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Key matchup: Peterson vs. the stacked box

Adrian Peterson (Brett Davis/USA TODAY)

Adrian Peterson has been facing crowded points of attack all year, and even more so of late. The Packers' defenders know their top mission is to stop Peterson and put the onus on Christian Ponder. Will they be able to do that?

It can be argued that Sunday's game with the Green Bay Packers is the most important game the Vikings have played since they met the New Orleans Saints in the NFC Championship Game in January 2010. There are matchups across the board on both sides of the ball that will have an impact on who wins or loses Sunday, but no fight will be more critical than Adrian Peterson going against the... Recommended Stories


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