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Clay Matthews

Rodgers, Packers beat Vikings 30-13 to even NFC North race

The Green Bay Packers were in a funk, booed by their loyal fans the week before and passed by the Minnesota Vikings in the NFC North.

Aaron Rodgers and the Packers responded with a resolute victory, fending off the Vikings like Clay Matthews waving his finger after tackling Adrian Peterson for a loss.

Rodgers threw for a pair of touchdown passes without a turnover, Datone Jones had two of Green Bay's six sacks and Eddie Lacy contributed a season-high 100 yards rushing to help the Packers beat the Vikings 30-13 on Sunday and stop a three-game losing streak.

"Maybe we'll get you guys off our back for a couple days," Rodgers said. "We've been taking it...