Cousins, Vikings pass by Packers 24-17

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Kirk Cousins bounced back from his worst game for Minnesota with 342 passing yards and three touchdowns without a turnover, and the Vikings overcame some early gaffes to outlast the depleted Green Bay Packers for a 24-17 victory on Sunday night.

Completing 29 of his 38 attempts, Cousins found Dalvin Cook, Stefon Diggs and Adam Thielen for scores. Sheldon Richardson had two sacks to lead the defense’s game-long stifling of Aaron Rodgers, and the Vikings (6-4-1) pushed the Packers (4-6-1) further back in the NFC wild card race.

Rodgers threw a touchdown pass to Davante Adams and Aaron Jones scored on a short run for a 14-7 lead early in the second quarter, but the Packers fell to 0-6 on the road and 1-5-1 against the Vikings in their last seven meetings.

Associated Press

Associated Press

More Sports

STORMTRACKER 18 WEATHER

Weather Outlook: Gloomy weather returns

Weather Outlook: Gloomy weather returns

Today was the warmest day of the month with high temperatures in the low to mid 40s across western Wisconsin.

Connect With WQOW
RECENT SPORTS POSTS

Sports Roundup – Tuesday

Highlights and scores from all the action from around the area on Tuesday, including games in high school boys and

Sports OT Online Wrap – Friday 12/14/18

News 18 Sports Director Collin Talbert recaps and breaks down all the action from around the area on Friday.

Sports Overtime – Friday 12/14/18

Highlights and scores from all the action around the area on Friday, including games in high school boys and girls

Sports Roundup – Thursday

Highlights and scores from all the action around the area on Thursday, including games in high school boys and girls

Sports Roundup – Wednesday

The UW-Eau Claire women's basketball team beat Carleton 75-54 Wednesday night at Zorn Arena, led by Hallee Hoeppner's 31 points.

Scroll to top
Skip to content