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The Minnesota Vikings were able to right the ship this week against the Cowboys, and Favre has put together two strong performances against his old team. On the other side, the Green Bay Packers have struggled and been decimated by injury. The Vikings are currently favored to win at Lambeau.
What will really happen:
Though Favre has historically performed well after facing adversity, his meeting with the NFL this week concerning of allegations of misconduct will serve as a major distraction for him and this Viking's team. This team as dealt with enough adversity, another Favre-related issue hurts this team.
Additionally, while the Vikings beat the Cowboys, their performance was less than dominant. They scored 10 points off of bad decisions by Tony Romo, and another touchdown on special teams. While those facets of the game are certainly important, the Vikings can't expect to score on special teams on a weekly basis or force two turnovers within the opponents' 30-yard line.
The Packers have struggled, in large part because of key injuries. The loss of running back Ryan Grant has made the Packers considerably more one dimensional. Another emerging star, tight end Jermichael Finley has also just been ruled out for the season.
On defense, the loss of OLB Clay Matthews has crippled the Packers' pass rush over the last game and a half. His return against the Vikings should rejuvenate this defense. If Matthews is healthy, expect him to harrass Favre.
A distracted Vikings team will struggle to contain Matthews, and Aaron Rodgers has performed well against his former mentor. Expect the Packers to win at home.