GREEN BAY, Wis. -- There wasn't much that the Packers were able to do in the regular season to stop Adrian Peterson. The Minnesota Vikings' star running back totaled 409 yards in two games, making Green Bay's defense look helpless on many of his breakout runs.
Instead of enjoying a restful bye week and watching as four playoff teams get eliminated on wild-card weekend, the Packers -- after losing to the Vikings in Week 17 -- now have to face Peterson again.
Despite Peterson's success against Green Bay, there is plenty of confidence in the Packers' locker room that they can shut him down this time.
"We feel that we can stop him," cornerback Tramon Williams said. "Obviously, it's a tough task, a tough task ahead. It has to be different. That's why we think it's going to be different; because it has to be different. We have to come out and win this game and stop him. We're going to focus on that."
Peterson had a career-high 34 rushing attempts in Sunday's win over Green Bay, a victory ...