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Purple+Podcast%3A+Previewing+Vikings-Packers The Purple Podcast previews the Vikings and Packers game for Thursday night. The largest question looming is the health of the Vikings rookie quarterback. Andrew Krammer and Derek Wetmore break down the rest of the matchup, too. [Full Story]

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A matter of rushing smarter Aaron Rodgers has shown throughout his career that he can be an assassin when moving out of the pocket. How do the Vikings counteract that? It starts with the defensive line. [More]
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Pregame primer: 5 things to focus on during Vikings vs. Packers Posted by Andrew Krammer | 7 hours ago Mike Zimmer's defenses are historically successful against Aaron Rodgers, can the Vikings replicate that? Is there room to run against the Packers defense? Will the Packers throw to anyone other than Cobb and Nelson? More: [Full Story]
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Injury report: Teddy Bridgewater is questionable for Thursday night Posted by Andrew Krammer | 7 hours ago Teddy Bridgewater was limited in practice on Wednesday and is officially listed as questionable for Thursday night's game in Green Bay. [Full Story]
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Purple Podcast, ep 17: Why Bridgewater shouldn't be a gametime decision Posted by 1500ESPN | 9 hours ago Andrew Krammer and Derek Wetmore preview the Vikings-Packers game on a short week. The guys give one plausible reason why the Vikings shouldn’t make Bridgewater’s status a game-time decision. What are the Vikings doing to prepare for a wet and cold night in Green Bay? What are the Vikings plotting to slow down Aaron Rodgers? As always, the Purple Podcast wraps up with a predictions segment. [Click to listen]
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Purple Podcast: Why QB Bridgewater shouldn't be a gametime decision Posted by Derek Wetmore | 11 hours ago The Purple Podcast previews the Vikings and Packers game for Thursday night. The largest question looming is the health of the Vikings rookie quarterback. Andrew Krammer and Derek Wetmore break down the rest of the matchup, too. [Full Story]
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With Aaron Rodgers on deck, Zimmer demanding Vikings 'rush smarter' Posted by Derek Wetmore | 11 hours ago Aaron Rodgers has shown throughout his career that he can be an assassin when moving out of the pocket. How do the Vikings counteract that? It starts with the defensive line. [Full Story]
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Captain Munnerlyn looking to bounce back vs. Packers, Randall Cobb Posted by Andrew Krammer | 1 day ago The work days are long at Winter Park this week. For Captain Munnerlyn, that means even less time to focus on the Vikings' 41-28 win Sunday over Atlanta, a game he admittedly didn't play his "best football." [Full Story]
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Will Bridgewater play against the Packers? Posted by 1500ESPN | 1 day ago #1500ESPN #Sportswire #Vikings [Watch Video]
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Zulgad's 3-and-out: Should we assume Bridgewater will play vs. Packers Posted by Judd Zulgad | 1 day ago Are we making a mistake by expecting that Teddy Bridgewater will play Thursday? Judd Zulgad asks that question and also writes about Terry Ryan's power with the Twins and the key addition to Xcel Energy Center this offseason. [Full Story]
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Injury report: Teddy Bridgewater, Chad Greenway did not practice Posted by Andrew Krammer | 1 day ago The Minnesota Vikings are situating themselves for a late decision on Thursday's starting quarterback as Teddy Bridgewater did not practice Monday or Tuesday in preparation for the night game at Green Bay. [Full Story]
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Packers hope to improve defense that gave up nearly 500 yards to Bears Posted by The Associated Press | 1 day ago The Packers gave up 496 yards in week 4, including 235 yards rushing, dropping them to 26th in the 32-team league in defense (390.0 yards per game) and last in rushing defense (176.0 yards per game) as of Monday. [Full Story]
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If Bridgewater can't play, Christian Ponder is ready to go full circle Posted by Andrew Krammer | 1 day ago He was replaced by Matt Cassel, Josh Freeman and Teddy Bridgewater, but an injury to Bridgewater's left ankle may elevate Christian Ponder back to starting duty on Thursday in Green Bay. [Full Story]
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Everson Griffen on the win over Atlanta Posted by 1500ESPN | 1 day ago Everson Griffen on the win over Atlanta [Click to listen]
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Bridgewater's status still cloudy for Thursday's matchup with Packers Posted by Derek Wetmore | 1 day ago Conditions are expected to be wet Thursday in Green Bay, which could be a factor for Bridgewater, who is dealing with a sprained left ankle. [Full Story]
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Jerome Felton has high praise for Teddy Bridgewater Posted by 1500ESPN | 1 day ago Jerome Felton joins Mackey & Judd on Packer week to discuss preparing for a game with a short week of practice, Teddy Bridgewater's injury, and how he sees Bridgewater in relation to other young QBs he's played with. [Click to listen]
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Film observations of Vikings defense: Week 4 vs. Falcons Posted by Andrew Krammer | 1 day ago Three reasons for the Vikings' third-down woes on Sunday; Mike Zimmer didn't blitz Matt Ryan much, but Ryan made him pay; what went wrong with Captain Munnerlyn? and looking at Anthony Barr. More: [Full Story]
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Minnesota Vikings at Packers Lambeau Field
Thu, Oct 2nd
7:25pm CST
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NFC NORTH W L T PF PA Pct.
