Found October 05, 2012 on Gridiron Grit:
Follow @Dan Vasta Bob Levey – Getty Images Everybody will not exactly be jumping in front of the flat screen for this game thanks to Jake Locker (shoulder) likely not playing and after two pick sixes by Matt Hasselbeck, we should bank on a defensive slugfest. The only issue with that is the Titans have the defense to get gashed for 200 yards on the ground (hello Adrian Peterson) as well as through the air (Christian Ponder). Chad Greenway is the key to this game on the defensive side of the ball since the star Vikings performer should be able to slow down Titans running back Chris Johnson. With Locker out, there will not only be more of an onus put on CJ2K but he will also get a ton of more opportunities as well. Kenny Britt, Nate Washington, Kendall Wright and Jared Cook have been mediocre at stretching the field, and it is imperative they do something for a struggling offense. While the Vikings has not been unstoppable, we have seen one of the better defenses in the NFC (after Nin...
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