Leslie Frazier seems like a perfectly nice guy. He is in his second season as the head coach of the Minnesota Vikings and, after a very surprisingly successful start to the 2012 NFL season, it is now looking as if Frazier is afraid of success. He is either afraid of success for both the Vikings as well as Adrian Peterson, or he just has no idea as to how momentum and football both go together.
Never was that more evident than in yesterday’s 30-20 loss to the Seattle Seahawks.
In the first half, Peterson was running as well as he has in quite some time. It should come as no surprise, as he is one of the most gifted running backs to play the game in quite some time. Sure, he tore up multiple ligaments in his knee last year, only to return quicker and faster and stronger than most would have believed, but Peterson is a freak of nature.
And I mean that in the most complimentary of ways. I don’t know many people who could do what Peterson has done in such a short recovery time. This man ...