Packers roll Vikings 43-34

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Once Aaron Rodgers got started, he was hard to stop.

The Packers blew past the Vikings after a slow start, taking a 43-34 win on the road after a sluggish beginning to the regular season.

Rodgers threw for 364 yards and four touchdowns to lead them to the win, with two of the touchdowns coming in the final minute of the first half.

Davante Adams caught 14 passes for 156 yards and two of the touchdowns, but Rodgers spread the ball to seven different receivers, and allowed backup Tim Boyle to take the knees to kill the clock.

It was the most points the Vikings have allowed under Mike Zimmer, as they were without defensive end Danielle Hunter, and Yannick Ngakoue was ineffective in his first game.

The Packers lost guards Lane Taylor and Lucas Patrick to injury, along with nose tackle Kenny Clark. So it was far from a perfect day.

But it was close.

72 responses to “Packers roll Vikings 43-34

  1. Destroyed. All but ten of the Vikings Points and 100 of the Vikings yards came in garbage time.

    The Vikings just lost their Super Bowl.

  2. Its going to be a long season. when the young corners look like that against a declining QB and garbage WRs (except adams) and make them look good. yikes.

  3. Congrats to Aaron. And packer fans…. the vikings secondary is a below average unit and Aaron
    picked them apart.

  4. an early christmas in green bay where cheese eaters can celebrate a regular season win for another year. woot!

  5. Aaron Rodgers, Davante Adams and Allen Lazard took the ‘Vaunted Viking’ defense to school. The Viking’s failed!

  6. Look on the bright side,Vike fans. At least you’re in the third and final year of Kurt’s contract.

  7. A division win on the road to start. I’ll take it. Hope Clark and Taylor are okay. Need them. Hope Turner returns soon.

  8. Zimmer has lost 3 times to LaFleur in just less than a calendar year. LaFleur has only 3 regular season losses in over a calendar year. Sinking in?

  9. I had the Vikings at 3-13 before the season started, but after this ugly loss that wasnt even as close as the score, I cant see them winning more than two games this year.

    They even had three or four calls the refs gifted them when there was clearly no penalty, and they still couldnt get it done.

  10. Same old story. The better QB usually wins. People who wrote off the Packers offense and Aaron Rodgers were mistaken. Rodgers threw for 360 yards and 4 TD’s and the Packers rushed for 158 yards.
    Matt LeFleur is in his 2nd year now and he’s going to be able to do things he couldn’t do last year.
    As for the Vikings, their defense gets plenty of hype, but many times they don’t deliver. That was the case today.
    Big win for the Pack in the Vikes’ stadium.

  11. Calvin Hobbes says:
    September 13, 2020 at 4:26 pm

    Congrats to the Packers for beating both the Vikings and the refs, amirite @LiberalsRuinEverything?
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    Did you watch this game? The refs handed the Vikings their first couple scores. If not for the refs, this would have been a blowout extraordinaire. Stop, just stop. Have some humility or passion or common sense. Stop with the refs already.

  12. Percy needs to pay more attention to board allegiances. Which rookie corner was Violet and which one was shrinking?

  13. Zimmer will coach up the young guys and they will be better as the season progresses. They lost talent on the d line too

  14. Congrats to the packers, not the fans, but to the team and their HC. They outplayed and out coached the Vikings today. Cousins sucks and can never lead a team. The DB’s of the Vikings are horrible, they can’t cover, they don’t play the ball, and they don’t tackle. When your CB starting duo are Holton Hill and Mike Hughes, you should be worried. Look at every big play from the packers today and all but one will feature #24 Holton Hill giving up the play. I’m not expecting anything from this team this year.

  15. packerlies says:
    September 13, 2020 at 4:35 pm

    Percy needs to pay more attention to board allegiances. Which rookie corner was Violet and which one was shrinking?
    __________________________

    Wait, Whut? Pretty sure where the shrinking was.

  16. And this is why, as a vikings fan, i never wanted cousins. The sooner they cut that dead weight, the sooner they can try and make some actual noise.

  17. Wow, imagine the score if Green Bay’s defense hadn’t packed it in to start the 4th!? Rodgers looked as sharp as I’ve ever seen him. So much for the washed up old man with declining skills narrative.

  18. Did the fake season start today?
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    If you’re done with the NFL, be done and quit telling us about it. No one cares.

  19. mypercyhurts2 says:
    September 13, 2020 at 4:18 pm
    That was close? Garbage time points are no way to go through life, Son.

    ————

    The way the Packers were dominating they shouldn’t have given up that many points period. Garbage time or not have some pride.

  20. Ngakoue stat line….0 tackles, 0 assists, 0 sacks, 0 tackles for loss. The Jags say thanks for the second round pick. Ngakuoue should have taken their offer of $20M/yr. He won’t get anywhere near that if he continues to play like he did today.

  21. One big benefit for the Vikings was that with a empty stadium, the players couldn’t hear their fans boo

  22. Cheesy is so upset he commented three times in two minutes.

    Icing on the cake.

