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MINNEAPOLIS – Take away their hiccup to the Minnesota Vikings and the Green Bay Packers have been an enjoying a successful season. The offense is humming. The defense is stopping opponents despite injuries to a handful of starters. Special teams? Uh-um. They are coming around at times but have to start holding up their end of the deal.<p>

Special teams alone is not to blame for Green Bay's 31-21 loss to the woeful Vikings on Sunday, but they did play a role late in the game. And it was just enough to allow the Vikings to take the lead for good. After the Packers clawed back from two 14-point deficits to tie the game, the Vikings' Moe Williams' took the kickoff, broke a few tackles and raced 51 yards to the Packers' 48. To add...

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