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NFC Wild Card Preview and Prediction: Minnesota Vikings vs. Green Bay Packers

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Green Bay Packers vs. Minnesota Vikings Preview and Prediction

Vikings can secure wild-card berth with win, Packers playing for first-round bye
<p> Green Bay Packers vs. Minnesota Vikings Preview and Prediction</p>

The Green Bay Packers and Minnesota Vikings each have something to play for when the long-time NFC North rivals meet up at 4:25 p.m. ET this afternoon on FOX. For the Vikings (9-6) it’s win and they are in the playoffs for the first time since 2009, while the Packers (11-4) can earn a coveted first-round bye with a second win over their divisional foe this month. If the Vikings fall to the Packers for a sixth straight time, they will need Chicago, Dallas and the New York Giants to all lose to extend their season by at least one more game.

Detroit Lions vs. Green Bay Packers Preview and Prediction

Broncos playing for seeding, home field in playoffs; Raiders would just like a win
<p> Detroit Lions vs. Green Bay Packers Preview and Prediction</p>

The Detroit Lions will try and play spoiler when they take on the Green Bay Packers tonight at 8:20 p.m. ET on NBC. The Lions (4-8) are looking to end a four-game losing streak and do something they haven’t done in more than 20 years – win at Lambeau Field. The Packers (8-4) are aiming to stay atop the NFC North standings by beating the Lions for the second time in less than a month.

Start Vick Ballard, Randall Cobb, Rashad Jennings, Philip Rivers in Week 8

<p> Start Vick Ballard, Randall Cobb, Rashad Jennings, Philip Rivers in Week 8</p>

Only four teams are on bye in Week 8, compared to six last week. While owners will welcome some familiar faces back to their lineups, others will be faced with some difficult decisions. That’s especially the case at running back as Arian Foster, Ray Rice, C.J. Spiller and Fred Jackson are all unavailable this week. Here are two ball carriers that may be able to fill in along with two other names worth starting in Week 8.

Greg Jennings: Bench the Packers Wide Receiver in Week 2

<p> Greg Jennings: Bench the Packers Wide Receiver in Week 2</p>

Green Bay wide receiver Greg Jennings is officially listed as Doubtful for Thursday night’s game against Chicago. The Packer, who is dealing with a groin injury, is said to have a “50-50” chance of playing in this NFC North clash against the Bears.

15 Best Fantasy Football Sleepers

On draft day, don't sleep on underrated fantasy football players like the Falcons' Matt Ryan.
<p> On draft day, don't sleep on underrated fantasy football players like the Falcons' Matt Ryan, Bills' C.J. Spiller, Packers' Cedric Benson, Ravens' Torrey Smith, Colts' Reggie Wayne, Broncos' Demaryius Thomas and Titans' Jake Locker.</p>

It's fantasy football time, which means millions of fans will be drafting their teams over the next few weeks. Here's a look at 15 sleeper picks that could mean the difference between winning or losing your league this season.

NODDING OFF
These guys are fringe big names, so don’t sleep on them for too long.

Fantasy Football 2012: Breaking Down the Green Bay Packers

<p> Fantasy Football 2012: Breaking Down the Green Bay Packers</p>

What can the Green Bay Packers do for you this fantasy season? Check out Athlon Sports' team report as we break down the rookies, veteran players to watch and avoid, fantasy playoff schedule and more to help you get ready for the 2012 season.

Inside the Locker Room
with Jason Wilde, ESPNMilwaukee.com

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