Why this game is intriguing: Scanning the landscape of the schedule before the season, no one circled this matchup. By Week 13, the Green Bay Packers were supposed to be running away with the NFC North, while the Vikings should have been duking it out with the Jaguars and Chiefs for the first draft pick in 2013. Right? Turns out, not so much. The Vikings have ridden on the back of Adrian Peterson to unpredictably hang around (though the remaining schedule definitely doesn't lighten up). Minnesota can keep the impossible dream going by winning at Lambeau Field. But could the Vikes have caught the Packers at a worse time? Quarterback Aaron Rodgers, who left MetLife Stadium on Sunday vowing to figure things out after an embarrassing defeat, will unleash what he's learned on Minnesota. This should be the Packers' bounce-back game, if they are the team we think they are.
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