ST. LOUIS Rams coach Jeff Fisher has painful memories from the last time he attempted a game plan to slow Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson.
I feel the same way now as I did then, Fisher said. I dont forget that week at all. Its not easy.
The NFLs leading rusher comes to town Sunday when the 6-6-1 Rams hope to slow down the explosive Peterson and keep their playoff hopes alive. The Rams must win their final three games and get some help if they want to somehow sneak into the playoffs.
And theyve got no chance if they cant find a way to limit the damage of the Vikings All-Pro running back. Peterson has rushed for 1,600 yards in 13 games more than 23 teams and 334 yards ahead of the next highest individual, Seattles Marshawn Lynch.
Hes rushed for at least 100 yards in seven straight games, a Vikings record, and has averaged 157.3 per game during that span. He had 104 yards in the first quarter alone Sunday against the Chicago Bears, 51 coming on an impressive run on...