GREEN BAY, WI (WSAU) The Packer defense says it has all the respect in the world for Adrian Peterson. But it doesn’t mean they’ll hand him the N-F-L season rushing record on Sunday, when Green Bay plays at Minnesota in their regular season finale.
Both teams will start practicing for that contest today.
Peterson needs 208 yards to break Eric Dickerson’s season mark of 21-hundred-five. And the Green Bay defenders know how possible that is, after he had 210 yards against the Pack on December second.
It was a year ago when Peterson tore an A-C-L knee ligament, and Packers’ linebacker Clay Matthews says you’d love to see a player who overcame so much go on to break the rushing record. But his team vows not to be the ones to do i
t. The Packers and Vikings both have a lot to play for on Sunday. A Minnesota victory would put the Vikings into the playoffs – while a Packer victory would give Green Bay a first-round bye in the post-season.