Thursday Night Football: Packers vs Vikings tv channel schedule, Preview, Scores, and Highlights


One of the most anticipated rivalry games in the NFL would be played tonight at Lambeau Field when Green Bay hosts Minnesota. The Thursday Night football kick off time is at 8:25 PM ET, tv schedule is on CBS.

While this game should have been different with Vikings running back Adrian Petterson, Minnesota found its way to utilize Jerrick McKinnon and Matt Asiata for the ground attack. Minnesota (2-2) likes to keep the momentum going after beating the Atlanta Falcons, 41-28, last Sunday. As of the moment, the status of quarterback Teddy Bridgewater is unknown. Bridgewater had suffered an ankle injury in his first start Sunday.

Part of the Packers success so far is through the passing game being brought by quarterback Aaron Rodgers. He completed 22 of 28 passes for 302 yards and four touchdowns against the Bears on Sunday. With Jordy Nelson as his primary target, the passing offense of the Packers is expected to be effective.

In 2013, the two meetings of the Packers and Vikings were impressive, with Green Bay got the upperhand. The Packers won on October 27, 44-21, through Jordy Nelson’s 123 yards in seven receptions. Running back Eddie Lacy also carried for 94 yards in 29 attempts.

The second game, November 24, ended up at 26-26 deadlock. Rodgers didn’t play in this game but his replacement Matt Flynn rallied the Packers back from 16-point deficit. The game wast tied at 23 after regulation. Both teams scored a field goal each in the overtime.

Packers vs Vikings game can rekindle the rivalry into a new dimension that would make the fans to enjoy. Thursday Night Football Packers vs Vikings game scores and highlights will be available here.

Packers vs Vikings football game is predicted to be a battle between passing against rushing on the offensive sides.

Will this game be a rare tie again?

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