Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins threw for 341 yards and three touchdowns, and kicker Greg Joseph booted a 29-yard game-a hit field map as time expired to book Minnesota to a 34-31 victory over the Packers Sunday afternoon.

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Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Justin Jefferson (18) celebrates with teammate Dede Westbrook (12) after catching a 23-yard touchdown pass during the second half against the Green Bay Packers, Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021, in Minneapolis.

Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Justin Jefferson (18) celebrates with teammate Dede Westbrook (12) after catching a 23-yard touchdown movement one day of the 2nd half of in opposition to the Inexperienced Bay Packers, Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021, in Minneapolis.
(AP Characterize/Bruce Kluckhohn)

Huge receiver Justin Jefferson hauled in eight catches for 169 yards with two rankings, including a 23-yard strike delivered by Cousins with 2: 17 to switch in the fourth quarter. After a a hit two-point conversion from operating lend a hand Dalvin Cook, the Vikings held a 31-24 lead.

Alternatively, on the Packers’ ensuing force, quarterback Aaron Rodgers linked with wide receiver Marquez Valdes-Scantling for a 75-yard TD to tie the game appropriate sooner than the two-minute warning.

Green Bay Packers wide receiver Marquez Valdes-Scantling, left, catches a 75-yard touchdown pass ahead of Minnesota Vikings free safety Xavier Woods, right, during the second half Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021, in Minneapolis.

Inexperienced Bay Packers wide receiver Marquez Valdes-Scantling, left, catches a 75-yard touchdown movement earlier than Minnesota Vikings free security Xavier Woods, staunch, one day of the 2nd half of Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021, in Minneapolis.
(AP Characterize/Bruce Kluckhohn)

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Following the Packers’ touchdown, Cousins and the Vikings made definite to switch away no time for Rodgers. After a end to-interception by Packers security Darnell Savage, Cousins went 3-for-3 for 51 yards on the next three performs sooner than Cook ran for one more first down. The Vikings then knelt to location up the remaining kick by Joseph.

The Packers defense gave up appropriate 34 ingredients over the previous three video games nonetheless struggled in a game in which Rodgers achieved 23 of 33 passes for a season-excessive 385 yards and four touchdowns.

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) stands on the sideline during the second half against the Minnesota Vikings, Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021, in Minneapolis.

Inexperienced Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) stands on the sideline one day of the 2nd half of in opposition to the Minnesota Vikings, Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021, in Minneapolis.
(AP Characterize/Jim Mone)

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Next up, the Vikings (5-5) will race to San Francisco to sq. off in opposition to the 49ers. The Packers will host the Los Angeles Rams next Sunday.

The Associated Press contributed to this legend. 

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