Pro Football weekly

Comment | Print |

Vikings rule Peterson out for Sunday

Related Stories

2013 NFL draft order

Posted April 25, 2013 @ 12:46 p.m.

2013 NFC free-agent moves, by team

Posted April 15, 2013 @ 12:21 p.m.

2013 AFC free-agent moves, by team

Posted April 15, 2013 @ 12:21 p.m.

Warmack, Cooper scouting reports

Posted April 15, 2013 @ 11:02 a.m.

Elam, Vaccaro scouting reports

Posted April 12, 2013 @ 9:26 a.m.

Milliner, Mathieu scouting reports

Posted April 11, 2013 @ 1:48 p.m.

Te'o, Ogletree scouting reports

Posted April 10, 2013 @ 12:57 p.m.

Lotulelei, Werner scouting reports

Posted April 09, 2013 @ 3:13 p.m.

Joeckel, Long scouting reports

Posted April 08, 2013 @ 11:35 a.m.

2013 preseason schedule

Posted April 04, 2013 @ 4:07 p.m.
Posted Nov. 26, 2011 @ 12:23 p.m. ET
By PFW staff

The Vikings announced Saturday that they have downgraded RB Adrian Peterson's status for Sunday's game against the Falcons to out.

Peterson suffered a high ankle sprain in the second quarter of the team's Week 11 loss to the Raiders and was carted off the sideline. Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier said Monday that Peterson had suffered some ligament damage and that Friday would be an important day for his Week 12 status.

Peterson, who is sixth in the league in rushing with 872 yards, did not participate in Friday's practice.

Toby Gerhart is slated to start and Frazier said that Lorenzo Booker could see time at running back. WR Percy Harvin also will get some carries.

The way we see it

This is no surprise, as it was expected that Peterson would need some time off after suffering ligament damage to his ankle.

Comments ()


ABOUT TRUST ONLINE