Packers vs. Vikings live score, updates, highlights from NFL ‘Sunday Night Football’
The Vikings will battle the Packers on the road, without Kirk Cousins, and fight to keep Minnesota’s playoff hopes alive while Green Bay will fight for the top seed of the NFC playoffs.
Cousins tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday morning and landed on the Vikings’ reserve/COVID list. Backup quarterback Sean Mannion was activated off of reserves and will lead Minnesota against the Packers.
However, Vikings lead running back Dalvin Cook was activated off the Vikings’ COVID list earlier this week, making him available to start against the Packers. He rushed for a combined total of 294 yards and two touchdowns during in his last two games before he tested positive on Dec. 23.
Aaron Rodgers, coming off a three-touchdown performance during Green Bay’s 24-22 win against the Browns, will lead the Packers against the Vikings. A win at home for Green Bay can give the Packers the top spot in the NFC and bye week in the first round of the playoffs.
Sporting News is tracking live scoring updates and highlights from Packers vs. Vikings on “Sunday Night Football.” Read below for complete results from the NFL’s Week 17 game.
Packers vs. Vikings score
Packers vs. Vikings updates, highlights from ‘Sunday Night Football’
8:49 p.m.: Rodgers throws an incomplete pass and turns the ball over on downs. Minnesota will take over at their own 11.
8:45 p.m.: Jones rushes for 27 yards and gives Green Bay a fresh set of downs at the Minnesota 18.
8:42 p.m.: Mannion throws an incomplete pass to the sideline and turns the ball over to Green Bay at the 47.
8:38 p.m.: Mannion connects with Conklin for 24 yards and goes out of bounds at the Packers’ 48. A downfield pass penalty called against the Vikings pushes them back to their own 47.
8:34 p.m.: Mannion completes a pass to Conklin, who rushes for a first down. Green Bay challenged the ruling of a 23 yard gain, and the call was reversed after review. Conklin rushed for 12 yards and positioned the Vikings at their own 46.
8:28 p.m.: FIELD GOAL PACKERS. After Rodgers completes to Davis for no gain on third down, Crosby makes a 35-yard attempt and puts Green Bay on the board to end their opening drive.
8:25 p.m.: Rodgers throws a deep pass to Adams for 30 yards and positions the Packers inside the Minnesota 17.
8:18 p.m.: Vikings win the coin toss and defer. Packers will start with possession.
Packers vs. Vikings start time
Packers vs. Vikings is scheduled to start at 8:20 p.m. ET on Sunday. A historic site will be hosting this game, as it will kick off Lambeau Field’s Frozen Tundra.
What channel is Packers vs. Vikings on today?
Packers vs. Vikings will be broadcast nationally for “Sunday Night Football” in Week 17. The game will be called by Al Michaels and Cris Collinsworth, with Kathryn Tappen reporting from the sideline.
In Canada, viewers can watch Packers vs. Vikings on DAZN, which includes every NFL game as part of a 30-day free trial.
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