Originally posted on Gridiron Grit  |  Last updated 1/4/13

NEW ORLEANS - JANUARY 24: Adrian Peterson #28 of the Minnesota Vikings runs for a 19-yard touchdown in the first quarter against the New Orleans Saints during the NFC Championship Game at the Louisana Superdome on January 24, 2010 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
Packers vs. Vikings: Keys to a Green Bay Victory   Rubber games come and go between two teams like the Packers and Vikings quite often, but none may play such a huge part in the history books as this Sunday’s Wildcard match up at Lambeau Field. If all of this sounds vaguely familiar, you’re not alone. We went through this same scenario a week ago. Only to see the Vikings rally at home and snap the Packers back to reality with an early start to their playoff campaign – rather than a cruisy week off in the lead up to the Divisional round. Last Sunday’s game in Minnesota has a lot to answer for, especially for Packers coach Mike McCarthy. Several keys to this Sunday’s game lie in last week’s messy footage, and again, the same old problems pop up.   Tackling Adrian Peterson The general consensus around the league is that the Vikings offense is nothing without Adrian Peterson. Be that as it may, the Packers failed to learn from Week 13’s sloppy tackling effort, again allowing Peterson to...
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