Detroit 3 1 0 85 62 .750
Green Bay 2 2 0 92 96 .500
Minnesota 2 2 0 91 84 .500
Chicago 2 2 0 92 100 .500
Sports Schedule
Wed
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Thu
10/2
Fri
10/3
Sat
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Sun
10/5
@ GB
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Sports Schedule
# Name Age Ht. Wt. Pos.
69 Allen, Jared 32 6-6 270 DE
48 Asiata, Matt 6-0 234 FB
60 Baca, Jeff 24 1-48 302 G
62 Baker, Chase 6-1 298 DT
99 Ballard, Christian 25 6-4 283 DT
0 Banyard, Joe 5-11 - RB
55 Barr, Anthony 22 3-04 255 LB
61 Berger, Joe 6-5 315 C
4 Bethel-Thompson, McLeod - - QB
36 Blanton, Robert - - DB
76 Bond, Travis 1-48 329 G
5 Bridgewater, Teddy 21 0-9 210 QB
87 Brown, LaMark 6-3 225 TE
27 Burton, Brandon 25 6-0 185 CB
86 Burton, Stephen 6-1 221 WR
89 Carlson, John 6-5 251 TE
16 Cassel, Matt 32 0-9 230 QB
85 Childs, Greg - - WR
57 Cole, Audie - - LB
20 Cook, Chris 27 6-2 212 CB
95 Crichton, Scott 3-04 273 DE
93 Dawkins, Everett 1-48 292 DT
51 Dean, Larry 6-0 226 LB
40 Ellison, Rhett - - TE
90 Evans, Fred 30 6-4 305 DT
32 Exum, Antone 23 3-04 219 CB
31 Felder, Bobby 6-1 200 CB
42 Felton, Jerome 6-0 246 FB
73 Floyd, Sharrif 1-48 303 DT
0 Ford, Chase 1-48 - TE
0 Frazier, Leslie 55 - - Coach
12 Freeman, Josh 26 6-6 240 QB
63 Fusco, Brandon 6-4 306 C
32 Gerhart, Toby 27 6-0 231 RB
52 Greenway, Chad 31 6-2 242 LB
97 Griffen, Everson 26 6-3 273 DE
98 Guion, Letroy 27 6-4 303 DT
12 Harvin, Percy 26 5-11 184 WR
50 Henderson, Erin 28 6-3 244 LB
8 Highsmith, Erik 6-3 190 WR
6 Hodges, Gerald 23 1-48 233 LB
66 Holmes, Tyler 6-4 301 OL
0 Jackson, Lawrence 29 0- - DE
84 Jenkins, Michael - - WR
15 Jennings, Greg 31 0-9 198 WR
74 Johnson, Charlie - - OL
92 Johnson, George 0- 265 DE
92 Johnson, Tom 30 3-04 288 DT
98 Joseph, Linval 0-9 323 DT
75 Kalil, Matt - - LT
53 Keglar, Stanford 29 6-2 250 LB
78 Kropog, Troy 0- 308 OT
0 Line, Zach 1-48 226 RB
71 Loadholt, Phil 28 6-8 343 OT
18 Locke, Jeff 25 1-48 209 P
46 Loeffler, Cullen 33 6-5 241 LS
75 Love, DeMarcus 26 6-4 315 OT
42 Mauti, Michael 24 1-48 243 LB
0 McCloud, Anthony 1-48 322 DT
0 McCoy, Greg 1-48 - CB
59 McKenzie, Tyrone - - LB
31 McKinnon, Jerick 3-04 208 RB
55 Mitchell, Marvin 6-3 249 LB
24 Munnerlyn, Captain 26 3-04 195 CB
68 Murphy, Kevin - - OL
0 Olsen, Seth 28 6-5 308 G
84 Patterson, Cordarrelle 6-3 205 WR
28 Peterson, Adrian 29 6-1 217 RB
7 Ponder, Christian 26 6-2 229 QB
0 Prater, Shaun 24 2-50 - CB
39 Price, Jabari 3-04 200 CB
41 Raymond, Mistral 6-1 194 S
92 Reed, D'Aundre 26 6-4 261 DE
83 Reisner, Allen - -
29 Rhodes, Xavier 6-1 215 CB
21 Robinson, Josh - - CB
96 Robison, Brian 31 6-3 259 DE
82 Rudolph, Kyle 24 6-6 259 TE
33 Sanford, Jamarca 29 5-10 200 S
34 Sendejo, Andrew - - S
35 Sherels, Marcus - 175 CB
81 Simpson, Jerome 6-2 190 WR
22 Smith, Harrison - - S
0 Smith, Rodney 1-48 219 WR
65 Sullivan, John 29 6-4 301 C
15 Summers, Chris - -
19 Thielen, Adam 3-04 195 WR
0 Vandenberg, James 1-48 212 QB
3 Walsh, Blair - - PK
14 Webb, Joe 27 6-3 220 QB
93 Williams, Kevin 34 6-5 311 DT
0 Williams, Roderick 27 1-48 180 DB
0 Williams, Nathan 1-48 249 LB
99 Wootton, Corey 27 3-04 270 DT
17 Wright, Jarius - - WR