Minnesota Vikings and Green Bay Packers tie in Sunday's gameMinneapolis, MN (WDAY TV) - Today marked the 107th meeting between the Minnesota Vikings and Green Bay Packers, and it had all the hype you could imagine, or maybe not.
By: WDAY Staff Reports , WDAY
Minneapolis, MN (WDAY TV) - Today marked the 107th meeting between the Minnesota Vikings and Green Bay Packers, and it had all the hype you could imagine, or maybe not.
Dream quarterback matchup between, Vikings Christian Ponder and the Packers Scott Tolzien.
Closing in on the half and Adrian Peterson gives the Purple a shot of life, He busts in from a yard out, his 10 rushing TD of the year.
Vikes up 13-7.
Same score in the third, Ponder finds every ones favorite Rhett Ellison, he gets in the end zone and it's 20-7 Minnesota.
The Packers go to Matt Flynn in the third, It worked, after two scoring drives in the 4th he has a chance to win it late, Flynn connects with James Jones on 4th down, That leads to a tying field goal.
Flynn playing for his third team this year helps send it to overtime, and in the extra session,
Flynn hits Jarrett Boykin at the 7, Great catch, but Minnesota's D holds Green Bay to a field goal again,
Minnesota now has to score to keep playing, Ponder has Cordarrelle Patterson open, But Devon House just gets a finger on it and it's dropped.
Blair Walsh ties it back up.
Vikings get it back with a second left,
Ponder to Patterson again,
That good for 21 yards, but they needed 55.
Game ends in a tie for the first time since 1978, 26-26.
Adrian Peterson goes over 100 yards for the 4th time this season.
And for those interested, with the tie Minnesota would now draft 4th if the season ended today.
Chris Cook/8 Tackles: “Especially with them not having their starting quarterback in we felt like they were a very beatable team and we didn't take advantage of our opportunities that we had today and it ended the way that it did.”