Vikings beat Packers in wrong newspaper headline

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What game were they watching?

The Virginian-Pilot this morning headlined its summary of last night's game, "Vikings beat Packers."

It might be more understandable if it was a close, down-to-the-wire contest, but as everybody who watched knows, it was a drawn out but thorough drubbing. Aside from an early field goal, the Vikings never held a lead and were thoroughly outclassed.

The text of the tease reports the accurate score, so this was most likely a brain fart by the headline writer:

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