Originally posted on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 12/19/12

MINNEAPOLIS - DECEMBER 28: Brian Robison #96 of the Minnesota Vikings rushes the passer during an NFL game against the New York Giants at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome, on December 28, 2008 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Tom Dahlin/Getty Images)
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. With a pivotal final two games coming against teams that have already clinched playoff spots, the Minnesota Vikings got back to practice Wednesday without three key players, though only starting defensive end Brian Robison's status for Sunday is in doubt. Running back Adrian Peterson, who leads the league with 1,812 yards rushing and is vying for Eric Dickerson's single-season record of 2,105, sat out Wednesday's practice with what's listed as abdominal and groin injuries. But Peterson, coming back from major knee surgery, was likely getting rest at the end of a season in which he's received more of a workload than many expected. "We may or may not have Adrian do anything today," Minnesota coach Leslie Frazier said earlier Wednesday before Peterson was held out. Rookie left tackle Matt Kalil missed practice because of an illness. Robison, who has 7.5 sacks as the starting left end, is dealing with an AC sprain in his right shoulder, and Frazier said the sprai...
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