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Scouts Take: Vikings at Packers

Both Minnesota and Green Bay have the talent to make a Super Bowl run. It will come down to how their unproven QBs -- Tarvaris Jackson for the Vikes and Aaron Rodgers for the Pack -- play this year.

Updated: September 4, 2008, 11:51 AM ET
By Gary Horton | Scouts Inc.
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These are two teams that know each other extremely well and there is no love lost between these organizations. Plus, the Packers' accusations that the Vikings tampered with QB Brett Favre over the summer has added fuel to the fire. These two teams have good defenses and run games with potentially good passing games -- but everything comes down to the quarterbacks. Packers QB Aaron Rodgers and Vikings QB Tarvaris Jackson are unproven commodities and the outcome of this game will likely come down to which one plays cleaner.

Gary Horton spent 10 years in the NFL as a scout and another 10 years at the college level as an assistant coach and recruiter. He is the founder and most seasoned member of the Scouts Inc. staff, and his extensive experience at all levels of football make him an excellent talent evaluator.

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