Minnesota Vikings defensive backs freelanced on only the first series of the game against the Green Bay Packers, when cornerback Terence Newman covered wide receiver Jordy Nelson, a well-placed Vikings source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
As soon as the first series ended, Vikings coach Mike Zimmer addressed the players and the situation was corrected.
The game plan had called for Xavier Rhodes to cover Nelson one-on-one on the outside but not when Nelson was in the slot.
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