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EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Two days ago, Minnesota Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier didn't have much good news to share when it comes to injuries to several key players. Two days later, Frazier approached the podium for his Wednesday press conference with a bit more optimism.
Frazier started his press conference by saying Minnesota should have everyone available for Wednesday's afternoon practice session. For the Vikings, that includes running back Adrian Peterson, receiver Percy Harvin, tight end Kyle Rudolph and safety Harrison Smith.
Peterson is dealing with a shoulder strain. Rudolph and Smith have both passed their concussion testing, but Rudolph is also dealing with a shoulder strain. Frazier said Harvin, who's been out with a badly sprained ankle since Nov. 4, will participate in the individual part of practice to see how much his injured ankle can stand.
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EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier said after Sunday's game that he gave no thought to not starting running back Adrian Peterson, but Frazier was disappointed in the league's leading rusher for showing up late to Soldier Field for Sunday's 28-10 loss against the Bears.
Peterson arrived prior to kickoff for Sunday's game but wasn't on the...
Leslie Frazier was critical of the Vikings’ numerous dropped passes Sunday, saying it would be an emphasis in this week’s preparation for the Green Bay Packers.
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson missed the bus to Soldier Field on Sunday. The star running back was roughly 20 minutes late to the stadium for the Vikings game last weekend against the Bears.
The reason Peterson was late to the stadium was unknown until Thursday when he announced that he overslept and slept through the wakeup call at his hotel.
Peterson called the...
At his press conference, Minnesota coach Leslie Frazier said that running back Adrian Peterson finished Sunday's game with a slight shoulder sprain, but should be ready to play in Week 13.Fantasy Spin:Peterson can't be stopped by a mere shoulder sprain. He's already played through an ankle injury this season after coming back from major knee surgery in December and yet...
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Off of last week's disappointing loss at Chicago, Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier polled his team whether any motivational speeches need to be delivered prior to Sunday's game at Green Bay.
Minnesota still has playoff hopes, and possibilities, but time is running short for the Vikings to make their run. Frazier's players didn't need any...
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson missed the team bus that took the players from Chicago's JW Marriott to Soldier Field for their game against the Bears on Sunday. According to the NFL Network he was 30 minutes late to the stadium.
"Anytime one of your leaders is not where he's supposed to be, it's not good," coach Leslie Frazier said Monday...
The Vikings had a more extensive injury report than usual after their loss at Chicago. Plus, Leslie Frazier addressed Peterson being late for the team bus.
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. The Minnesota Vikings are in the most important stretch of their season and are now dealing with several injuries that could linger into the week.
Minnesota coach Leslie Frazier said Monday that running back Adrian Peterson, who leads the league with 1,236 rushing yards, suffered a shoulder strain in Sunday's game. Meanwhile, tight end Kyle Rudolph and rookie...
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson literally missed the bus Sunday, but coach Leslie Frazier wasn't ready to say the incident contributed to the team missing the bus figuratively on the field in Chicago. Peterson came to Soldier Field via cab prior to the Vikings' 28-10 loss to the Bears, and multiple media outlets reported that he arrived later than the players...
(Eds: Updates. With AP Photos.) By DAVE CAMPBELL AP Pro Football Writer The Minnesota Vikings are in prime position to grab a playoff spot with a strong finish down this closing stretch of daunting games.
In their first test, they dropped the ball.
The Vikings (6-5) emerged from an ugly 28-10 loss at Chicago still tied with Seattle and Tampa Bay for the second NFC wild...