Packers rout Vikings 37-10 in cold to take NFC's No. 1 seed
By STEVE MEGARGEE AP Sports Writer
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers threw two touchdown passes, A.J. Dillon ran for two more scores and the Green Bay Packers routed the Minnesota Vikings 37-10 on Sunday night to wrap up the NFC's No. 1 playoff seed.
Green Bay's victory, coupled with Philadelphia's 20-16 triumph at Washington earlier in the day, dropped the Vikings (7-9) from postseason contention and gave the Eagles a playoff berth.
The Vikings were playing without quarterback Kirk Cousins after he was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list Friday.
The Packers (13-3) are the lone NFL team with an unbeaten home record and have a chance to reach the Super Bowl without leaving Lambeau Field, where the temperature was 11 degrees with a wind chill of 1 just before kickoff.
MVP chants as Aaron Rodgers walks off the field. pic.twitter.com/UCH7E95x7j— Scott Grodsky (@ScottGrodsky) January 3, 2022
No. 1 seed: SECURED ✅ #GoPackGo pic.twitter.com/twPGyxQNVa— Green Bay Packers (@packers) January 3, 2022