Vikings RB Adrian Peterson was named the NFC Offensive Player of the Week for his 23-carry, 160-yard game against the Lions in Week Three.
It's becoming clear that for the Vikings to come close to kissing the sky again this season, RB Adrian Peterson is going to have to be the focal point of the offense.
Here's a look at the Vikings' MVP candidates through three games.
The Vikings still have work to do with their passing game, but the good news is that they have RB Adrian Peterson and a strong run defense to lean on.
The Vikings' offensive, defensive and special-teams players of the week in their 24-10 win over the Lions in Week Three.
Despite being stopped by the Dolphins on 4th-and-goal, RB Adrian Peterson has been the Vikings' most valuable player through two games.
Quotes following the Vikings' Week Two loss to the Dolphins on Sunday.
The Miami defense stopped Vikings RB Adrian Peterson at the 1-yard line to preserve a 14-10 victory.
Pro Football Weekly hits up Vikings beat writer Judd Zulgad for all the latest happenings each week with the team.
Minnesota may have to rely more heavily on RB Adrian Peterson because their passing game is likely to struggle early in the season. Peterson appears eager for a bigger workload, but we hear the coaches may be reluctant to grant ...
Last year's Offensive Rookie of the Year Percy Harvin has returned to Vikings training camp for the first time in over two weeks.
What effect would the presence or absence of Brett Favre have on other Vikings skill-position players, such as WR Percy Harvin? Pat Fitzmaurice offers his insights into this and other fantasy draft-related issues.
Pat Fitzmaurice offers his perspective on several draft-related issues that fantasy owners will need to consider, including how highly to value Ravens RB Ray Rice.
Most of the speculation surrounding RB Adrian Peterson and his happiness with the Vikings this offseason has come from speculative reports, but we hear there might not be much to them.
The Vikings drafted a running back with their second pick, and you can put a positive or a negative spin on them taking Stanford's Toby Gerhart.
When asked about his star player's fumbling problems, Vikings head coach Brad Childress wasn't about to deny its existence.
Forget about Brett Favre. In his interview with the national media at the NFL Scouting Combine on Friday morning, Vikings head coach Brad Childress was more interested in singing about Bat Masterson.
The Vikings were a running team before Brett Favre arrived. And though his passing success, in theory, should have bolstered the run game, the opposite has happened.