NFL Thursday Night Football Week 5: Minnesota vs. Green Bay

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater gets kicked in the ankle as he runs from Atlanta Falcons defensive end Jonathan Babineaux during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014, in Minneapolis. Bridgewater was injured on the play. The Vikings won 41-28. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Thursday night football is back for another week, and this Thursday’s matchup pits the Minnesota Vikings against the Green Bay Packers.

The Vikings enter Thursday’s game after a win against the Atlanta Falcons. Quarterback Teddy Bridgewater threw for 317 yards and helped catapult the Vikings to 2-2 on the young season.

The Packers went to Soldier Field in Chicago and knocked off the Bears 38-17 to improve to 2-2 last week. Aaron Rogers played a near-perfect game, throwing for 302 yards on 22-of-28 passing. Now, the two teams will try to break above .500 on the season.

WIAT 42 News anchors were asked to submit their picks for tonight’s game. Their choices can be found below.

Sherri Jackson: Packers 28-7

Jim Dunaway: Packers 27-17

Trent Butler: Packers 31-17

Gene Norman: Vikings 28-17

Copyriight 2014 WIAT 42 News

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