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Chiefs bottle up Peterson, as Vikings struggle with run blocking


MINNEAPOLIS — The good news for fans of the Vikings is that the team has proven it can win an ugly game without much of a boost from its superstar. That bad news is that despite Minnesota’s 16-10 win Sunday against Kansas City, the Chiefs bottled up Adrian Peterson for 60 yards on 26 carries, a meager 2.3-yard average.

Kansas City, which has been in the middle of the pack in the NFL at stopping the run this year, played without nose tackle Dontari Poe, but still held Peterson in check all game. Poor run blocking was part of the problem Sunday, and Minnesota will have some…

Source:: 1500 ESPN Sportswire

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