Originally posted on Midwest Sports Fans  |  Last updated 10/25/12
The Vikings come in tied for the most wins in the NFC North, but they trail the Bears by one in the loss column. The Bucs have a different and are less advantageous current situation, as they are 2-4 and are the second-worst team in the NFC by way of record and tiebreakers. Adrian Peterson has returned from injury better than anyone could have expected, and he has the Vikings unexpectedly sitting near the top of the NFC standings. Minnesota Vikings Minnesota comes in with a 4-0 record at home, while Tampa is 0-2 on the road. The Vikings already have their fifth home game of the year in Week 8, so they will face a tough road schedule following this game. The Vikings have won four of their last five, which includes last week’s 21-14 win over the Cardinals. Adrian Peterson has bounced back from his injury to have the third most rushing yards in the league with 652, which is only seven yards behind Arian Foster. Christian Ponder has had a very successful sophomore season to date, and he has
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