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After an early-season skid the Green Bay Packers have righted the ship, winning three in a row.
The Vikings, on the other hand, ran the ship right into the rocks in a terrible Monday night loss to the winless New York Giants.
The two NFC North rivals meet in this week's Sunday night affair. When they last met, the Packers defeated the Vikings in the Wild Card Round of last year's playoffs.
Since then, much has changed.
The Vikings have changed quarterbacks twice. Wide receiver Greg Jennings has switched teams, joining the Vikings in free agency.
However, one thing hasn't changed. The road to beating the Vikings begins and ends with stopping running back Adrian Peterson.
This week that task will fall to a Green Bay linebacker group that has been decimated by injuries.
Of Green Bay's starters in Week 1, only A.J. Hawk remains on the field.
Hawk hasn't fared especially well, either this year against the run or against Peterson in the past.
The eighth-year veteran ranks 34th among inside linebackers in run defense, according to Pro Football Focus (subscription required), and the last time these teams met in Minnesota, Peterson gained 199 yards on the ground.