In order for the Minnesota Vikings to win their second road game of the season, it's going to take one of their best games of the season. Both the Vikings and the St. Louis Rams are holding on to slim hopes of making the playoffs—a ridiculous proposition when you consider last season these two teams were battling with the Colts for the top pick in the draft.
With the loss of Percy Harvin, the Vikings' anemic offense now rotates around Adrian Peterson, who is only 160 yards from matching his best single-season rushing total in his career. Leading the NFL with 1,600 yards, the Vikings' key to winning this game starts and ends with him.
Here are the keys for the Vikings to defeat the Rams on Sunday.