The Green Bay Packers demolished the Minnesota Vikings, 42-10, and they improved their record to 3-2 as quarterback Aaron Rodgers threw three touchdown passes.
Eddie Lacy – (Video) Packers running back runs over two defenders on touchdown run
Jordy Nelson touchdown – (Video) Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers throws 66-yard touchdown to Jordy Nelson
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The Green Bay Packers put on yet another offensive clinic as they steamrolled the Minnesota Vikings, 42-10. They led 42-0 after the third quarter before quarterback Aaron Rodgers was pulled, and the Vikings were able to avoid a shutout by scoring 10 points in the fourth quarter.
Rodgers was nearly flawless as he threw for 156 yards and three touchdowns on 12-of-17 passing. Running back Eddie Lacy returned to form after struggling in his first four games as he rushed for 105 yards and two touchdowns on 13 carries.
Wide receiver Jordy Nelson only had one catch against the Vikings, but he made it count as it went for 66 yards and a touchdown. The Packers defense also had a fantastic performance as they registered six sacks and intercepted two passes while recovering a fumble.
For the Vikings, starting quarterback Teddy Bridgewater was out with an ankle injury. Christian Ponder was unable to generate any sort of offense as he was held to 222 yards and two interceptions on 22-of-44 passing. He was able to score a rushing touchdown in garbage time though.
Running back Matt Asiata rushed for 72 yards on 15 carries while losing a fumble.