Oct 2, 2014; Green Bay, WI, USA; Green Bay Packers linebacker Julius Peppers (56) runs away from Minnesota Vikings running backJerick McKinnon
(31) to score a touchdown after intercepting a pass in the second quarter at Lambeau Field. Mandatory Credit: Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports
5. Peppers’ pick-six vs Vikings (Week 5)
In week 5, the 2-2 Packers welcomed the Minnesota Vikings to Lambeau Field. This was their third consecutive game against a division opponent, having lost to Detroit in week three and beaten the Bears in week four.
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To say this was an important game was an understatement.
With the Packers racing out to a 14-0 lead, they looked in control.
There was 7:06 left in the second quarter and the Vikings were driving in an attempt to halve the Packers’ lead.
Any momentum the Vikings were trying to build was killed there and then. Peppers’ touchdown sent the Packers on their way to a Thursday night blowout.
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