Originally posted on Mighty Quinn Media Machine  |  Last updated 12/26/11
The first two plays of the second half of last Saturday's Vikings road finale in Washington brought disaster to the team in this train wreck of a season.Adrian Peterson took a shot to the knee after a three-yard gain, and left the game with what he later said was a serious injury. It was later revealed that AP suffered a torn ACL and MCL, and may very well miss the start of the 2012 season.The Vikings will talk more about Peterson's injury in a press conference later today. Injuries of this nature normally take up to nine months to recover.And on the very next play, Christian Ponder was knocked out of the game with a concussion after he was sacked. He did not return, and his status for the finale next Sunday against Chicago remains uncertain.With these two disasters happening around them, the Vikings showed lots of character, as they went out there and beat Washington, 33-26. The two injured players' replacements, Joe Webb and Toby Gerhart, provided a needed spark. Webb ran for one ...
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