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The Minnesota Vikings and Seattle Seahawks didn't end the first half of the season how they wanted. Both are hoping the second half starts on a positive note Sunday.The Vikings will try to rebound from their most lopsided loss of the year and hand a third consecutive defeat to the Seahawks, who seek their best start at home since 2005.This game features the NFL's top rushers, with Minnesota's Adrian Peterson (775 yards) having a slight lead on Seattle's Marshawn Lynch (757). Both are coming off a second straight 100-yard game but had season lows in carries - 12 for Lynch and 15 for Peterson - and their teams both lost.The Vikings (5-3) have yet to drop back-to-back games and enter this matchup after nine days off. They got no closer than 13 points in the second half of their last game, falling 36-17 to Tampa Bay on Oct. 25 for their first home loss.Minnesota plays five of its final eight games on the road, with two apiece against Chicago and Green Bay as well a match...
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EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Adrian Peterson sat out Friday's practice with continued soreness in his left ankle, but Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier said he expects his star running back to play in Sunday's game at Seattle.Peterson, who leads the league in rushing with 775 yards, rested for precautionary reasons and spent Friday rehabbing and treating the ankle, which he...
Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch set the standard for what is known as "beast mode".What it means is that a runner is running with such ferocity and power, that the very Earth trembles beneath it every time they carry the ball.I chose those words on purpose, because for me the first time I saw Lynch go "beast mode" was in a Wild Card playoff game following...
Vikings running back Adrian Peterson didn't practice much this week, but he's a full go against a tough Seattle defense.Fantasy Spin:Peterson didn't let major knee surgery get in the way of his season so an ankle sprain wasn't going to stop him. Peterson is averaging 109 ypg rushing over his last five contests.
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is listed as probable to play at Seattle, despite his absence from the final full practice of the week.
The Vikings wanted to give the sprained left ankle that has bothered Peterson for the last month some extra rest, so he worked in the pool and received treatment instead of taking the field Friday. But coach Leslie Frazier said the...
Leslie Frazier seems like a perfectly nice guy. He is in his second season as the head coach of the Minnesota Vikings and, after a very surprisingly successful start to the 2012 NFL season, it is now looking as if Frazier is afraid of success. He is either afraid of success for both the Vikings as well as Adrian Peterson, or he just has no idea as to how momentum and football both...
The Seahawks and the Vikings both rely on two of the best running backs. When Adrian Peterson and Marshawn Lynch are workhorses, team success follows. The numbers show it.
The Vikings didn’t have much go right for them Sunday in Seattle, but Adrian Peterson accounted for the Vikings’ top five gains when the deep passing game once again struggled. Stats and reaction on both those fronts, as well as Percy Harvin’s frustration, A.J. Jefferson starting, and Allen Reisner being the most productive tight end against Seattle.
SEATTLE -- The feet of Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson and running back Marshawn Lynch were enough to outcome those of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson. Wilson's scrambling and Lynch's rumbling helped Seattle take a 30-20 win over the Vikings on a clear and unseasonably warm afternoon Sunday at CenturyLink Field. Wilson completed 16 of 24 passes...
Stopping Peterson & Harvin Likely Key
After what was probably the worst defensive outing of the season for the Seattle Seahawks, the team will hope to rebound this Sunday when the Minnesota Vikings roll into town.
The job doesn’t get any easier for the Seahawks defense, as they will have to shut down a pair of Pro Bowlers in Adrian Peterson and Percy Harvin if they want...
SEATTLE -- The feet of Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson and running back Marshawn Lynch were enough to overcome those of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson. Wilson's scrambling and Lynch's rumbling helped Seattle take a 30-20 win over the Vikings on a clear and unseasonably warm afternoon Sunday at CenturyLink Field. The Seahawks (5-4) snapped a...
There is no other way to lead a recap of Sunday’s games than with a discussion of Doug Martin’s effort. I spent the week talking about how the loss of the best guard in football may have an impact on this line (lets give Tampa’s o-line some credit, too) and the run game. Martin and his teammates proved me wrong on game day. Oakland fought valiantly to stay in this game, but...
Philly Sports World Fantasy Week 9
Just when you believe someone’s dead in the water they play a strong game, Detroit winning over Seattle drops my record to 5-3. This weeks PSW game, Miami and the Colts two drastically improved teams from last year. You have to love defense and the Dolphins are allowing 18 points per game, ranking them fifth in the NFL.Dolphins 19-Colts 13