Vikings, Jaguars defenders both preparing for robust running games

It could be a battle of the NFL's best running backs Sunday as Jacksonville's Maurice Jones-Drew squares off against Minnesota's Adrian Peterson. While coaches say each man will see limited action, the respective defenses aren't totally buying it.
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