Posted July 30, 2012 on
The Vikings enter their first full-pads practice with the heat index expected to soar. Leslie Frazier talked about easing into the full-contact portion of training camp.

Adrian Peterson hospitalized

On Monday, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was taken to the hospital after an allergic reaction to seafood. 

NFL stats show Frazier’s precarious position

Vikings ownership isn’t publicly putting any winning mileposts on Leslie Frazier’s job security, but the NFL stats indicate there is little tolerance for losing these days.

Frazier wants Peterson in preseason game

MANKATO, Minn. On a side field at Minnesota State University, Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was going through drills with head athletic trainer Eric Sugarman, following the protocol of his rehab from knee surgery. But these drills were new for Peterson as the Vikings try to increase the running back's football activities in preparation for his eventual activation from...

Notebook: Kalil’s first test in pads

The primary players in Matt Kalil’s first full-pads test against Jared Allen – Leslie Frazier, Christian Ponder, Kalil and Allen – all talked about the development of the rookie left tackle. Plus, Josh Robinson talks about his note to a Packers fan, the risk and reward of going to Kyle Rudolph in tight coverage, and practice notes.

Sunday slant: ‘Eradicating’ rebuilding talk

The Vikings know the low expectations other have for them and they are being stubborn in their belief they can buck them. It’s a motivation Leslie Frazier could use – Denny Green was a master at that – but it appears Frazier just wants players to ignore the predictions rather than feed off them.

Vikings Want Peterson To Play At Least One Preseason Game

Vikings coach Leslie Frazier plans to activate running back Adrian Peterson from the active/PUP list in time for at least one preseason game, according to 1500 ESPN Twin Cities.Fantasy Spin:The Vikings likely want to see how Peterson fares in game action before they announce him active for Week 1, but it's a good sign that the Vikings coaching staff already plans on having him...

Vikings camp has been quiet so far

MANKATO, Minn. Minnesota Vikings receiver Percy Harvin arrived to training camp in Mankato last week about 30 minutes before coach Leslie Frazier's imposed report time of 4 p.m. Harvin's arrival, one of the last players to report, ended any possible suspense after the receiver expressed displeasure a month earlier during minicamp. Harvin's showed up in plenty of time...

Vikings prefer preseason carries for Peterson

Vikings coach Leslie Frazier said he would prefer Adrian Peterson take some carries in the preseason if he is going to play in the regular-season opener on Sept. 9, but Peterson remains on the PUP list, rehabilitating his surgically repaired left knee.
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