EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- As the Minnesota Vikings got back on the practice field on Wednesday, they also had an unusual participant: Adrian Peterson took part in a Wednesday practice for the first time since Nov. 13, working in a limited...Show More Summary
Google has released their lists of the most-searched athletes and teams of 2013, and each sport's top ten has more than its share of controversial names. The top ten athletes overall are Aaron Hernandez, Adrian Peterson, Kevin Ware, Jason Collins, Oscar Pistorius, Lamar Odom, Richie Incognito, Ray Lewis, Colin Kaepernick, and Lindsay Vonn. Show More Summary
Tackling NFL running back Adrian Peterson in real life might sound like a pipe dream, but you just might be able to take down the actual Minneapolis Vikings star in a game of Madden. That’s the concept behind new gaming platform OverDog,...Show More Summary
Vikings running back Matt Asiata joins Mike Florio to discuss his breakout performance in Week 15. Asiata, playing in place of injured RBs Adrian Peterson and Toby Gerhart, rushed for 51 yards and 3 touchdowns on Sunday. Asiata tied the Vikings’ record for most touchdowns by a RB in a single game.
The Minnesota Vikings have struggled mightily all season long, and it’s time for some changes. Head coach Leslie Frazier is expected to be fired at the conclusion of the 2013 season, but he’s not the only one who could be moving. Recent reports have said that the Vikings will keep Adrian Peterson instead of trading him because of his star value. Show More Summary
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The biggest question for the Minnesota Vikings might be: Where has this passing game been all season? It doesn't hurt that the Vikings were facing the 31st-ranked passing offense in the NFL. Without Adrian Peterson to help balance the...Show More Summary
Matt Cassel torched the Philadelphia Eagles at home without Adrian Peterson in the lineup. For that, he earned the Week 15 That Helps No One award.
MINNEAPOLIS -- A few thoughts on the Minnesota Vikings' 48-30 win against the Philadelphia Eagles: What it means: With no Adrian Peterson, no Toby Gerhart and none of the Vikings' top three cornerbacks, Minnesota beat the NFC East-leading Eagles at home for their most lopsided win of the season. Show More Summary
The Vikings might have been short-handed, but their replacements came up big. Playing without running back Adrian Peterson, his backup Toby Gerhart and half their secondary, the rest of the Vikings responded with an impressive 41-30 win over the Eagles. Symbolic of the day for the Vikings was star defensive end Jared Allen. Not only…
Well, at least Minnesota Vikings fans know they have a solid third-string running back. With both Adrian Peterson and Toby Gerhart sidelined against the Philadelphia Eagles in Week 15, Matt Asiata was thrust into the starting role. He...Show More Summary
If the Vikings keep playing this way, some will be fooled into thinking they don’t need Adrian Peterson and they already have a quarterback. Playing without Peterson (and backup Toby Gerhart), the Vikings are up 17-9 on the Eagles after a Matt Asiata’s first career touchdown run. The Vikings aren’t exactly running well, but they’re…
The Vikings knew they were going to have a hard time running without Adrian Peterson in the lineup. So maybe they just won’t bother. The Vikings are up 7-3 on the Eagles after a 57-yard touchdown pass from Matt Cassel to Greg Jennings. Cassel completed his first eight passes for 149 yards, a perfect start…
The Minnesota Vikings are struggling, and not just because their record remains a scant 3-9-1 entering today's game against the Philadelphia Eagles. With injuries to a number of starters, including their best player—Adrian Peterson—fans...Show More Summary
Matt Asiata, a 26-year-old undrafted free agent out of Utah, has three career carries for nine yards to go along with one reception for two yards.
Vikings players were informed Saturday night that running back Adrian Peterson wouldn't play against the Eagles Sunday.
With Adrian Peterson and Toby Gerhart both injured, running back has been a big focal point for the Vikings this week. As expected, both backs have been deactivated for Sunday’s game against the Eagles. That leaves untested Matt Asiata and Joe Banyard to carry the load in the running game, which is a tough draw.…
» It doesn’t look good for Adrian Peterson playing this week. However, since this has been a possibility since Monday, hopefully you grabbed Toby Gerhart off the waiver wire. In the event Gerhart can’t go, it’ll be Matt Asiata seeing the carries. But we wouldn’t advise trusting him with your playoff fortunes. – Follow Marcas on Twitter @MarcasGFiled under: Fantasy
Proximity often feels like priority, but in 2013, it seems like fantasy seasons will be decided by injury more than ever. I've talked to I don't know how many fantasy players this week who are panicking because Adrian Peterson and Maurice Jones-Drew are hurt, which makes the first round about 50/50 on the year. Show More Summary
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson may have led your fantasy football team to the semifinals. Well, you better have a good backup available. Peterson hoped to play against the Philadelphia Eagles despite a foot and groin injury. Show More Summary