7 biggest takeaways from the Vikings loss to the Packers in Week 17

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Vikings Takeaway No. 6

Jordan Love is good?

This season is the first time since 1991 that Brett Favre or Aaron Rodgers isn't on the Packers' roster, and with Jordan Love taking over as Green Bay's starting quarterback, Vikings fans were hoping to get a break from their division rival having so much success with the guys they start under center.

Unfortunately for Minnesota, the Packers might have another quarterback who could potentially develop into an NFL MVP one day.

Love has made plenty of mistakes this season, but in his first full season as an NFL starting signal-caller, mistakes are to be expected. Overall, Green Bay has to be happy with the progress that the young quarterback has made during the course of the 2023 season.

Heading into Week 18, Love has completed 63.1 percent of his passes for 3,843 yards, 30 touchdowns, and 11 interceptions. Only Brock Purdy and Dak Prescott have thrown for more touchdowns this season than the Packers' young quarterback.

On Sunday, Love was able to lead Green Bay to an impressive win during his first-ever start inside Minnesota's U.S. Bank Stadium, something Rodgers was only able to accomplish twice in seven attempts.

Love finished the win over the Vikings with a 125.3 passer rating after throwing for 256 yards and a trio of touchdowns.