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Robison: Defenders put onus on themselves

Brian Robison (Jon Dahlin/Viking Update)

With the Minnesota passing game struggling, the defense is taking the tactic of outplaying the opposition's defense and creating better scoring opportunities for the Vikings.

After dropping consecutive road games to the Bears and Packers last month, Vikings players and coaches understood that, if they wanted to keep their playoff hopes live, they would need a December to remember. While much of the focus of last week's win was on the play of Adrian Peterson, the Vikings defense was strong the entire game – never allowing the Bears offense to build any momentum...

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