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Key matchup: Allen vs. second-team tackles

Jared Allen (Adam Bettcher/Getty)

If anyone can change the complexion and success rate of the Packers offense, it's Jared Allen. When he doesn't go against Chad Clifton, Allen has success. And we know there will be no Clifton on the field Sunday.

Sunday could be a defining moment for the Vikings of 2011. Forced into the role of spoiler, it could come down to individual performances – one player making the critical individual effort that creates a game-changing play. Thanks to key injuries on the Packers offensive line, the most game-changing option the Vikings have Sunday is the key matchup between Jared Allen and either Marshall... Recommended Stories

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