GREEN BAY (1-0) at MINNESOTA (1-0)
Sunday, 8:30 p.m. EDT, NBC
OPENING LINE - Vikings by 1
RECORD VS. SPREAD - Green Bay 1-0, Minnesota 1-0
SERIES RECORD - Packers lead 59-50-2
LAST MEETING - Vikings beat Packers 20-13, Jan. 3, 2016
LAST WEEK - Packers beat Jaguars 27-23; Vikings beat Titans 25-16
AP PRO32 RANKING - Packers No. 4, Vikings No. 10
PACKERS OFFENSE - OVERALL (27), RUSH (16), PASS (23).
PACKERS DEFENSE - OVERALL (18), RUSH (1), PASS (24).
VIKINGS OFFENSE - OVERALL (26), RUSH (24), PASS (17).
VIKING DEFENSE - OVERALL (10T), RUSH (5), PASS (18).
STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - First regular-season game at $1.1 billion U.S. Bank Stadium, sixth venue and fourth in Minnesota to host rivalry over 55-plus years. ... Packers are 5-1 in last six road games vs. Vikings. ... Packers coach Mike McCarthy is 15-5-1 vs. Vikings since taking over in 2006, including one win in playoffs. ... Packers QB Aaron Rodgers is 11-5 as starter vs. Vikings, with 68.9 completion percentage, 35 TDs and just five INTs. His 112.7 passer rating is highest of any Minnesota opponent with minimum 100 attempts. In last seven matchups with Vikings, Rodgers has 15 TDs and one INT. ... WR Jordy Nelson, returning from right ACL injury that cost him entire 2015 season, had one of two TD receptions from Rodgers in opener. ... Mason Crosby made both extra points and all three FG attempts last week for Packers. ... After Shaun Hill started at QB for Vikings in opener, newcomer Sam Bradford expected to take over. ... RB Adrian Peterson, held to 31 yards on 19 carries last week, has averaged 109 yards rushing in 17 career games vs. Packers. ... Vikings' defense had two TDs and three turnovers in opener. ... Blair Walsh missed one of two extra points and two of six FGs last week for Vikings. Fantasy Tip: Vikings TE Kyle Rudolph had career-high 106 yards on season-high six catches at home in 2015 vs. Packers, who allowed total of seven receptions for 112 yards and TD to Jaguars TEs Julius Thomas and Marcedes Lewis in opener.
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