By the numbers: Key stats from Vikings-Packers


Everyone walks away unsatisfied with a tie, like the 26-26 outcome of the Vikings-Packers game Sunday at Lambeau, but we here at BringMeTheNews are going to walk on the sunny side of the street, and highlight some impressive numbers from the Purple.


Tackles by linebacker Audie Cole, who was filling in for an absent Erin Henderson. Cole came to play on his first NFL start at middle linebacker, getting 11 solo tackles and a sack on the first series of the game.


Catches by Cordarrelle Patterson, for 54 yards, suggesting the Vikings are finally getting serious about getting him the ball. He was targeted 11 times, and continued his threat as a kick returner, returning four for an average of 31.5 yards, including a 57-yarder. Of course, there was a key drop in the end zone, but ...


Number of sacks Green Bay got on Christian Ponder.


Number turnovers by Ponder – no picks and no fumbles.

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