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Adrian Peterson managed to catch a pass in a game he isn't playing in, from Dak Prescott

The injured Vikings running back was not Prescott’s intended receiver, but he made a nice catch anyway. Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott was just trying to throw the ball away in the second quarter of Thursday Night Football.Show More Summary

In effort to return to action, Adrian Peterson races against time

The Vikings hope running back Adrian Peterson can make it back before the season ends, after September surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his knee. With exactly one month to go in the regular season, the current thinking is that Peterson could lose his race against time. As one source with knowledge of the…

Ezekiel Elliott's rookie stats are almost identical to Adrian Peterson's

This was an interesting little tidbit shared by the NFL on Instagram Wednesday night: Through their first 11 career games, Cowboys running (...)

Mike Zimmer on Adrian Peterson: “He’s probably ahead of schedule”

The first sign of hope for the Vikings came with reports that Adrian Peterson was running on the side at practice today. It didn’t take long for Vikings coach Mike Zimmer to fuel the fire. Via Matt Vensel of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, Vikings coach Mike Zimmer said the words Vikings fans longed to hear ever…

Vikings RB Peterson progressing with running at facility

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has moved forward in the recovery from surgery on his right knee        

Adrian Peterson progresses to sprints on a side field

Vikings running back Adrian Peterson got the go-ahead to do light running as part of his rehab from surgery to repair a torn meniscus earlier this month and it appears that went well because Peterson’s workload has expanded this week. Peterson was seen running short sprints on a side field by multiple Vikings reporters while…

Adrian Peterson could return for Vikings in December

The former MVP was placed on IR to rehab a torn meniscus, but could return earlier than expected. The Vikings have fielded one of the NFL’s weakest running attacks thanks to a league-low 70 rushing yards per game. Fortunately for Minnesota,...Show More Summary

Adrian Peterson’s possible return would be huge for the Vikings

Without Adrian Peterson, who has missed all but two games this season after tearing his right medial collateral ligament, the Minnesota Vikings are the worst rushing team in the league in yards per game (70) and yards per carry (2.7, more than a half-yard worse than the Rams, who are No. 31 on the list). […]

Report: Adrian Peterson Could Be Back In A Month

2 weeks agoSports : Deadspin

Adrian Peterson’s career with the Vikings looked like it might have ended when he tore his meniscus in the second game of the season against the Packers. He had surgery two months ago, right after the injury, but even then, the prospects of return in 2016 looked bleak. Minimum recovery time from a “bucket handle tear”… Read more...

Adrian Peterson Injury: Updates on Vikings Star's Knee and Return

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been out with a torn meniscus since Week 2, but he is starting to work his way back to the field. Continue for updates. Latest on Peterson's Timeline for Return Thursday, Nov. 17 According...Show More Summary

Adrian Peterson resumes light running

The Vikings have plenty of problems, 5-4 record notwithstanding. Among them is a rushing attack that is more like a rushing retreat. They’re averaging 2.67 yards per attempt for the season, only 0.3 yards per try more than the lowest full-season average since the Giants churned out 2.64 yards per rush in 1954. As explained…

Eric Dickerson believes his rookie rushing record is safe

Four years after Hall of Famer Eric Dickerson spent weeks worrying that his single-season rushing record would be broken by Adrian Peterson, Dickerson now has seven more weekends to sweat over Ezekiel Elliott breaking Dickerson’s rookie rushing record. Dickerson doesn’t seem to be worried. “Zeke does a great job of picking and choosing his holes,…

Do the Vikings Have the Worst Running Game in NFL History?

How much do the Minnesota Vikings miss injured superstar running back Adrian Peterson? In the 50-year-old Super Bowl era, no NFL team has averaged fewer than 2.79 yards per rushing attempt over the course of a full season. With their...Show More Summary

Vikings vs. Washington 2016: Start time, live stream, TV schedule, and 3 things to know

The Vikings will try to halt a worrying skid against Washington on Sunday. After a 5-0 start to the season despite losing starting quarterback Teddy Bridgewater and starting running back Adrian Peterson, it seems the injuries are starting to catch up to the Minnesota Vikings. Show More Summary

NBA's Adam Silver -- 'Roger Goodell's Got a Tough Job' (VIDEO)

Ray Rice. Adrian Peterson. DeflateGate. CTE. TV ratings... Roger Goodell has a tough job -- and Adam Silver knows it.  The NBA commish was leaving a charity event for the Joe Torre Safe At Home Foundation in NYC Thursday night when we asked…

Vikings should find out what Ronnie Hillman can do

With Adrian Peterson gone (for now), Jerick McKinnon hobbled, and Matt Asiata becoming one of those if-you-need-two-he’ll-get-you-two-and-if-you-need-five-he’ll-get-you-two guys, the Vikings have a running back on the roster who looked solid in a cameo appearance six days ago. Although Ronnie Hillman has a total of nine yards on five carries in two games with the Vikings,…

Report: Norv Turner resigns as Vikings offensive coordinator

As blows to their offense go, this one is right up there with the loss of Adrian Peterson. Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that Vikings offensive coordinator Norv Turner has resigned. No reason was given for the move or the timing, but it’s going to be yet another huge adjustment for a team which already…

Vikings vs. Bears 2016, 'Monday Night Football' live stream: How to watch online

The Vikings finally lost a game. Will they lose another against the rival Bears on the road? Losing Teddy Bridgewater and Adrian Peterson and then winning five consecutive games shows you just never know what to expect when it comes to the NFL. Show More Summary

Best guess for Adrian Peterson? A return in December

Since injuring a meniscus in Week Two against the Packers, Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has largely been out of sight, out of mind. That could be changing, in just a few weeks. Eligible to return to action from Injured Reserve in Week 11 (November 20), the best guess from within the walls of the…

Jerick McKinnon still hopes to play on Monday night

Vikings running back Jerick McKinnon, who along with Matt Asiata has been trying to fill the void created by the indefinite absence of Adrian Peterson, has an ankle injury that could keep him from playing on Monday night. McKinnon nevertheless remains intent on playing. “I’m not trying to miss games,” McKinnon said, via the team’s…

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