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Vikings running back Matt Asiata came into Sunday's game with three carries all season, but with Adrian Peterson and Toby Gerhart out he touched the ball 33 times and came away with three touchdowns.Fantasy Spin:Asiata only had 51 yards despite getting 30 carries against the Eagles, but as we know all it takes is a touchdown or two to bring home a big fantasy score.
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If there were any thoughts of Adrian Peterson being traded from Minnesota, they can’t be put to rest. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, the Vikings have no plans to trade AP, and they would like his stardom to bring the excitement to their fans when they open their new stadium. More on #Vikings: […]
Seldom used running back Matt Asiata will make the start in Week 15 for the Minnesota Vikings.Fantasy Spin:Both Adrian Peterson and Tobt Gerhart are inactive. Despite the obvious heavy workload he'll get, we're not sure that you want to start Asiata against an improving Eagles defense.
MINNEAPOLIS -- Since signing with the Minnesota Vikings in October, Shaun Prater was champing at the bit. He waited for his time to make an impact and had one game in mind - Sunday against the Philadelphia Eagles.
It was Philadelphia who had released Prater allowing Minnesota to sign the cornerback drafted in the fifth round by the Cincinnati Bengals last year. It was the Vikings...
Adrian Peterson will not play tomorrow. The Philadelphia eagles should be able to whoop up on Matt Cassell and company without their star running back. @seankjensen: #Vikings players informed tonight that RB Adrian Peterson will not play against the #Eagles.
Matt Cassel passed for 382 yards and two touchdowns and ran for another score to lead the injury-depleted Vikings to a 48-30 victory over Philadelphia on Sunday, snapping the Eagles' five-game winning streak.
With Adrian Peterson and Toby Gerhart out, Matt Asiata rushed for the first three touchdowns of his career and Greg Jennings caught a career-high 11 passes for 163 yards...
According to Sean Jensen, Vikings running back Adrian Peterson will not play on Sunday.
#Vikings players informed tonight that RB Adrian Peterson will not play against the #Eagles.
— Sean Jensen (@seankjensen) December 15, 2013
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Apologies for not bringing this to the forefront earlier, but I wasn't able to get fully caught up on my Vikings links until I got to work today, waaaaaaa waaaaaaaa.
Maybe most of you have already seen this, but ESPN Vikings blogger (and former Vikes beat writer for the Pioneer Press) Ben Goessling has told us...well, Goessling is re-reporting an NFL Network report...that Vikings...
Vikings players were informed Saturday night that running back Adrian Peterson wouldn't play against the Eagles Sunday, according to Sean Jensen of K-TWIN. That means there will be no matchup of the league's best running backs when the Vikings meet the Eagles and LeSean McCoy.
Peterson's backup, Toby Gerhart, who was listed as questionable this week, is also expected...
Matt Cassel will start for Minnesota Sunday against Cincinnati next weekend, according to a report from Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer PressFantasy Spin:That shouldn't come as a shock to anyone after he engineered an upset of Philadelphia, throwing for 382 yards and two scores and running for a third. The news should also make Greg Jennings owners happy as he has posted...
The Minnesota Vikings hadn't made a decision on Adrian Peterson or Toby Gerhart's status as of Saturday afternoon, according to a source with knowledge of the situation, and it's possible the team will work out one or both injured running backs before Sunday's game against the Philadelphia Eagles. But of the several roster moves the Vikings made on Saturday afternoon...
The Vikings activated Harrison Smith from IR/designated for return, placed CB Josh Robinson on season-ending injured reserve, waived an offensive tackle and promoted two practice squad players on a busy Saturday.
Before the Minnesota Vikings and Philadelphia Eagles play on Sunday afternoon at 1:00 pm, the Vikings will be without two of their running backs.
According to K-TWIN Vikings Analyst Sean Jensen, Vikings players were informed that RB Adrian Peterson will not play against the Eagles.
#Vikings players informed tonight that RB Adrian Peterson will not play against the ...
Minnesota Vikings running backs Adrian Peterson and Toby Gerhart are not expected to play in Sunday's game against the Philadelphia Eagles due to injury, NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported Sunday per a source.
According to Rapoport, Peterson may still push to play and possibly could even work out on the field before the game. However, team sources said late Saturday that...
So often NFL analysts will talk about trap games, and so often coaches and players will dismiss a game being one because they take every team serious and play one game at a time. T
he players toe the company line and the coaches may honestly believe there is no such thing.
If any game this season would fall under this “trap game” category it would have been the Philadelphia...
Vikings players got the news last night--- Adrian Peterson and Toby Gerhart will not play. But losing their two best running backs for this one only makes the Vikings offense that much more of a mystery to solve for the Eagles today.
Week 15 NFC matchup:
1 p.m. Sunday (EST), Minneapolis, Minnesota
Mall America Field (HHH Metrodome), turf, dome
Philadelphia Eagles (8-5)...