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Turning point: Close to lopsided in 3 drives

Aaron Rodgers (Tom Lynn/Getty)

The Vikings were right with the Packers midway through the second quarter, but Aaron Rodgers caught fire and essentially ended the game in three consecutive drives.

In the NFL, good teams can turn a tight game into a blowout in a hurry. In Saturday's 24-10 loss to the Green Bay Packers, the Vikings held Green Bay in check for much of the first half, but it was three straight drives that provided the margin of difference in a season-ending turning point. "We knew coming in that their offense can be patient and will take what they're given," defensive... Recommended Stories

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