HYDE MAKES ACROBATIC INTERCEPTION*
In the third quarter, Minnesota QB Teddy Bridgewater mistakenly tried to avoid a sack by flipping the ball with his left hand. Packers DB Micah Hyde was in the right spot and reached up with one arm to haul in the interception, his third of the season, tying him for the team lead. The Packers took over in Vikings territory but, unfortunately, failed to capitalize.
RODGERS TO RODGERS GETS PACKERS CLOSE*
On the third snap of the fourth quarter, QB Aaron Rodgers capped a 14-play, 80-yard drive by scrambling and finding TE Richard Rodgers over the middle for a 16-yard touchdown. The score pulled the Packers within 20-10 with 13:27 left. It was the eighth TD catch of the year for the second-year tight end, tying him for the team high with James Jones.
DEEP BALL PUTS JJ OVER 100 YARDS*
When Jones caught a 37-yard pass over the middle with less than five minutes left in the game, the Packers were in position to potentially tie the game. That didn't happen, but Jones went over 100 yards in a game for the third time this season, finishing with four receptions for 102 yards. His 890 receiving yards on the year set a new career high and led the team.