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Packers hoping to disarm Peterson

Adrian Peterson (Harry How/Getty)

Arm tackles have been the undoing of the Packers' run defense, and they know they can't lose their defensive discipline if they want to limit Adrian Peterson and the Vikings' run defense. See what the Packers' players had to say about their own issues and the Vikings' running back.

As the rushing yards keep piling up by their opponents, so does the frequency of arm tackling by the Packers defenders. Green Bay's inability to stop the run for most of the season so far is partly attributable to linemen, linebackers and safeties failing to stand their ground and stay in their gaps. "You know what, a lot of arm tackling is because we're out of gaps, we're not where we're... Recommended Stories