ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) No. 16 Missouri and Minnesota will meet in the Citrus Bowl on Jan. 1 in a matchup of Southeastern Conference and Big Ten foes. The game will be played for the first time since the renovation of the Orlando Citrus Bowl. It is sponsored by Buffalo Wild Wings.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) No. 17 Wisconsin and No. 19 Auburn will meet in the Outback Bowl on Jan. 1 in a matchup of Big Ten and Southeastern Conference opponents. The game will be played at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Adam Thielen and Everson Griffen each returned blocked punts by Minnesota for touchdowns, the fifth time in league history one team had two in the same game, and the Vikings beat Carolina 31-13 on Sunday to hand the Panthers their sixth straight loss. Teddy Bridgewater threw for
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) Aaron Rodgers threw for two touchdowns, Eddie Lacy powered for key yards in the fourth quarter and the Green Bay Packers fended off the New England Patriots 26-21 Sunday in a high-profile matchup between Super Bowl contenders.
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) A rough day on the field for Minnesota Vikings left tackle Matt Kalil on Sunday against Green Bay was only compounded once he left the stadium that night.
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) Minnesota Vikings right tackle Phil Loadholt will miss the rest of the season with a torn pectoral muscle.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Eddie Lacy rushed for 125 yards on 25 carries, both season highs to help Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers hang on for a 24-21 victory over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday. Lacy scored twice, on a run in the first quarter and a catch in the fourth.