EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Take your pick. 54 to 13, or 30 to one.
Those were the ratios Monday night for Minnesota Vikings quarterback Josh Freeman and running back Adrian Peterson. For the game, Freeman had 53 pass attempts and was sacked once. Peterson, the reigning MVP had 13 carries for 28 yards.
In the fourth quarter, Freeman threw a staggering 30 passes with 19 incompletions. Peterson had one carry in the fourth quarter, his lone attempt coming with 10 minutes, 22 seconds in a game in which Minnesota never trailed by more than two possessions.
Peterson had 23 carries total the past two games and he wants to see the Vikings get back to their run-first ways.
"Any time you have two games with 13 carries or less, you definitely want more touches to get in the flow of things," Peterson said when asked if he wanted more carries. "(Carolina, a 35-10 loss), the game got out of whack so we had to get away from the run game. But one thing that we're going to do and get back to focusing...