Minnesota 26, Green Bay 26

Date - 1:00 PM EST, Sunday, November 24, 2013
Location - Lambeau Field, Green Bay, Wisconsin
Temperature - 19°
Head Official - Bill Vinovich
Attendance - 77871

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 OT Total
Minnesota 3 10 7 3 3 26
Green Bay 7 0 0 16 3 26

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Minnesota 2-8 2-3 0-5 T1
Green Bay 5-5 3-2 2-3 T1

Recap


Packers 26, Vikings 26: Matt Flynn came off the bench to rally Green Bay from 16 points down in the fourth quarter and both teams kicked field goals in overtime to settle for a rare tie.

Flynn replaced an inaccurate Scott Tolzien in the second half and finished 21-for-36 for 218 yards including a touchdown as Green Bay (5-5-1) snapped its three-game losing streak. Powerhouse rookie running back Eddie Lacy bulled his way for 110 yards on 25 carries including a 3-yard touchdown as the Packers rallied from a 23-7 deficit in the fourth quarter.

Adrian Peterson paced Minnesota (2-8-1) with 146 yards rushing on 32 carries and a touchdown as the two teams played to the NFL's fourth tie since 2002. Christian Ponder was 21-for-30 passing for 233 yards a touchdown.

Tolzien gave Green Bay the lead using a pump fake and a spin move to score from six yards out in the first quarter. Minnesota got a pair of Blair Walsh field goals before Peterson scored from a yard out with 50 seconds to go in the first half as the Vikings took a 13-7 lead into the break.

Minnesota made it 20-7 early in the fourth quarter when Ponder hit tight end Rhett Ellison alone in the flat for a 12-yard score. After another Walsh field goal, Lacy scored from three yards out, Flynn hooked up with Jarrett Boykin for a 6-yard score, and Mason Crosby tied the contest with a 27-yard field with 46 seconds left.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Packers RB Johnathan Franklin left the game after suffering a concussion which occurred while returning the game's opening kickoff. ... Peterson has scored at least 10 touchdowns in each of his seven seasons in the league. ... Crosby capped Green Bay's first OT drive with a 20-yard field goal but Walsh answered for the Vikings with a 35-yarder.

Top Game Performances

Rushing
Minnesota   Green Bay
Adrian Peterson Player Eddie Lacy
32 Attempts 25
146 Yards 110
4.6 Avg Yards 4.4
1 Touchdowns 1
22 Long 17
Receiving
Minnesota   Green Bay
Cordarrelle Patterson Player James Jones
8 Receptions 7
54 Yards 80
6.8 Avg Yards 11.4
0 Touchdowns 0
21 Long 28

Team Stats Summary

  Yards Scoring Defense
Team Tot Rus Pas TD FG INT Sacks FF
Minnesota 447 232 215 2 4 0 2.0 0
Green Bay 494 196 298 3 2 0 6.0 1

Upcoming Games

  • Green Bay will play their next game on the road against Detroit. The Packers have a W/L % of .600 after a win and .400 after a loss.
  • Minnesota will play their next game at home against Chicago. The Vikings have a W/L % of .000 after a win and .286 after a loss.