3 reasons why the Vikings will (probably) beat the Packers in Week 17

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Jaren Hall
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In a crucial Week 17 matchup with the Green Bay Packers, the Minnesota Vikings are in a must-win situation as they attempt to remain in playoff contention.

The Minnesota Vikings are heading into a crucial game on Sunday night against the Green Bay Packers as their season hangs in the balance. Should the Vikings lose, it will be the end of the road for their hopes of making the 2023 playoffs.

In Sunday night's matchup, Minnesota will be relying on rookie quarterback Jaren Hall to lead the offense and hopefully inspire the team to victory, which will then set up a pivotal Week 18 showdown against the Detroit Lions.

Despite enduring a significant number of injuries, the Vikings find themselves in a remarkable position of still being in contention for a playoff spot at this stage of the season.

And even though they no longer have control over their fate, they must continue to win to keep their postseason hopes alive.

It will be interesting to observe how Minnesota attempts to keep their season alive when they face the Packers on Sunday night, but let's go over a few reasons why the Vikings should be able to come out of the matchup with a win.