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Adrian Peterson only got ten carries against the Saints on Sunday. In one sense, that’s a surprising number because he’s Minnesota’s best player. Then again, the Vikings fell far behind in the second quarter and had to play catch up. Peterson didn’t know what to say after. “I don’t know how to explain [getting] 10…
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Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is listed as probable for Sunday’s game against the New Orleans Saints.
Peterson was limited in practice earlier in the week but head coach Leslie Frazier says Peterson looked better during drills after missing the past three games with a high ankle sprain.
Peterson has rushed for 875 yards and 12 touchdowns this season.
For the second week in a row, an opposing player has publicly called out the Saints for their … ahem … physical style of play.
Per the Associated Press, Vikings runningback Adrian Peterson feels the Saints were purposely attempting to re-injure his left ankle, which caused him to miss the last three games, during Minnesota’s 42-20 loss on Sunday.
Even though Peterson anticipated...
The recent history between the Minnesota Vikings and New Orleans Saints has forever changed the two franchises since they met in the NFC Championship game on Jan. 24, 2010.
New Orleans' 31-28 overtime victory propelled them to a win in the Super Bowl. The two teams met again in the season opener of the 2010 season with the Saints winning 14-9, the first loss in a season that...
Adrian Peterson says he can accept the fact that when you’re an NFL running back and your name is listed on the injury report, teams are going to take shots at your injury. But even accepting that, Peterson thinks the Saints went too far on Sunday. After the Vikings’ loss to New Orleans, Peterson said…
Minnesota Vikings stud running back Adrian Peterson claims that the New Orleans Saints were purposely targeting his injured left ankle during Sunday's game.
In fact, Peterson pointed the finger at Jabari Greer, noting that the Saints cornerback twisted his ankle at the bottom of a pile in the 42-20 loss.
"I came into the game kind of expecting that coming back from a high...
Adrian Peterson wasn’t happy with getting only 10 carries and he wasn’t happy with the effort in the Vikings’ 42-20 loss. He also left feeling that the Saints were doing some extra work on his ankle.
The Vikings will have their best player back in the lineup on Sunday. The question is how many carries Adrian Peterson will get. Peterson is listed as probable and will start, but coach Leslie Frazier doesn’t want to overwork Peterson. “Well, he’s missed some time, so we’ll have to kind of work him in there,”…
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson says he thinks
the New Orleans Saints were purposely trying to injure his sprained
left ankle in their game on Sunday.
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson says he thinks the New Orleans Saints were purposely trying to injure his sprained left ankle in their game on Sunday.
Adrian Peterson is active for the Minnesota Vikings in their game against the New Orleans Saints, who are missing running back Mark Ingram for the second straight week with turf toe. Peterson returns to the lineup after missing three straight games with a sprained left ankle. He was listed as probable on Friday, as was rookie quarterback Christian Ponder, who is starting after being...
Adrian Peterson is active for the Minnesota Vikings in their game against the New Orleans Saints, who are missing running back Mark Ingram for the second straight week with turf toe.
Adrian Peterson will return as Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints defense comes to town to challenge the 2-11 Vikings.