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Can anyone stop the Packers offense?
This Monday night game won't change the standings. Even if Minnesota pulls a huge upset, the Packers will still be in first place, the Vikings will still be in last.
However, there are a couple of reasons to watch.
Green Bay is still undefeated. Counting the postseason their streak is now at 14 games. Is this a "trap game" for the Packers?
Minnesota's rookie quarterback, Christian Ponder, is another. He got his first career start against Green Bay just three weeks ago.
Even though he completed only 40 percent of his passes, with the support he got from the running game—175 yards from Adrian Peterson—the Vikings came close to an upset. The final score was 33-27.
At a critical juncture in the game, Coach Leslie Frazier elected to punt instead of going for it on fourth down. The Packers were able to run out the clock.
The Vikings might think differently this week.