Friday, December 29, 2017

Vikings at Packers — Part II

T Jason Spriggs (#78) is injured on the game’s first play from scrimmage.

WR Michael Clark (#89) cannot get a handle on the ball, with coverage by CB Trae Waynes (#26).

CB Marcus Sherels (#35) awaits the ball from P Justin Vogel (#8).

The Vikings huddle up before their first offensive series.

RB Latavius Murray (#35) takes the handoff from QB Case Keenum (#7).

QB Case Keenum (#7) throws a pass over the middle.

The Vikings’ K Kai Forbath (#2) puts Minnesota up by three points.

Packers’ alumni attending the game.

RB Jamaal Williams (#30) cuts through the middle of the defense.

DE Dean Lowry (#94), DT Quinton Dial (#91), and recently activated LB Reggie Gilbert (#93) ready to take the field again.

Packers fans know how to prepare themselves to sit in single digit temperatures on an aluminum bench for hours.

There were too many Vikings fans in the stadium, but that’s always the case.

These two guys made it their first priority to annoy everyone around them.

QB Case Keenum (#7) rolls to the right, under the watchful eyes of LB Reggie Gilbert (#93).

QB Case Keenum (#7) is sacked by DT Kenny Clark (#97), his first of two in the game.

T David Bakhtiari (#69) and LB Chris Odom (#98) warm up by the sideline heaters.

RB Latavius Murray (#25) looks for a hole in the Packers’ defense.

G Lane Taylor (#65), FB Aaron Ripkowski (#22), and G Justin McCray (#64) report for duty during a time out.

The Tundra Line drum team perform during a time out.

QB Brett Hundley (#7) throws under good protection from his offensive line.

WR/PR Trevor Davis (#11) ready to receive the Vikings’ punt.

QB Brett Hundley (#7) huddles his offensive mates.

RB Jamaal Williams (#30) lines up behind his offensive line.

Under a heavy rush this time, QB Brett Hundley (#7) gets off a pass.

The Packers sideline watches the action on the field.

After an incompletion, WR Jordy Nelson (#87) watches the video replay.

A quarterback/head coach meeting during a time out.

QB Brett Hundley (#7) rolls to his right while his linemen provide solid protection on the left flank.

QB Brett Hundley (#7) fakes the handoff to RB Jamaal Williams (#30) on a play action pass.

The Minnesota Vikings trying to keep warm on their sideline.

The crowd in the south end zone watch the Packers coming their way.

RB Jamaal Williams (#30) makes a cut to hit the hole provided by G Justin McCray (#64) and TE Lance Kendricks (#84).

WR/PR Trevor Davis (#11) fields another punt and attempts to get away from the coverage.

QB Brett Hundley (#7) looks for an open receiver, possibly RB Jamaal Williams (#30), seen heading out of the backfield.

A double-teamed DT Mike Daniels (#76) attempts to get to QB Case Keenum (#7).

DT Mike Daniels (#76) attempting to reach QB Case Keenum (#7) again.

LB Blake Martinez (#50) and S Josh Jones (#27) try to run down QB Case Keenum (#7).

Multiple Santas lead the “Go Pack Go” cheer on the big screens.

The Packers cheerleaders are from local colleges, and this is quite the formation, which revolved around 360°.

Backed up in their own end zone, the Packers try to get some breathing room.

QB Brett Hundley (#7) scrambles through a hole after the play breaks down.

LB Blake Martinez (#50) and DE Dean Lowry (#94) look for an opening to get to the quarterback.

A close-up of DE Dean Lowry (#94) at work, while QB Case Keenum (#7) scoots away in the opposite direction.

Head Coach Mike McCarthy cannot be feeling good about his team’s second scoreless game at Lambeau Field this season.

WR Geronimo Allison (#81) is injured on a play late in the game.

The Vikings in “victory formation” to run out the final seconds on the clock.

A mass of purple waits to greet the Vikings around the visitor’s tunnel in the south end zone.

Your Packerville, U.S.A. editor after a disappointing performance in the final home game of the 2017 season.

The final score.

The clothing required to keep warm as the temperature nears 0° at Lambeau Field.

The drive home on Christmas Eve was a snow storm the entire way. No more games at Lambeau Field for the season, and none of us expected this at the beginning of the year.

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