Packers vs. Vikings: Score and Twitter Reaction for Sunday Night Football

September 19, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Minnesota Vikings unleashed their new aerial combination on the Green Bay Packers during Sunday night's NFC North showdown, and the result was a 17-14 victory. 
Sam Bradford threw for 286 yards and two touchdowns in his first start as a member of the Vikings, and Stefon Diggs hauled in 182 receiving yards along with a score in a game that was otherwise marred by what appeared to be a serious knee injury to Adrian Peterson in the third quarter.
While Peterson's injury lingered over the game, Diggs joined some impressive company and helped salvage the win, as NFL on ESPN shared:
It wasn't just Bradford and Diggs who shined in the Vikings' first regular-season game at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. The Minnesota defense contained Aaron Rodgers and Co. throughout the game, yielding only 14 points.
Rodgers finished with 213 passing yards, one touchdown and one interception, while Eddie Lacy notched 50 rushing yards. The Packers fumbled four times but rec...

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