Posted: Friday November 23, 2012 4:01 PM

Vikings hope Peterson can carry victory vs. Bears

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AP Pro Football Writer

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) - The last time the Minnesota Vikings won a game at Chicago, some rookie rushed for 224 yards.

His name was Adrian Peterson, and he'd love to do that against the Bears again.

Peterson said Friday he doesn't remember many details from that breakout performance in 2007, except for his pants nearly coming down during a kickoff return and, of course, the fact that the Vikings were victorious. He's more focused on the present and the turnover-forcing terror the Bears' defense has become.

The Vikings have a tough task with consecutive road games against Chicago and Green Bay, the NFC North co-leaders. But the schedule as such also gives them the immediate opportunity to win the next two weeks and take control of this difficult division.

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