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08:06 AM ET 12.26 | Adrian Peterson will need an awfully big day to get there. [Peterson] needs 208 rushing yards against Green Bay this Sunday to break Eric Dickerson's NFL record of 2,105. With one game left in the regular season, breaking that record is a pretty formidable task. And yet the fact that Peterson had 210 rushing yards when the Packers played the Vikings at Lambeau Field Dec. 2 is on the mind of every Packers defender. ... "He's a great guy. I've gotten to know him outside of football," said Packers linebacker Clay Matthews. "You'd love to see a guy who has worked so hard and has overcome so much to win that crown -- but ultimately that is against our defense. I don't think any of us want to see that happen. We'll do our best to try and contain him."

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Clay Matthews, Icon Sports Clay Matthews, Icon Sports
December 26, 2012  08:56 AM ET

At Green Bay 4 weeks ago: 210 yards. This ones in the dome. Next.

December 26, 2012  08:59 AM ET

Good luck with that.... they haven't been able to stop anyone all year...

December 26, 2012  09:04 AM ET

....but ....Peterson could run for 200+ yards and 2 TDS....and the Vikings could still lose 28 -14.....

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December 26, 2012  09:10 AM ET
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Good luck with that.... they haven't been able to stop anyone all year...

Really? You must be thinking of the Jets.

December 26, 2012  09:18 AM ET
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At Green Bay 4 weeks ago: 210 yards. This ones in the dome. Next.

It looks like the Vikings won't be in the playoffs.

December 26, 2012  09:22 AM ET
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It looks like the Vikings won't be in the playoffs.

Go Bears!!

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December 26, 2012  09:26 AM ET
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Doesn't matter

sure it does.

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December 26, 2012  09:28 AM ET
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sure it does.

HTTR!!!!




Need Vick to have the game of his life Sunday.

December 26, 2012  09:32 AM ET
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HTTR!!!!Need Vick to have the game of his life Sunday.

Im hoping Vick stinks it up on sunday

December 26, 2012  09:33 AM ET
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Im hoping Vick stinks it up on sunday

BOO!!!!!!

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December 26, 2012  09:34 AM ET
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Im hoping Vick stinks it up on sunday

He's gone either way.



Your boy Foles is the future.

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December 26, 2012  09:47 AM ET
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Good luck with that.... they haven't been able to stop anyone all year...

That's true and I don't think they can stop Peterson either. Better run defenses than theirs have focused on Peterson and couldn't stop him. However, I think they care more about winning than about stopping Peterson. That said, I'd hate to see another 'Favre laying down for Strahan to get the record' type deal.

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