Favre, Vikings square off against Packers

Clay Matthews is the NFL sack leader.

(David Drapkin / Associated Press)

The storyline
Wouldn't this be ironic if Brett Favre got benched for all of his turnovers and his streak ended against the Packers of all teams? That won't happen, but I'd have given Tarvaris Jackson a shot weeks ago. Oh, and Brad Childress could get fired after another loss.

Why you should watch
You know, if nothing else can come of this season, trying to keep the Packers out of the playoffs should get the 41-year-old Favre pumped up. The Packers are healthy off a bye. Favre vs. Rodgers is always fun.

Did you know?
Since the start of 2008, Packers cornerback Charles Woodson leads the NFL with six interception returns for a touchdown. ... Green Bay's Greg Jennings has a touchdown catch in his last two games against Minnesota. ... Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has a rushing touchdown in five consecutive games vs. the Packers. ... Minnesota's Percy Harvin is the only player in the NFL this year with a rushing, receiving and return touchdown.

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