed in the playoffs, as most expect them to rest their starters for the final matchup of the regular season against the Chicago Bears on Sunday.

The Vikings still having a 12-4 record is one of the few positives one can take away (and Jalen Nailor‘s first career touchdown) from their recent game in Green Bay, as significant injuries and poor play put a damper on the start of 2023 for Minnesota fans.

No member of the Vikings is free from blame after their most recent loss, as you win as a team and you lose as a team, so there is nobody who is truly in the clear.

However, some on the team are receiving more blame for the big loss than they really deserve. So who are some of the biggest scapegoats from the Vikings’ recent failure?