Adrian Peterson will need the ball in heavy doses in order for the Vikes to have a shot.
This week features head to head matchups that will have a direct impact on the playoff picture. The Vikings meet the Packers in a battle for second place in the NFC North. The Ravens meet the hated Steelers with the intention of closing the door on their playoff hopes. In the NFC East, the Giants are looking to douse the playoff hopes of the Redskins.