EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier said after Sunday's game that he gave no thought to not starting running back Adrian Peterson, but Frazier was disappointed in the league's leading rusher for showing up late to Soldier Field for Sunday's 28-10 loss against the Bears.
Peterson arrived prior to kickoff for Sunday's game but wasn't on the team buses from the hotel. Peterson reportedly took a cab about two hours before the noon CT start and was late for the two-hour advance arrival time set down by Frazier.
"Well, any time one of your leaders is not where he's supposed to be, it's not good," Frazier said Monday. "I mean, I talk to our team all the time about being where you're supposed to be and being where you're supposed to be on time. So, it's a big deal."
Frazier said he had spoken with Peterson and declined to get into the specifics of the situation. Peterson still got the start and finished with...