By MARK ECKEL
The Green Bay Packers couldn’t gain an inch and now they are miles away from a playoff berth.
Behind the passing of Kirk Cousins and a stingy second-half defense the Minnesota Vikings beat the Packers, 24-17, Sunday night at U.S. Bank Stadium.
The loss dropped the Packers to 4-6-1 on the season and all but ended their postseason hopes. Mathematically they remain alive. Realistically they are behind Minnesota (6-4-1) Seattle (6-5), Carolina (6-5), Washington (6-5) and Philadelphia (5-6) for the two NFC wild-card berths.
Could 9-6-1 earn a wild-card berth? Sure. But th...
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