Minnesota Vikings 27, Arizona Cardinals 24 OT (box score)
The Minnesota Vikings overcame a late two-touchdown deficit to force overtime before winning it on a Ryan Longwell 35-yard field goal. Brett Favre completed 36 of 47 passes but threw two interceptions. The Vikings put up over 500 yards of offense and held the Cardinals to 225 total yards but the Cards scored two touchdowns on special teams to put themselves in a position to win before blowing it late.
Chicago Bears 22, Buffalo Bills 19 (box score)
The Chicago Bears trailed the winless Buffalo Bills in the fourth quarter but took the lead for good on a two yard pass from Jay Cutler to Earl Bennett with 6:41 to play. The Bills out-gained the Bears in terms of yardage but were hampered by three turnovers. The game was played in Toronto.
Green Bay Packers 45, Dallas Cowboys 7 (box score)
Aaron Rodgers passed for 287 yards and three touchdowns in the easy win. James Jones was the biggest beneficiary of Rodgers’ performance with 123 yards receiving and one touchdown. The Green Bay defense turned in a dominating performance and limited the Cowboys to just 39 yards rushing.
Current NFC North Standings
Green Bay Packers 6-3
Chicago Bears 5-3
Minnesota Vikings 3-5
Detroit Lions 2-6