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Texans approach the running game differently

Arian Foster (Al Bello/Getty)

The Texans have been successful running the ball, but their approach with Arian Foster and their style of running and blocking is different from the way the Vikings approach it. Several Vikings defenders explain what they see on film and the keys to defending it.

Adrian Peterson has been front and center of just about all NFL discussion in the past few weeks and rightfully so. The season that he has put in has been nothing short of epic. Within striking distance of the all-time single-season rushing record, he has more than a 400-yard lead over any other running back in the league. His workload has been immense. He has 289 carries – 21 a game on... Recommended Stories

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