Packers vs. Vikings: 4 Takeaways from Minnesota's Week 7 Loss to Green Bay

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Packers vs. Vikings: 4 Takeaways from Minnesota's Week 7 Loss to Green Bay
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Coach Leslie Frazier has some reason to smile after Minnesota's 33-27 loss to the Green Bay Packers. But there's still plenty of work to do.

With the dust settled from the Minnesota Vikings’ latest loss, it’s time to reflect upon the game that was.

On Sunday afternoon Minnesota (1-6) nearly etched out its second win of the season in a 33-27 loss to the Green Bay Packers (7-0) at home.

It was another blown first-half lead, with Minnesota up 17-13 at the break. But it was the first one with rookie quarterback Christian Ponder starting and the first one in which the Minnesota offense showed signs of life in both facets of the game.

It was a game that the young quarterback can build upon and a game that pushes Minnesota closer to a certified Top-Five pick in the 2012 NFL Draft—which may not be the worst thing.

With that said, here are the four takeaways from Minnesota's latest loss.

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