It has been a busy day in the NFL and Several teams close to the Vikings have already pushed Minnesota further back in the NFL North standings. The Detroit Lions, Green Bay Packers, and Chicago bears all won, while the Vikings fell at home to the Oakland Raiders.The full NFL scoreboard can be found here.
Detroit earned a 49-35 win over the Carolina Panthers behind five touchdown passes from Matthew Stafford. Stafford was 28 of 36 for 335 yards as well.
The packers stayed as the league's only undefeated team with a 35-26 win over Tampa Bay. Aaron Rodgers just missed another 300 yard passing day with 299 yards and three touchdowns against just one interception.
In Chicago, the Bears got 286 yards passing from Jay Cutler and two touchdowns through the air in a 31-20 win over San Diego. Cutler also had a short run for a touchdown. The Bears defense intercepted Philip Rivers twice on the afternoon.