- Associated Press - Wednesday, October 1, 2014

MINNESOTA (2-2) at GREEN BAY (2-2)

Thursday, 8:25 p.m. ET, CBS and NFL Network

OPENING LINE - Packers by 10

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Minnesota 2-2, Green Bay 1-3

SERIES RECORD - Packers lead 56-49-2

LAST MEETING - Teams tied 26-26, Nov. 24, 2013

LAST WEEK - Vikings beat Falcons 41-28; Packers beat Bears 38-17

AP PRO32 RANKING - Vikings No. 23, Packers No. 11





STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Home teams are 3-1 in Thursday night games this season, with Redskins’ home loss to Giants last week ending home streak to start year. … Seventeen of last 23 regular-season games between teams decided by seven points or less. … Teddy Bridgewater is second QB in last decade to throw for at least 300 yards and no interceptions in first career start, following Washington’s Robert Griffin III in 2012. But his status is uncertain after spraining left ankle vs. Atlanta. … RB Jerick McKinnon ran for 135 yards last week against Falcons, giving Vikings rookie 100-yard rusher and rookie 300-yard passer in same game for first time in team history. … LB Anthony Barr leads Minnesota with 38 tackles. Barr is tied with Bears’ Ego Ferguson for league lead in sacks among rookies with two. … K Blair Walsh is 14 of 17 from 50 or more yards in career. … Packers to face third NFC North opponent in 12 days, losing to Lions before beating Bears. … Green Bay averaging 33.7 points against Minnesota in last seven regular-season games. … Aaron Rodgers with 108.5 QB rating in Thursday night games, fourth best in NFL. … Rodgers needed 3,065 pass attempts to reach 25,000 yards, the fewest attempts to reach that milestone in NFL history. … WR Randall Cobb is first Packer with five TD receptions in team’s first four games since Billy Howton and Gary Knafelc each had five in 1956. … WR Jordy Nelson leads league in catches (33) and yards receiving (459). … DE/LB Julius Peppers has 17 1-2 career sacks in NFC North games since 2010.


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