Packers at Vikings Week 10 Capsule

VIKINGS PACKERS
SERIES LEADER   52-47-1
STREAKS   Past 3
COACHES VS. OPP. Frazier: 0-1 McCarthy: 8-3
LAST WEEK Bye (Wk. 8: W 24-21 at Panthers) W 45-38 at Chargers
LAST GAME 10/23/11: Packers 33 at Vikings 27. Green Bay QB Aaron Rodgers completes 24 of 30 passes (80 pct.) for 335 yards & 3 TDs for 146.5 passer rating as Packers move to 7-0.
LAST GAME AT SITE 10/24/10: Packers 28, Vikings 24. Trailing 17-14 at halftime, Green Bay scores 14 points in 3rd quarter, including 32-yard INT-TD by CB Desmond Bishop.
BROADCAST ESPN (7:30 PM CT): Mike Tirico, Ron Jaworkski, Jon Gruden, Rachel Nichols (Field reporter).  Westwood One Radio: Kevin Harlan, Boomer Esiason, Mark Malone (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 88 (WW1), 92 (Min.), 93 (GB).  XM: 88 (WW1), 225 (Min.), 226 (GB). 

STATS

PASSING Ponder (R): 40-77-554-3-2-77.5 Rodgers: 192-265-2,619 (2C)-24 (1L)-3-129.1 (1L)
RUSHING Peterson: 167-798 (3C)-4.8-9 (T1L) Starks: 96-440-4.6-1
RECEIVING Harvin: 31-334-10.8-0 G. Jennings: 48 (3C)-723-15.1-6 (T2L)
OFFENSE 332.6 416.4 (3C)
TAKE/GIVE +4 +11 (3L)
DEFENSE 368.0 399.6
SACKS Allen: 12.5 (1L) Bishop: 4
INTs Sanford: 2 Woodson: 5 (T1L)
PUNTING Kluwe: 44.6 Masthay: 44.5
KICKING Longwell: 58 (19/19 PAT; 13/16 FG) Crosby: 77 (T3C) (32/32 PAT; 15/15 FG)

NOTES

VIKINGS: Rookie QB CHRISTIAN PONDER won 1st NFL start in Week 8, completing 18 of 28 (64.3 pct.) for 236 yards with 1 TD vs. 0 INTs for 102.7 rating. Made 1st career start in Week 7 vs. GB & passed for 2 TDs…RB ADRIAN PETERSON rushed for 175 yards & TD in last meeting. Has rush TD in 6 of past 7 vs. GB. In 9 meetings, has rushed for 982 yards (109.1 per game). Since joining NFL in 2007, leads all players with 6,580 rush yards & 61 rush TDs. Has 7 TDs (6 rush, 1 rec.) in past 4 & aims for 5th in row with TD…WR-KR PERCY HARVIN aims for 3rd MNF game in row with TD. WR MICHAEL JENKINS had 3 catches for 111 yards (37 avg.) in last game vs. GB. TE VISANTHE SHIANCOE has TD in 3 of past 5 meetings…DE JARED ALLEN has 22.5 sacks in past 17, incl. 11 in past 6. Since entering NFL in 2004, has NFL-best 95.5 sacks. Has 11.5 sacks in past 6 vs. GB…PACKERS: Have won 14 in row (incl. playoffs), longest streak in team history…QB AARON RODGERS is 1st player in NFL history to start season with 8 games in row with 110+ rating. Has passed for 2,619 yards & 24 TDs, 1st QB in NFL history with 2,600+ yards & 24+ TDs in 1st 8 games of season. In 8 meetings, has completed 154 of 223 (69.1 pct.) for 1,939 yards with 15 TDs vs. 3 INTs for 112.7 rating…Incl. playoffs, RB JAMES STARKS has played in 15 games & GB is 14-1…WR GREG JENNINGS has 6 TDs in past 4 meetings & aims for 5th in row vs. Min. with TD. WR JAMES JONES has TD catch in 4 of past 5. WR JORDY NELSON ties for NFL lead with 4 catches of 50+ yards. TE JERMICHAEL FINLEY ties for lead among NFC TEs with 5 TDs. Aims for 3rd in row vs. Min. with TD…CB CHARLES WOODSON had 2 INTs in last meeting. S CHARLIE PEPRAH (40 yards) & CB TRAMON WILLIAMS (43) each had INT-TD last week. LB DESMOND BISHOP had 32-yard INT-TD in last home meeting.


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