    The cake:
    Dalvin Cook 50 yards
    Vikings defense gives up 41 points and 522 yards.
    Kirk’s bewildered stare into the distance when down by two scores at the end of the first half.
    Adam Thielen talking trash in garbage time down by two scores. 😂
    The refs handing the Vikings at least 14 points.

  23. scrambles says:
    September 13, 2020 at 4:49 pm
    And this is why, as a vikings fan, i never wanted cousins. The sooner they cut that dead weight, the sooner they can try and make some actual noise.
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    Its a its just a circle the Vikings keep going in and has been for years.

    They get a FA well known FA QB he shows promise and takes them to post-season but comes up short of the superbowl and his age causes them to draft someone or find a young QB.. that young QB does 1 of 3 things…. fails horribly, has looks to be a franchise QB but has a career threatening injury, or plays well enough to get the Vikings to the playoffs witha good defense and run game, making the VIkings feel that they are just an expierienced QB away…. so they go get one in FA.

  24. danicafallsinlove says:
    September 13, 2020 at 4:53 pm

    mypercyhurts2 says:
    September 13, 2020 at 4:18 pm
    That was close? Garbage time points are no way to go through life, Son.

    ————

    The way the Packers were dominating they shouldn’t have given up that many points period. Garbage time or not have some pride.
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    I dunno, I am still pretty proud of the way GB trucked MN. Look at it through whatever blinders you need to make it better.

  25. cheeseisfattening says:
    September 13, 2020 at 4:19 pm
    an early christmas in green bay where cheese eaters can celebrate a regular season win for another year. woot!

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    I laughed out loud at this comment. This guy yaks all off season about how the Vikes will destroy the Packers and goes further stating that the Vikings will win the Super Bowl. But then he and all the Vikings end up doing what they have been doing since day 1 — sitting home watching the Packers in the playoffs and rooting against them.
    Memo to Vikings fans — the best QB in the division is Aaron Rodgers and it’s not even debatable. Kirk Cousins is a nice guy and easy to root for, but he is what he is — a good — not great — over-paid QB.
    The Packers beat the Vikings in every category today. They made the Vikings defense and their so-called defensive-minded, genius head coach look very ordinary today, just like they did in both games last year.
    Vikings fans, it’s been fun playing in your stadium again, and now we won’t have to play there again until 2021. And you all know you are in for another very long season.

  26. Did you watch this game? The refs handed the Vikings their first couple scores. If not for the refs, this would have been a blowout extraordinaire. Stop, just stop. Have some humility or passion or common sense. Stop with the refs already.
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    Did you even read his comment? He said the Packers had to beat the vikings and the refs. Have some humility or common sense. Comprehension is your friend

  27. randalpnaditch says:
    September 13, 2020 at 5:11 pm

    Did you watch this game? The refs handed the Vikings their first couple scores. If not for the refs, this would have been a blowout extraordinaire. Stop, just stop. Have some humility or passion or common sense. Stop with the refs already.
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    Did you even read his comment? He said the Packers had to beat the vikings and the refs. Have some humility or common sense. Comprehension is your friend
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    It was obvious that the Packers defeated them both.

  28. Apparently the tantrums that Ewwin Wawgers was throwing about not having drafted a receiver or two was all for nothing. What a disgusting player he truly is. What he should have been whining about are OL players. He will regret his tantrums as he is injured by half-way point and out for the year.

  29. formerfan says:
    September 13, 2020 at 5:23 pm

    Apparently the tantrums that Ewwin Wawgers was throwing about not having drafted a receiver or two was all for nothing. What a disgusting player he truly is. What he should have been whining about are OL players. He will regret his tantrums as he is injured by half-way point and out for the year.
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    Maybe you should stay a former fan.

  30. The prevent defense is a killer the score should have been 43-3. I love how the Packers are under the radar this year!

  31. The way the Packers were dominating they shouldn’t have given up that many points period. Garbage time or not have some pride.

    +++++

    Six yard dumpoffs down 3 scores under 4 minutes builds pride? Who knew!

  32. I forgot to mention if Rodgers we can have Jerry Rice and Bert Farve come back back with their copper braces and beat the vikings with my daughters girl scout troop

  33. mikeyb says:
    September 13, 2020 at 5:08 pm
    cheeseisfattening says:
    September 13, 2020 at 4:19 pm
    an early christmas in green bay where cheese eaters can celebrate a regular season win for another year. woot!

    __________________________________________________________________________________________

    I laughed out loud at this comment. This guy yaks all off season about how the Vikes will destroy the Packers and goes further stating that the Vikings will win the Super Bowl.
    —————-
    in reality i have never made a single predicition here or anywhere else. However i do not expect you to have that level of comprehension. please carry on with your make believe rant.

