Keenum likely to start for Vikings for Rodgers, Packers


However, the Vikings did manage to pull off the upset and defeat the Packers 17-14 at home previous year.

The over/under for the game is 46.5 points.

Shortly after Dallas converted a key fourth down, requiring a booth review to overturn the call, deep in Green Bay territory, Dak Prescott's 11-yard read-option touchdown gave the Cowboys a late 31-28 lead with just 1:13 left to play after a drive that took 17 plays and almost nine minutes of game time. And this Sunday in the Twin Cities, the Packers have a very big challenge ahead in the Minnesota Vikings. The Vikings have forced four interceptions, putting them at 10th with along with eight other teams. This one is going to be a one-score game, but the Packers should do enough against the Vikings elite defense to pull out the victory.

Green Bay has won three in a row, including a last-minute comeback victory in Dallas last weekend that added to Rodgers' resume as a cool-under-fire passer. Even if Montgomery returns Sunday, Jones is the favorite for carries. The Packers are hoping they can heal up their offensive line as tackle David Bakhtiari has missed four games with a hamstring injury while tackle Bryan Bulaga is questionable with an ankle injury. Case Keenum was strong in relief, leading Minnesota to three scoring drives en route to a 20-17 road win over the Chicago Bears.

Keenum has been sacked on just 3.2 percent of dropbacks this season (4th-lowest rate among qualified QBs) while Sam Bradford has been sacked on 10.4 percent of dropbacks (2nd-highest rate). They are 2-1 with the over. Minnesota now is tied for 12th in total sacks and will look to add to that total on Sunday.

You might not realize this but the Vikings have one of the better offenses in the National Football League despite the injury loss of starting QB Sam Bradford and rookie phenom Dalvin Cook.

Rodgers finished the game with 221 passing yards, 32 yards on the ground, and three touchdown passes with a 122.9 passer rating.

It was a tale of two halves for Green Bay. The duo has been targeted 76 times in five games, producing 52 receptions 787 yards and 4 touchdowns. The Vikings are also without standout rookie running back, Dalvin Cook, who is out for the season with an ACL injury. The Minnesota Vikings look to be employing two starting quarterbacks this week alone - and a third might be on the way.

Vikings wide receivers Stefon Diggs and Adam Thielen vs the Green Bay secondary. This offensive balance will keep the Vikings' defensive line off guard and should lead to several big plays.