GREEN BAY, WI (WTAQ) - For just the second time ever in their series history, the Green Bay Packers and Minnesota Vikings finish a game tied, 26-26.
Backup quarterback Matt Flynn entered the game in the second half, and helped lead the Packers back from down 16 points to force overtime. Flynn finished the day 21-of-36 for 218 yards and one touchdown.
Starting QB Scott Tolzien was 7-of-17 for just 98 yards, but did run for a 1st quarter TD.
Running back Eddie Lacy had a big day, running for 110 yards on 25 carries and one touchdown. Lacy also caught six passes for 48 yards.
Vikings running back Adrian Peterson rushed for 146 yards on 32 carries with one TD.
In the overtime period, the Packers (5-5-1) received the ball first and drove 77 yards on 10 plays, but settled for a 20 yard field goal. On the next possession, the Vikings (2-8-1) drove 63 yards in 12 plays. Kicker Blair Walsh connected from 35 yards out.
Both teams struggled on offense from there, leading to the 26-26 tie.
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