How the Vikings Were Able to Take Down the Packers in Thrilling 37-34 Victory

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How the Vikings Were Able to Take Down the Packers in Thrilling 37-34 Victory
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Prior to the Week 17 games, I scanned my Twitter timeline and read multiple tweets about how the matchups were "boring". No thrillers were expected, just a bunch of dull games to be played out so the real excitement—the playoffs— can began the following weekend. There were two teams that didn't quite get this memo; the Green Bay Packers traveled to the rival Minnesota Vikings' Metrodome, where they lost 37-34 in dramatic fashion.

The Packers were out-dueled by not only Adrian Peterson, who eclipsed 2,000-yards, but by Christian Ponder as well. You read that right: Christian Ponder.

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