Packers vs. Vikings live score, updates, highlights from NFL ‘Sunday Night Football’

Packers vs. Vikings live score, updates, highlights from NFL 'Sunday Night Football'

The Vikings will battle the Packers on the road, without Kirk Cousins, and fight to keep Minnesota’s playoff hopes alive while Green Bay will fight for the top seed of the NFC playoffs.

Cousins tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday morning and landed on the Vikings’ reserve/COVID list. Backup quarterback Sean Mannion was activated off of reserves and will lead Minnesota against the Packers.

However, Vikings lead running back Dalvin Cook was activated off the Vikings’ COVID list earlier this week, making him available to start against the Packers. He rushed for a combined total of 294 yards and two touchdowns during in his last two games before he tested positive on Dec. 23.

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Aaron Rodgers, coming off a three-touchdown performance during Green Bay’s 24-22 win against the Browns, will lead the Packers against the Vikings. A win at home for Green Bay can give the Packers the top spot in the NFC and bye week in the first round of the playoffs.

Sporting News is tracking live scoring updates and highlights from Packers vs. Vikings on “Sunday Night Football.” Read below for complete results from the NFL’s Week 17 game.

MORE: Watch Packers vs. Vikings live with fuboTV (7-day trial)

Packers vs. Vikings score

  Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 F
Packers 3
Vikings 0

Packers vs. Vikings updates, highlights from ‘Sunday Night Football’

9:10 p.m.: Jones breaks free and rushes for 28 yards and positions the Packers at the Minnesota 24.

9:06 p.m.: Green Bay defense shuts down Cook for a loss of 1 yard and forces Minnesota to punt again. Packers start their drive at their own 21. 

First Quarter: Packers 3, Vikings 0

8:58 p.m.: Lynch brings down Dillon for a loss of 1 yard and Packers punt. Minnesota starts their drive at their own 31. 

8:55 p.m.: Minnesota goes three-and-out and punts after Mannion completes to Jefferson short of a first down. 

8:49 p.m.: Rodgers throws an incomplete pass and turns the ball over on downs. Minnesota will take over at their own 11. 

8:45 p.m.: Jones rushes for 27 yards and gives Green Bay a fresh set of downs at the Minnesota 18.

8:42 p.m.: Mannion throws an incomplete pass to the sideline and turns the ball over to Green Bay at the 47. 

8:38 p.m.: Mannion connects with Conklin for 24 yards and goes out of bounds at the Packers’ 48. A downfield pass penalty called against the Vikings pushes them back to their own 47. 

8:34 p.m.: Mannion completes a pass to Conklin, who rushes for a first down. Green Bay challenged the ruling of a 23 yard gain, and the call was reversed after review. Conklin rushed for 12 yards and positioned the Vikings at their own 46. 

8:28 p.m.: FIELD GOAL PACKERS. After Rodgers completes to Davis for no gain on third down, Crosby makes a 35-yard attempt and puts Green Bay on the board to end their opening drive. 

8:25 p.m.: Rodgers throws a deep pass to Adams for 30 yards and positions the Packers inside the Minnesota 17.  

8:18 p.m.: Vikings win the coin toss and defer. Packers will start with possession. 

Packers vs. Vikings start time

  • Date: Sunday, Jan. 2
  • Kickoff: 8:20 p.m. EST, 7:20 p.m. CST

Packers vs. Vikings is scheduled to start at 8:20 p.m. ET on Sunday. A historic site will be hosting this game, as it will kick off Lambeau Field’s Frozen Tundra.

What channel is Packers vs. Vikings on today?

  • TV channel (national): NBC
  • Live Stream: Peacock, fuboTV

Packers vs. Vikings will be broadcast nationally for “Sunday Night Football” in Week 17. The game will be called by Al Michaels and Cris Collinsworth, with Kathryn Tappen reporting from the sideline.

In Canada, viewers can watch Packers vs. Vikings on DAZN, which includes every NFL game as part of a 30-day free trial.

Packers schedule 2021

Week Date Opponent/Result Kickoff time TV
11 Nov. 21 at Vikings 1 p.m. ET ESPN
12 Nov. 28 vs. L.A. Rams 4:25 p.m. ET Fox
13 Dec. 5 BYE
14 Dec. 12 vs. Bears 8:20 p.m. ET NBC
15 Dec. 19 at Ravens 1 p.m. ET Fox
16 Dec. 25 vs. Browns 3:30 p.m. ET NFL/Fox
17 Jan. 2 vs. Vikings 8:20 p.m. ET NBC
18 Jan. 9 at Lions 1 p.m. ET Fox

Vikings schedule 2021

Week Date Opponent Time (ET) TV Channel
11 Nov. 21 Packers 1:00 p.m. Fox
12 Nov. 28 @49ers 4:25 p.m. Fox
13 Dec. 5 @Lions 1:00 p.m. CBS
14 Dec. 9 Steelers 8:20 p.m. Fox, NFL Network
15 Dec. 20 @Bears 8:15 p.m. ESPN
16 Dec. 26 Rams 1:00 p.m. Fox
17 Jan. 2 @Packers 8:20 p.m. NBC
18 Jan. 9 Bears 1:00 p.m. Fox

‘Sunday Night Football’ schedule 2021

Week Date Matchup
1 Sept. 9 (Thur.) Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Dallas Cowboys
  Sept. 12 Los Angeles Rams vs. Chicago Bears
2 Sept. 19 Baltimore Ravens vs. Kansas City Chiefs
3 Sept. 26 San Francisco 49ers vs. Green Bay Packers
4 Oct. 3 New England Patriots vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers
5 Oct. 10 Kansas City Chiefs vs. Buffalo Bills
6 Oct. 17 Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Seattle Seahawks
7 Oct. 24 San Francisco 49ers vs. Indianapolis Colts
8 Oct. 31 Minnesota Vikings vs. Dallas Cowboys
9 Nov. 7 Los Angeles Rams vs. Tennessee Titans
10 Nov. 14 Las Vegas Raiders vs. Kansas City Chiefs
11 Nov. 21 Los Angeles Chargers vs. Pittsburgh Steelers
12 Nov. 28 Baltimore Ravens vs. Cleveland Browns
13 Dec. 5 Seattle Seahawks vs. San Francisco 49ers
14 Dec. 12 Green Bay Packers vs. Chicago Bears
15 Dec. 19 Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. New Orleans Saints
16 Dec. 26 Washington Football Team vs. Dallas Cowboys
17 Jan. 2 Green Bay Packers vs. Minnesota Vikings
18 Jan. 9 TBD

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