Green Bay Packers (3-0) 26, Minnesota Vikings (1-2) 7
Sunday November 21st 1982 (at Milwaukee)
(MILWAUKEE) - Eddie Lee Ivery caught a 5-yard deflected pass from Lynn Dickey for Green Bay's go-ahead touchdown and Maurice Harvey scored on a 25-yard run with a recovered fumble, leading the Packers to a 26-7 win over the Minnesota Vikings. Dickey, who left the game with a bruised hip midway through the third quarter and did not return, completed 15 of 22 passes for 244 yards for the Packers. The Packers took the lead for good at 13-7 with 1:37 left in the first half when Dickey's pass bounced off the hands of fullback Gerry Ellis and Ivery made a lunging catch in the end zone. The Packers outgained the Vikings, 359 yards to 184. Phil Epps set a team record with 8 punt returns for 49 yards. Green Bay was 3-0 for the first time since 1966, when they started out 4-0 en route to the NFL championship and Super Bowl I.
MINNESOTA -  0  7  0  0 -  7
GREEN BAY -  0 13 13  0 - 26
                       MINNESOTA     GREEN BAY
First downs                   12            21
Rush-yards-TDs           17-25-1      34-136-1
Comp-Att-Yd-TD-INT 19-41-173-0-0 19-32-285-1-0
Sacked-yards                2-14          8-62
Net pass yards               159           223
Total yards                  184           359
Fumbles-lost                 2-1           2-1
Turnovers                      1             1
Penalties-yards             3-36          2-15
SCORING
2nd - GB - Stenerud, 18-yard field goal GREEN BAY 3-0
2nd - GB - Stenerud, 32-yard field goal GREEN BAY 6-0
2nd - MINN - Tommy Kramer, 4-yard run (Rick Danmeier kick) MINNESOTA 7-6
2nd - GB - Ivery, 5-yard pass from Dickey (Stenerud kick) GREEN BAY 13-7
3rd - GB - Harvey, 25-yard fumble return (Kick failed) GREEN BAY 19-7
3rd - GB - Ivery, 1-yard run (Stenerud kick) GREEN BAY 26-7
RUSHING
GREEN BAY - Gerry Ellis 10-46, Eddie Lee Ivery 14-38 1 TD, Del Rodgers 6-26, Jim Jensen 3-15, John Jefferson 1-11
MINNESOTA - Ted Brown 7-22, Steve Dils 1-5, Tommy Kramer 1-4 1 TD, Rickey Young 2-2, Tony Galbreath 2-(-3), Darrin Nelson 4-(-5)
PASSING
GREEN BAY - Lynn Dickey 22-15-244 1 TD, David Whitehurst 10-4-41
MINNESOTA - Tommy Kramer 17-9-111, Steve Dils 24-10-62
RECEIVING
GREEN BAY - John Jefferson 5-80, Gerry Ellis 3-13, Eddie Lee Ivery 2-67 1 TD, Paul Coffman 2-45, Phil Epps 2-29, Gary Lewis 2-21, James Lofton 2-19, Jim Jensen 1-11
MINNESOTA - Ahmad Rashad 5-68, Sammy White 3-39, Ted Brown 3-7, Tony Galbreath 2-14, Steve Jordan 2-13, Leo Lewis 1-12, Joe Senser 1-11, Bob Bruer 1-5, Terry LeCount 1-4