Minnesota Defeats Green Bay 37-34 - Recap
|Minnesota Defeats Green Bay 37-34 - Recap|
Christian Ponder passed for 3 TDs and 234 yards in leading the Vikings past Green Bay on Sunday at The Metrodome.
Minnesota was the ATS victor, as they covered the 3-point spread as an underdog. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 45.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Adrian Peterson rushed for 199 yards, while Christian Ponder added 16 yards in the win. Jarius Wright and Jerome Simpson added 90 and 39 receiving yards respectively.
DuJuan Harris rushed for 70 yards for Green Bay, while Ryan Grant added 2 yards. Aaron Rodgers threw for 365 yards for the Packers, while receivers Greg Jennings and Jordy Nelson had 120 and 87 yards respectively.
Green Bay lost the offensive yardage battle to Minnesota 444-405 yards in Sunday's game. Minnesota had more first downs as that total ended up 25-24.
The time of possession battle favored Minnesota as their offense was on the field for 31:55, longer than the 28:05 of their opponents.