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A brief look at Vikings/Packers history

The two storied rivals meet for the 112th time on Sunday night.

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It's time to kick off our Week 2 coverage by looking back at the history between the Minnesota Vikings and Green Bay Packers. The Vikings have faced the Packers more than any other team in the history of their franchise, so there is obviously a lot of information to sift through.

As recently as 2005, the Vikings actually had the advantage over the Packers in their all-time series. Unfortunately the Packers have had the better of the rivalry for most of the past decade, giving them a healthy edge.

Let's take a look at some of the storied history between these two bitter division rivals, courtesy of the number crunchers over at Pro Football Reference.

Total games between the Vikings and Packers (including playoffs): 111

All-Time Record: Packers, 59-50-2 (1-1 in playoffs)

Total Vikings Points Scored, Head-to-Head: 2149 (19.4 points/game)

Total Packers Points Scored, Head-to-Head: 2438 (22.0 points/game)

Longest Vikings Winning Streak Against Packers: 7 (22 November 1975 - 22 October 1978)

Longest Packers Winning Streak Against Vikings: 6 (22 October 1961 - 10 November 1963, first six games of the series)

Most Recent Vikings Home Win In Series: 30 December 2012 (Final score 37-34, aka "That One Time Christian Ponder Played Really Well")

Most Recent Packers Road Win In Series: 22 November 2015 (Final score 30-13)

Biggest Vikings Home Win In Series: 35 points, 28 September 1986 (Final score 42-7)

Biggest Packers Road Win In Series: 29 points, 14 October 1962 (Final score 42-13)

Current Streak: Vikings, 1 victory (you're damn right it is)

There isn't much to add about this series history--if you're a fan of either team, you're well aware of the team that yours shares a border with. Of course the 112th meeting will have a special wrinkle--it's the first regular season game at the brand-new US Bank Stadium.

We still aren't sure who will start at quarterback for the Vikings in Week 2, but neither option has a ton of experience facing the Packers in their career. Even though Shaun Hill has spent a big chunk of his career in the NFC North, he only has one career start against Green Bay. Hill lost a 28-26 game to the Packers back in 2010, throwing for 331 yards, 2 touchdowns, and 2 interceptions in the loss. Sam Bradford lost both of his career games against Green Bay while he was a member of the St. Louis Rams. Bradford had a 79.2 quarterback rating, 1 touchdown, and 2 interceptions over those two games. His last matchup against the Packers was a 30-20 loss back in October 2012.

No matter who is under center for the Vikings on Sunday night, let's hope he notches his first career win over the Packers.