Vikings Hold Off Packers

PHOTO: Green Bay Packers logo
PHOTO: Green Bay Packers logo

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn (MetroSource-WSAU)  Kirk Cousins threw for 342 yards and three touchdowns as the Vikings edged the Packers 24-17 on Sunday Night Football in Minneapolis. 

Adam Thielen had eight catches for 125 yards and a score and Stefon Diggs caught eight for 77 and a TD.  Dalvin Cook also had a touchdown reception for Minnesota, which outgained Green Bay 416-254 and improved to 6-4-and-1. 

Aaron Rodgers was held to 198 passing yards with a touchdown for the Packers, who are now winless in six road games this season.  Green Bay has lost four of its last five and fell to 4-6-and-1 overall.  

The Packers will host Arizona on Sunday at noon.