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Mission impossible: Stop Peterson

By JEFF DICKERSON

LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Pick you poison seems to be an appropriate metaphor when discussing this high-powered Vikings offense.

Who do you stop? Brett Favre? Adrian Peterson? Percy Harvin? Sidney Rice? Visanthe Shiancoe? Bernard Berrian?

"You can't give them both (pass and run), you got to take one away," Bears defensive end Alex Brown said. "You can't let Adrian Peterson run the ball, we have to stop him, and then let's see if Favre can beat us. You got to stop the run. That's what we have to do, and see if we can make some plays on Favre when he throws it."

Peterson has 554 rushing yards and eight touchdowns in four career games against the Bears.

Is there a Plan B?