  34. popmanjaro says:
    September 13, 2020 at 5:48 pm

    Rodgers is unappreciated and I hate to say it… should leave the Packers for San Diego next year

    ^^^^^^^^^^

    Really! The only people who underappreciate or “unappreciate” Rogers are Vikings fans who delude themselves endlessly.

  35. cheeseisfattening says:
    September 13, 2020 at 5:57 pm

    in reality i have never made a single predicition here or anywhere else.

    ++++++

    Never once mentioned a garbage defense would perform poorly in an upcoming week? Never? Speaking of garbage defense, catch the game?

  36. in reality i have never made a single predicition<——-prediction

    and maybe you have never made a prediction but u r aloud mouth no-it-all and annoying. not something most people strive for… right?

  37. Glad to get a division win on the road.
    The game had an uneven feel, with all the earmarks of a preseason game.
    Though the result was everything I expected.
    Left way too many points on the field.
    I certainly didn’t expect the Vikings to score as much as they did either, though I fully understand that a majority of it was during garbage time.

    Kudos to an already reshuffled O-Line that was further decimated with injuries.
    Very disappointed for Lane Taylor, who’s worked his butt off in this league and who was finally getting his shot.
    I suspect Jared Valdheer’s phone is already ringing.

    Obviously Rodgers performed quite well. (Not bad for a QB who’s been in steep decline for, what has it been now, 3….4 years?) 🤣
    It looks like Aaron has fully embraced Matt LaFleurs’, take what the defense gives you, mentality.
    MVS thrills and confounds me all the live long day!

    Though the Packers hammered home the offense, eventually, the Viking D didn’t really put up much opposition.
    The obvious result of overpaying for medium talent all these years.
    Perhaps Holton Hill should hit the PEDs again. 😉

    Hopefully Kenny Clark can rebound quickly, that is a big hole in our D-Line.
    Groin injuries can be tricky, nagging.
    The injury factor will be something to watch closely in the next few days, especially now with the schedule getting tougher.

    Matt LaFleur is now 14-3 overall and 7-0 in the NFC North.
    Great start for this young coach.
    We definitely aren’t exactly where we need to be as a team, at least I know we’re going in the right direction.
    Some teams can’t even say that.

  38. tempests says:
    September 13, 2020 at 6:04 pm

    “should leave the Packers for San Diego next year”

    ok my mistake I’m senile living in the past just a lot of people…

  39. Hey Packer fans enjoy your win, try to remember that its a long season & that is just one game. The Vikings will be back! Skol Vikings!

  40. What getting overlooked is Ridgers dropped back how many times and was only hit 2 or 3 times. Kendricks played great but the Vikings have to get a push up field to help the corners out. Its seems the issues that rose up towards the end of the season on the Offensive line are still there as well. It was a four man rush all day. Its one game but the Vikes have a lot of work to do. Gotta have a short memory and ready for next week.

  41. packerlies says:
    September 13, 2020 at 6:05 pm
    cheeseisfattening says:
    September 13, 2020 at 5:57 pm

    in reality i have never made a single predicition here or anywhere else.

    ++++++

    Never once mentioned a garbage defense would perform poorly in an upcoming week? Never?
    ____
    Yes never. Just because I point where the Packer’s have been garbage does not mean I ever do so in conjunction with a prediction for an upcoming week. If you make predictions sooner or later you will be wrong. Like you just were right now.

  42. In all seriousness from a Green Bay fan Zimmer sucks as a head coach let alone a defensive coach, and cousins took your team for a lot of money

  43. Don’t worry Vikings fans, at least you’re not fans of the Lions. Just ask the year of the cat.

  44. cheeseisfattening says:
    September 13, 2020 at 7:55 pm

    If you make predictions sooner or later you will be wrong.

    ++++++

    Didn’t you call Zadarious Smith a middling talent? You been wrong plenty, don’t sweat it.

  45. The NFL is a passing league and from what I saw today from the Viking CB’s, it’s going to be a very long season

  46. I noticed as the game went on, Zimmer kept pulling that face mask up from his neck higher and higher.
    I think he was doing one of two things: trying not to watch or trying to hide his face.

    Packers 1 and 0. Vikings 0 and 1. Great way to start any season. Especially when we beat them in their stadium.

  47. packerlies says:
    September 13, 2020 at 9:27 pm
    cheeseisfattening says:
    September 13, 2020 at 7:55 pm

    If you make predictions sooner or later you will be wrong.

    ++++++

    Didn’t you call Zadarious Smith a middling talent?
    ___
    I said both smiths were average to above average players getting paid top player money. Once either of them decide to play the run instead of rushing the passer every play aI might be proven wrong.

  48. thatoneguy99 says:

    September 13, 2020 at 4:21 pm

    I had the Vikings at 3-13 before the season started, but after this ugly loss that wasnt even as close as the score, I cant see them winning more than two games this year.

    They even had three or four calls the refs gifted them when there was clearly no penalty, and they still couldnt get it done.
    ___________________

    Yup you called it. A bad week one loss equals 2-14 season. Overreacting a little eh?

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