Minnesota Vikings defeat Green Bay Packers, 30-23

Minneapolis — Brett Favre made the mother of all statements Monday night.

Maybe he can play forever.

Outfoxing, outflanking and showing up his old team at every turn, Favre turned back the clock and the Green Bay Packers, 30-23, as Minnesota won a border battle with emotions unlike any other game played at the Metrodome.

"I thought he was sensational," said Paul Wiggin, a personnel consultant in his 25th season with the Vikings. "He looked like he was a 28- to 30-yea...

Minneapolis — The sight of quarterback Aaron Rodgers holding the football while the Minnesota Vikings pummeled him will be one he and the Green Bay Packers will carry with themselves for two long weeks.

A week before the bye, the offense took a step backward in a game that offered Rodgers a chance to showcase how far he had come in 19 previous starts in the National Football League. Rodgers couldn't time up with his receivers, missed some that were open and held the bal...

MINNESOTA: Visanthe Shiancoe, 1-yard pass from Brett Favre (Ryan Longwell kick), 3:20 left.

How they scored: Aaron Rodgers took a short drop, held the ball too long and then turned back left. He was sacked by Jared Allen, who came off the edge against Daryn Colledge. The ball popped free and was recovered by LB Chad Greenway at the Vikings 33. Favre hit Bernard Berrian for 16 on a slant against Al Harris. Adrian Peterson gained 2, then Brandon Chillar was penalized 15...