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Minnesota Vikings at Green Bay Packers: Third quarter recap and fourth quarter discussion

The Vikings lead! By two touchdowns!

Minnesota Vikings v Green Bay Packers Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images

Just one quarter remains in this Week 8 contest from Lambeau Field, and after dominating the third quarter, the Minnesota Vikings hold a 28-14 lead over the Green Bay Packers.

Minnesota got the football coming out of the locker room at halftime, and they did exactly what they did on the first two drives. . .ride Dalvin Cook to points. Cook started the drive with a 37-yard run to put the Vikings into Green Bay territory, and finished it with his third touchdown run of the day, this one from a yard out. Dan Bailey hit the extra point, and the Vikings took their first lead of the day at 21-14.

The Vikings got a stop. . .an actual stop. . .on the Packers’ first possession of the third quarter as the Packers failed to convert on a fourth down, and the Dalvin Cook show continued on the next possession thanks to this beauty.

That’s a 50-yard catch-and-run for Cook on the screen pass, giving him his fourth touchdown of the day and giving the Vikings a two-touchdown lead at 28-14 with just under six minutes remaining in the half.

The fourth quarter will start with a punt, as the Packers are looking at 4th and 22 from the Minnesota 44-yard line.

One quarter remains in Green Bay, and the Minnesota Vikings have a 28-14 lead over the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field. Can they hold on for what would be considered a huge upset?