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Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson says he missed the team bus to Soldier Field on Sunday because he overslept.
Peterson was about 20 minutes late to the stadium for the game against the Chicago Bears, then side-stepped questions after the game about the reason for it. Coach Leslie Frazier said it was ''a big deal'' that one of his team leaders was tardy, but also declined to cite a reason for it.
On Thursday, Peterson said he overslept and slept through the wakeup call at his hotel. The Vikings lost to the Bears, 28-10.
Peterson called the situation ''unfortunate.'' He says he discussed it with Frazier and he's moving forward to focus on this week's game against Green Bay.
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EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Adrian Peterson said he didnt lose no sleep and wasnt surprised resisting arrest charges were dropped in his hometown of Houston last week.
Talking at Winter Park for the first time since testifying in front of a grand jury, Peterson said Friday he is looking forward to continuing his MVP-type season when the Minnesota Vikings return to action in Chicago this...
Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Percy Harvin didn’t practice
yesterday and isn’t expected to suit up this weekend against the Chicago Bears,
according to Jason La Canfora of CBSSports.com, while the team is expecting to
have running back Adrian Peterson (ankle), defensive lineman Jared Allen
(shoulder) and wide receiver Michael Jenkins (foot).
According to CBS Sports...
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson missed the team bus to Chicago's Soldier Field Sunday morning, but reportedly hailed a taxi cab in front of the team hotel and made it to the game on time. After missing the team bus, Peterson managed to get a cab just after 10 a.m. CT, according to the St. Paul Pioneer Press. The NFL Network reported that Peterson arrived at Soldier...
The Minnesota Vikings have declared wide receiver Percy Harvin out of Sunday's game at Chicago because of his sprained left ankle.
Harvin was listed doubtful on Friday after missing another week of practice, and the team downgraded him to out on the injury report Saturday while deciding not to take him on the trip so he can continue to rest. Harvin was hurt Nov. 4 at Seattle...
Minnesota Vikings WR Percy Harvin has dealt with a variety of injuries in his career and it now appears the Vikings will be without the speedy receiver again this week. Harvin has been dealing with a sprained left ankle and is officially listed as doubtful on the team’s injury report. Minnesota is coming off their bye week and the additional week off was thought to have helped...
Vikings receiver Percy Harvin will not play Sunday against the Bears. SOURCE: Jason La Canfora, CBSSports.comFantasy Spin:Harvin missed Week 10 and still wasn't able to get healthy during the Vikings' bye week. He still hasn't practiced and now you have to wonder if he'll even be able to return for Week 13 at Green Bay.
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In an effort to stop a two-game slide, the Bears will host the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday afternoon. We go over everything Chicago must do on both sides of the ball to pick up the win.
The Vikings will have to take advantage of the weak offensive tackles trotted out by the Bears. The sacks surrendered by each of the tackles and the replacement moves on the offensive line tell the story, putting Jared Allen and Brian Robison in the spotlight for big games.
Vikings receiver Percy Harvin didn’t travel with the team to Chicago because of his sprained left ankle. Meanwhile, Bears QB Jay Cutler has been cleared to play following a concussion that caused him to missed Monday night’s game against San Francisco.