Quick Take: Packers (4-4) at Vikings (4-4)

Last meeting
In this year's season-opener on Monday night, QB Aaron Rodgers threw one touchdown and ran for another as the Packers held off the Vikings, 24-19.

The Packers have taken control recently of a series that had been deadlocked at 44. They have won the last five in a row to claim a 49-44-1 advantage. See a breakdown of the last five meetings.

Last week
Green Bay came closer to ending the Titans' perfect season than any team had this season, but still ultimately fell short in Tennessee, 19-16, in overtime. ... The Vikings capitalized on several Texans mistakes to even their record at 4-4 with a 28-21 home win.

Keep your eye on ...
Grant's production:Packers RB Ryan Grant has gashed the Vikings in his two career starts against them, rushing for 211 yards and a touchdown. After struggling in Weeks 2-4, Grant has run for more than 80 yards in each of the past four games and when he has it going, the field opens up for QB Aaron Rodgers.

Living on the edge: Against the Titans, Rodgers was sacked four times, three coming from the Titans' backup defensive ends. In their past two matchups, Packers OT Chad Clifton has gotten the better of VikingsPro Bowl pass rusher Jared Allen, but despite an ailing shoulder, Allen has picked it up recently with five sacks in his last three games.

Good Gus, bad Gus: Since taking over the starting quarterback job in Week 3, Gus Frerotte has led the Vikings to a 4-2 record. In the four wins he has been sharp, throwing for six touchdowns with only three interceptions, but in the two losses, he has only two touchdowns with five interceptions.

Did you know?
If Packers WR Donald Driver has a catch, he will set a new franchise record with at least one reception in 104 straight games. ... Green Bay coach Mike McCarthy has never lost to the Vikings (5-0). ... Adrian Peterson has rushed for 100 yards in three straight games. ... Minnesota's Darren Sharper has the most interceptions since the year 2000 with 48.

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