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Defense Must Bounce Back Mentally, Physically

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Never mind Adrian Peterson -- if it's possible to ignore the running back's 199-yard performance. The Packers, who entered the game ranked seventh in scoring, had no answers on third down, no answers for Christian Ponder, no answers in clutch situations and no answers for their own miscues.

MINNEAPOLIS – The Green Bay Packers must turn the page – quickly – if they're going to emerge victorious from a winner-takes-all rematch against the Minnesota Vikings on Saturday night. The healing had started in the locker room following an emotional 37-34 loss at the Metrodome. Yes, there were long faces. Words were uttered in hushed tones. A first-round playoff bye and the momentum a four-game... Recommended Stories