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Peterson has run through, around and over any defense put in his path over the two-and-a-half months, so maybe his final two opponents won't have much to say about him getting to 294 yards.
However, Houston and Green Bay likely represent one of the more difficult two-game stretches for Peterson in 2012.
The Texans, allowing just 93.1 rushing yards a game this season, are the fifth-best run defense in football. They haven't allowed a run over 28 yards this season, and only seven times has a running back had a carry that went for over 20 yards.
Houston also has one of the game's best run-stoppers in J.J. Watt.
The Packers, Minnesota's opponent in the season finale, are 14th in the NFL at 114.2 rushing yards a game. Obviously, Peterson already ran for 210 yards and an 82-yard touchdown against this defense. But Green Bay has allowed just eight runs of 20 or more yards (two to Peterson) this season, and only two teams have rushed for over 150 yards in 14 tries.
Peterson can certainly go for 294 yards against these two combined, especially with Green Bay at the back end. But the Texans could put a lot of pressure on Peterson in Week 17 with a strong effort Sunday in Houston.