The pressure is on the Packers

Another loss to Vikings would leave them far behind in division race

Originally Published: October 29, 2009
By John Clayton | ESPN.com

While the pregame focus is on Brett Favre's return to Lambeau Field in a Vikings uniform, let's focus on what happens if Minnesota can pull off the victory.

A Vikings win would all but seal the fate of the NFC North. The Vikings would be 7-1. The Packers and the Bears, if they win an easy game against the Browns, would be 4-3, 2½ games behind. Packers fans and management would have to live with the reality that Favre's ability to get out of his Jets contract and sneak up to Minnesota ...

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