Found October 12, 2012 on
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Robert Griffin III
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Set to face the Washington Redskins' 26th-ranked defense, the Minnesota Vikings appear as if they will have several of their top offensive playmakers ready for Sunday's road game after Adrian Peterson, Percy Harvin and Jerome Simpson were limited in practice this week.
Peterson (ankle) and Harvin (hamstring) were full participants in Friday's practice and are listed as probable on the team's injury report. Simpson, still dealing with a back problem that causes leg weakness, was limited on Friday and is listed as questionable.
Coach Leslie Frazier said he expects Peterson, the team's leading rusher, and Harvin, the leading receiver, to be ready for Sunday's game at Washington. Frazier said Simpson is improving after waking up with weakness and numbness in his leg Sunday.
"He's better; not quite there, but he's better," Frazier said. "It's just maybe a little bit more we need to see come, and that may come over...
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EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Adrian Peterson will walk back into FedEx Field in Washington on Sunday, less than 10 months after the major knee surgery that at one time led many to question whether the Minnesota Vikings' star running back would ever be the same.
It was Dec. 24 last year when Peterson's left foot stuck in the turf and Redskins safety DeJon Gomes lowered his head...
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is doing what he can to make sure his sprained ankle is ready for Sunday’s game against the Redskins.“I got it twisted up pretty bad,” Peterson said, per 1500ESPNRadio.com. “Just trying to get some rest on it, man, let it recover, try to get the strength back. Really didn’t experience much swelling. But I feel like I’m taking...
The Minnesota Vikings are 4-1 heading even though one of their key offseason offensive acquisitions has been limited to just three impact plays in one game this season. Receiver Jerome Simpson, brought in to be the team's best deep threat since Sidney Rice in 2009, missed the first three games because of a league suspension. The team went 2-1 without him, pulling off the upset...
Vikings running back Adrian Peterson said there is "no doubt" in his mind he will play Sunday against the Redskins, according to ESPN 1500 Twin Cities.Fantasy Spin:Peterson mildly sprained his ankle in Week 5 but he played through it and rushed for 88 yards on 17 carries. The running back is still undergoing treatment to try to remove some soreness but he should be ready...
According to Tom Pelissero of 1500ESPNRadio.com, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson should be “good to go” for Sunday’s game against the Redskins.Peterson has been nursing a sprained ankle since last week’s win over the Titans.
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. The Minnesota Vikings had to wait through receiver Jerome Simpson's three-game absence at the start of the season to see the impact he would make on their offense.
Now they are in wait-and-see mode again, hoping Simpson can come back from a back injury that flared up Sunday and caused him to be limited in last week's win against the Tennessee Titans...
Percy Harvin took his place in the slot position, 2 yards behind the line of scrimmage and just off the right tackle. The Minnesota Vikings faced third-and-5 from the Tennessee 10, looking to put the game away late in the third quarter.
The Titans knew exactly what play they needed to be ready for, but Harvin still made it work for his second touchdown of the afternoon to further...
Vikings receiver Percy Harvin was back on the field for Friday's practice. The injury has been called just tightness in the hamstring, not the more serious pulled hammy.Fantasy Spin:Harvin was always expected to play in Week 6 against the Redskins. Hopefully the hamstring injury won't limited the explosiveness of one of the NFL's most electric multi-purpose players.
Just 10 months ago, Vikings coach Leslie Frazier was fielding questions about his job security. Now he’s being mentioned as an early candidate for Coach of the Year. What does he think about the shift in attitude?
Minnesota wideout Jerome Simpson was limited during Friday's practice and he'll likely be a game-time decision.Fantasy Spin:Too bad Simpson is hurting with a matchup against the Redskins' porous defense which has allowed 1,643 passing yards in five games. Percy Harvin is still the only Vikings receiver worthy of everyday fantasy status.
Things are certainly looking up for the Minnesota Vikings. They’ve found a very capable young quarterback in Christian Ponder, Adrian Peterson is back to form, their defense is making big plays, and Percy Harvin may be the most dangerous player in the NFL. And to think, all of this coming from a team that was supposed to be in rebuilding mode for the next few years. This week’s match...
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier says going to Washington to face the Redskins this week doesn't offer any significant meaning to him or his team.
Frazier says there is no advantage gleaned from the fact Minnesota has won in Washington each of the past two years, and FedEx Field was the site where Frazier earned his first head coaching victory when...
It would have been easy for the Vikings’ veterans to associate the youth movement with a season of struggle ahead. But, thanks to the steady influence of Leslie Frazier and players knowing preseason predictions are often pointless, the Vikings aren’t just in the hunt, they’re one of the lead dogs in the pack.
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