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It's Thursday night and this week it pits two longtime bitter NFC North rivals the Minnesota Vikings and Green Bay Packers. The game is set to begin at 5:25pm Pacific (8:25pm Eastern) at Lambeau Field in Green Bay Wisconsin.

Here are all the details from the two teams' respective SB Nation blogs:

Packers blog Acme Packing Company:

The people in purple come in winners of their last game, an offensive explosion over the Atlanta Falcons in which Teddy Bridgewater made his first start, Matt Asiata scored three times, and rookie Jerick McKinnon went over 100 yards on the ground. Offenses may be slowed on Thursday, though, as rain and some scattered storms are expected to hover over Lambeau Field for much of the evening.

And from Vikings blog Daily Norseman:

Teddy Bridgewater almost single handedly rejuvenated the Vikings 2014 season with a scintillating performance against he Atlanta Falcons on Sunday. He's nursing a bad ankle and heading into one of the toughest places to play, but all indications are he'll start in his first game ever against an NFC North opponent.

This is a big game for a couple reasons. For one, it's a division game, and it's on the road. Since 2010, the Vikings have gone 1-10-1 on the road in the division, with the lone win coming against the Lions in 2012. Secondly, it's the Packers, who have pretty much owned the Vikings since 2010. Since Favre's Revenge Year of 2009, the Vikings have beaten Green Bay once, the last game of the 2012 season, and then promptly lost to them in the wildcard playoff game the following week. Finally, the Vikings have a shot to go above .500 at 3-2, something they've only accomplished three times in the last 10 years going back to 2005 (2006, 2009, 2012).