Vikings vs Packers: Pivotal Players in Sunday’s NFC North Clash

November 23, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Green Bay Packers and Minnesota Vikings are playing for entirely different things on Sunday.
After losing Aaron Rodgers to a broken collarbone, the Packers have dropped three straight games. Once the NFC North's leader, Green Bay desperately needs a win this weekend to stay in the postseason hunt.
As for the Vikings, they're just trying to stop the humiliation from expanding any further. After making the playoffs last season, Minnesota is simply trying to not finish as the NFC's worst team this time around.
An added dose of pride gets sprinkled in whenever two division rivals square off, so this bout should still salvage some watchability without Rodgers precisely rocketing balls in the perfect spot. Since Rodgers can't impact this game, look for these players to try instead.
Minnesota Vikings
RB Adrian Peterson
I'm not exactly breaking any ground by saying Adrian Peterson is important to the Vikings' success, but it's incredible to witness...

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