Minnesota Vikings (2-2) 27, Green Bay Packers (1-3) 21 (OT)
Sunday September 23rd 1979 (at Minnesota)
(MINNESOTA) - QB Tommy Kramer tossed a 50-yard pass to Ahmad Rashad with 3:18 gone in overtime to give Minnesota the win. Rashad, who had nine receptions for 136 yards, jumped between two Packer defenders at the 30, made the catch, and outran the Green Bay secondary for the score. Kramer completed 19 of 26 passes for 245 yards. Chuck Foreman gained 11 yards on six carries to become the all-time leading rusher in Minnesota history, surpassing Bill Brown. Green Bay's Terdell Middleton had his best day of the year - 20 carries for 90 yards and a touchdown.
GREEN BAY -  0 14  7  0  0 - 21
MINNESOTA -  7  0  7  7  6 - 27
                       GREEN BAY     MINNESOTA
First downs                   14            24
Rush-yards-TDs          37-141-2      43-161-2
Comp-Att-Yd-TD-INT 10-15-108-1-0 19-26-245-2-2
Sacked-yards                 0-0          5-30
Net pass yards               108           215
Total yards                  249           376
Fumbles-lost                 1-1           2-0
Turnovers                      1             2
Penalties-yards             2-20          6-35
SCORING
1st - MINN - A. Rashad, 5-yd pass from Tommy Kramer (Rick Danmeier kick) MINNESOTA 7-0
2nd - GB - Lofton, 20-yard pass from Whitehurst (Marcol kick) TIED 7-7
2nd - GB - Smith, 1-yard run (Marcol kick) GREEN BAY 14-7
3rd - MINN - Robert Miller, 3-yard run (Danmeier kick) TIED 14-14
3rd - GB - Middleton, 5-yard run (Marcol kick) GREEN BAY 21-14
4th - MINN - Rickey Young, 7-yard run (Danmeier kick) TIED 21-21
OT - MINN - Rashad, 50-yard pass from Kramer MINNESOTA 27-21
RUSHING
GREEN BAY - Terdell Middleton 20-90 1 TD, Barty Smith 14-43 1 TD, Steve Atkins 2-9, James Lofton 1-(-1)
MINNESOTA - Ted Brown 15-77, Rickey Young 19-71 1 TD, Chuck Foreman 6-11, Robert Miller 2-1 1 TD, Brent McClanahan 1-1
PASSING
GREEN BAY - David Whitehurst 15-10-108 1 TD
MINNESOTA - Tommy Kramer 26-19-245 2 TD 2 INT
RECEIVING
GREEN BAY - Barty Smith 3-31, Paul Coffman 3-17, James Lofton 2-37 1 TD, Steve Atkins 1-19, Nate Simpson 1-4
MINNESOTA - Ahmad Rashad 9-136 2 TD, Rickey Young 3-20, Sammy White 2-34, Stu Voight 2-31, Bob Tucker 1-14, Chuck Foreman 1-12, Ted Brown 1-(-2)