Packers: Three takeaways from Week 2 tie with Vikings

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On Sunday, Minnesota Vikings fans watched one of the most incredible games and offensive performances in the team's history against their division rival Green Bay Packers. Both plays were significant considering the game resulted in a tie.

Rodgers isn't sure whether he might follow a similar practice plan ahead of next week's game against the Washington Redskins, though he said he expects to play each week. Tune in for discussion about Rodgers, Cousins, kickers, punters and the controversial penalty assessed to outside linebacker Clay Matthews. In the Week 1 win over the Bears, a roughing-the-passer call was well deserved as he hit Mitch Trubisky from behind late. Matthews' penalty on a 4th-down stop late last week could have cost the Packers the win.

"It has nothing to do with the rule of full body weight", Corrente told ESPN. "It has nothing to do with helmet to helmet".

"When [Matthews] hit the quarterback, he lifted him and drove him into the ground", Corrente said.

First off, great toss by Cousins.

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So, with new life at the Vikings' 40-yard line, Cousins drove Minnesota in the final minute down to the 22. The Vikings went down the field, scoring the game-tying touchdown and two-point conversion eight plays later.

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It was easy to wonder if it would be too much time left on the clock, even for the limited Rodgers. He also missed another field goal, as well as the extra point on the touchdown that tied the score at 18-18 and another extra point along the way.

Titans 20, Texans 17 • In Nashville, Tenn., Ryan Succop kicked a 31-yard field goal with 1:00 left, and the battered Titans held off the Texans to give Mike Vrabel his first victory as an National Football League head coach. Instead the Packers tied the Vikings 29-29 on Sunday.

Though the game ended in a tie thanks to three missed field goals by Daniel Carlson, including the potential game-winner in overtime with no time remaining and just 35 yards out. But officials saw it differently, calling roughing the passer on Matthews.

Rodgers wore a brace on his knee that limited his mobility against the Vikings, but he mostly looked like his usual self, completing 30 of 42 passes for 281 yards.

"It just shows how accurate Kirk can be, especially in those critical situations", said Thielen, who had 12 catches for 131 yards while Diggs had nine receptions for 128 yards. "We have a long season ahead and hopefully lots of big wins and big kicks".

Still, Rodgers might not have been the gustiest quarterback on the field. Mahomes has 10 touchdown passes through two weeks, the most ever by a quarterback through two games.

But Cousins never flinched. He missed on his next try, and the game headed to overtime, where the Vikings would miss two field goals. "(That) had nothing to do with the rule of full body weight", Corrente said, referring to the rule that is being emphasized after Vikings linebacker Anthony Barr essentially ended Aaron Rodgers' season past year with a hit that broke the quarterback's collarbone. That is, if the referees and kickers can get their acts together quickly.

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