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Roadblock: Raji primed to stop Peterson's playoff run

9:49 PM, Jan. 4, 2013
Green Bay Packers defensive tackle B.J. Raji (90) tries to bring down Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson (28) in the fourth quarter of last Sunday's game at the Metrodome in Minneapolis. Evan Siegle/Press-Gazette Media
Green Bay Packers defensive tackle B.J. Raji (90) tries to bring down Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson (28) in the fourth quarter of last Sunday's game at the Metrodome in Minneapolis. Evan Siegle/Press-Gazette Media
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To consider that B.J. Raji had one of his best games of the season last Sunday and was one of the best players on the field at the Metrodome seems preposterous.

How could he have, considering one of his jobs - perhaps his most important job - as the Green Bay Packers' starting nose tackle is to negate the opponent's running game? And what the Packers' defense did against Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was the opposite of negate. It enabled.

Peterson's numbers have been burned into everyone's brain. ...

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