Adrian Peterson

Vikings Upset 49ers 24-13
The Vikings improved to 2-1 Sunday with a stunning 24-13 win at home against the previously San Francisco 49ers. Minnesota jumped out to a 17-3 haltime lead and never trailed. Christian Ponder threw for 198 yards and 2 touchdowns and had a 23-yard touchdown run for the Vikings. Adrian Peterson ra…
Vikings’ Peterson Sore But Ready For Week 2
Vikings running back Adrian Peterson admitted his reconstructed left knee was sore and somewhat painful days after the game Sunday but he has practiced in full the last 2 days and expects to play Sunday at Indianapolis. Peterson declared himself 95 percent healthy and expects to be back to 100 perc…
Vike’s Peterson Practices In Full
Viking running back Adrian Peterson was a full participant in practice Wednesday. Peterson has not experienced pain or soreness to his reconstructed left knee. He had 17 carries for 84 yards and 2 touchdowns for the Vikings in their 26-23 overtime win over Jacksonville on Sunday. Peterson is expe…
Vikings, Peterson Edge Jaguars 26-23 In Overtime
The Vikings nearly gave away a game that appeared to be theirs with just seconds left when Blaine Gabbert threw a 39-yard touchdown pass to Cecil Shorts with :20 left. Viking quarterback Christian Ponder completed a pair of passes setting up kicker Blair Walsh for a 55-yard field goal. Walsh made …
Vike’s Peterson Closer to Playing
Viking running back Adrian Peterson appears closer to being able to play Sunday when the Vikings host Jacksonville in their season opener. Peterson has been listed as limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday but declared himself ready to play. Offensive Coordinator Bill Musgrave says they are tr…
Vikings’ Peterson Has No Practice Restrictions
Viking running back Adrian Peterson had all contact restrictions eliminated Wednesday and will no longer be protected in practice. Peterson is recovering from a torn ACL and MCL in his left knee and was listed as limited in practice Wednesday. Peterson's status Sunday is still undetermined.
Vikings Undecided On Peterson’s Status
Viking running back Adrian Peterson could return to the field Sunday against Jacksonville but no decision has been made yet. Viking head coach Leslie Frazier says if Peterson does play it will be with limited exposure. Frazier says a decision on Peterson could go all the way up to game-time. Pete…
Vikings’ Peterson Faces Contact In Practice
Viking running back Adrian Peterson was allowed to have upper-body contact in practice in full pads Monday. It was the first contact Peterson was allowed to have since tearing his ACL and MCL in his left knee in December. The Vikings didn't allow for Peterson to be tackled to the ground but t…
Peterson Is OK With Missing Preseason Games
Viking running back Adrian Peterson talked about missing the remaining 2 preseason games at practice Tuesday. He says he understands the reasons for it and knows he needs to be patient with his recovery. Viking head coach Leslie Frazier officially announced the decision Tuesday that Peterson will …
Vikings’ Peterson Won’t Play Final 2 Preseason Games
The Vikings will play their final 2 preseason games without running back Adrian Peterson according to multiple reports. Peterson is practicing with the team and was taken off the physically unable to perform list August 12. He is recovering from a torn ACL and MCL in his left knee. Peterson could…

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