Packers End Vikings Season 24-10; Ponder Doesn’t Play
The Vikings lost 24-10 Saturday night in the NFC Wildcard playoffs to the Packers in Green Bay. Minnesota trailed 17-3 at halftime and fell behind 24-3 before scoring the final touchdown of the game. Michael Jenkins caught a 50-yard touchdown pass from Joe Webb for the only Viking touchdown.
Adrian Peterson ran for 99 yards and Joe Webb threw for 180 yards with 1 touchdown and 1 interception. Christian Ponder did not play due to right elbow bursitis. He was limited in practice all week but the Vikings hoped he would play all the way up to today.
Aaron Rodgers threw for 274 yards and 1 touchdown. Green Bay will play at San Francisco in the Divisional round next weekend.