Pull out all the stops! This game is for the NFC North lead, bragging rights between two rivals, and a memorandum on two quarterbacks. Except the game really means none of those things. No one cares who takes the division lead a quarter of the way into the season. What matters is who is standing in that position in January. Bragging rights tend to be more significant for the team that wins the second game of the head-to-head. Sure, the winner of this game can brag for a few weeks, but the winner of the second game will have almost a year. Besides, at one point, Dennis Green's Vikings went 9-5 against the Packers, but won only two division titles to the Packers' three. The Packers had a Super Bowl title and were 8-4 in the playoffs, while the Vikings won only one playoff game. Which team ha ...
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