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Vikings staying ‘stubborn’ with run game more famine than feast

By akrammer@1500espn.com

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — It’s a common sight for Teddy Bridgewater since he’s had Adrian Peterson in the backfield: asafety, like Detroit Lions’ James Ihedigbo, creeping up to the line of scrimmage on a series-opening first down, peering at No. 28.

Since Peterson has returned to the Vikings, opponents have treated the offense like it was any other Brett Favre-less group with which he’s played. Defenses are eager to put eight defenders near the line, and ‘run blitz, run blitz, run blitz,’ as coach Mike Zimmer said last week, toward the goal of taking away the Vikings’ biggest…

Source:: 1500 ESPN Sportswire

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