Vikings Rout Rams; Peterson Runs for 212 yards
The Vikings routed the Rams in St. Louis 36-22 Sunday. Adrian Peterson ran for 212 yards including an 82-yard touchdown. Peterson is now 294 yards away from Eric Dickerson's single season rushing record. Everson Griffin had a 29-yard interception return touchdown in the first half for the Vikings.
Christian Ponder was 17-24 passing for 131 yards and no touchdowns with no interceptions but a rushing touchdown. Jerome Simpson led the Vikings with 4 catches for 27 yards. Blair Walsh was 5-5 on field goals including 3 field goals of 50 yards or more.
The Vikings are 8-6 and currently sitting in the 2nd wildcard spot in the NFC. If the season ended today the Vikings would be in the playoffs. The Vikings will play at Houston Sunday at noon, pregame on WJON at 11am. Hear more about the Vikings during the Leslie Frazier Press Conference Monday at 12:35pm on AM 1390-the Fan.