Vikings take down Pack, Rodgers Injured 16 Oct 17

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Harrison Smith led Minnesota’s defense in a thorough dismantling of Green Bay. The Vikings knocked Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers out of the game with a broken collarbone during a 23-10 victory that drastically altered the course of the NFC North. Smith had 1½ sacks on safety blitzes, a diving interception and two pass breakups. The Vikings limited the injury-depleted Packers to a season-low 227 yards.

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Green Bay Packers star quarterback Aaron Rodgers could miss the remainder of the season with a broken collarbone. Rodgers left the game against Minnesota in the first quarter, and the Packers announced at halftime that his season is in jeopardy after the injury was diagnosed.