Although the records are starkly different, these are two teams in the same division that always play well against each other.
Despite the 2-6 record, the Vikings have a lot of talent. This starts with Adrian Peterson, who is arguably the best running back in the league. Other playmakers include Jared Allen on defense and rookie quarterback Christian Ponder, who has had a solid start in his first year in the NFL.
The Packers sit at 8-0, but they aren't necessarily perfect, as they have given up a lot of yards on defense, ranking near the bottom of the league. Still, they find ways to win games on both sides of the ball, which has contributed to their unblemished record.
Here are five big questions for the Packers-Vikings matchup that will be answered on the field on Monday Night Football.