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October 28, 2013

Rodgers, Packers cruise past Vikings 44-31

Minnesota's Peterson held to only 60 yards

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The way Lacy has been pounding the ball, as the leading NFL rookie rusher, Rodgers hasn’t had to come up with as many clutch throws with his top targets missing. Lacy and Starks took turns trampling an exhausted Vikings defense, with each guy contributing a touchdown on the ground and the Packers reaching a season-high 182 yards rushing.
Sixteen of the last 21 regular-season games between these rivals were decided by a touchdown or less, but this went down as one of the outliers in this historically even series that has tilted hard toward the Packers since Rodgers hit his stride in 2010. Since the dome was first inflated here in 1982, and the Vikings went 16-15 under the roof against the Packers.
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