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Vikings' reasons for optimism vs. Packers

The records say the 2-6 Vikings have little chance at Lambeau Field against the undefeated Packers, but the statistics and progress of the Vikings allow for a glimmer of hope. We spotlight five reasons why an upset is possible, with reaction from coaches and players.

For at least the next three days, Vikings players and coaches will be hearing from the media about how good the Green Bay Packers and quarterback Aaron Rodgers are. They are the defending Super Bowl champions, undefeated halfway through the season, and talk is turning to the possibilities for an undefeated season. But, like a saying on a plaque sitting atop an office credenza, let's think of a...

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