Found December 24, 2011 on Washington Times:
ANALYSIS/OPINION This time, there was nowhere for the Washington Redskins to hide. Injuries? Heck, the Minnesota Vikings lost their All-Pro running back (Adrian Peterson) and starting quarterback (rookie Christian Ponder) on the first two snaps of the second half. Nothing to play for? Who has less to play for than ...

Peterson expected back for 2012 season

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. The Minnesota Vikings are planning for the absence of star running back Adrian Peterson for one game. Peterson tore the ACL and MCL in his left knee during Saturday's 33-26 win at Washington and will undergo surgery in the next seven to 10 days. However, the Vikings expect Peterson to be back for the first game of the 2012 season, outlining an eight- to...

Peterson Tears ACL and MCL in Week 16

Minnesota Vikings Running Back Adrian Peterson tore his ACL and MCL in the 3rd Quarter of the team's Week 16 win over the Redskins. Peterson will reportedly postpone his ACL reconstruction surgery until after his MCL heals, which will prolong the recovery process. Because Peterson suffered the injury so late in the year, his status for the start of the 2012 season is in jeopardy...

Peterson is the Next to Yell "Dirty Play"

Adrian Peterson accused the New Orleans Saints of “dirty play”.  Peterson said the Saints were purposely trying to injurs his sprained left ankle in their game last Sunday.  Peterson finally made his return after having the previous three weeks off due to this sprain.  He went 10 carries for 60 yards.  Peterson said he expected the defense to target his ankle while trying...

Vikings' Peterson, Ponder hurt against Redskins

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) -- Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson injured his left knee, and Christian Ponder suffered a concussion on consecutive plays Saturday against the Washington Redskins.

Vikings lose Adrian Peterson, again

Vikings running back Adrian Peterson worked his way through an ankle injury to return to action last week.  The ankle had since progressed to the point at which Peterson wasn’t even on the injury report for Week 16. He’ll most likely be on the injury report for Week 17. Peterson has left his team’s game…

Vikes eye Peterson return for early next season

The Minnesota Vikings are optimistic running back Adrian Peterson will be ready to play early in the 2012 season despite a torn ACL and MCL in his left knee.

Peterson expected back for start of 2012

EDEN PRAIRIE, MINN. (AP) - The Minnesota Vikings expect star running back Adrian Peterson to be recovered from left knee surgery for two torn ligaments in time to start the 2012 season.Peterson tore his ACL and MCL when he was hit in the side of the knee by Washington Redskins ...

Hey Look, Isn’t That Stevie Wonder Driving Adrian Peterson Off the Field?

Vikes RB Adrian Peterson suffered a devastating knee injury early in the third quarter against the Washington Redskins.  I’m no doctor of kneeology, but I’m pretty sure Peterson suffered a couple of torn ligaments in his hinge, which is pretty bad when you make a living with your legs.  As if that wasn’t bad enough, it looks as though the cart he was driven off the field...

Redskins-Vikings open thread

At 2-12, the Minnesota Vikings would seem to present less of a challenge than the New York Giants, whom the Redskins dominated last week. But Washington must stop Adrian Peterson and Percy Harvin. And can the Redskins go an entire game without a turnover? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below. Read full article >>
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