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Toby Gerhart

Toby Gerhart - #32 - RB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 0"/ 231 lbs.
Birthday 03/28/1987
Birthplace Norco, CA
College Stanford
Years played 4
Drafted 2010, 2nd round, 19th pick by Vikings

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Att Yds TD
50 169 1

Vikings need more from tight ends

Posted Aug. 24, 2012 @ 4:31 p.m. ET
The Vikings desire to use more two-TE packages this season, but right now they can't get Kyle Rudolph or John Carlson on the field.

Peterson tells Vikes their no-preseason plan is OK

Posted Aug. 21, 2012 @ 8:22 p.m. ET
Vikings coach Leslie Frazier said Tuesday he's changed his mind about handing the ball to Adrian Peterson in a preseason game.

Vikings RB Peterson will not play in preseason

Posted Aug. 21, 2012 @ 1:35 p.m. ET
Vikings RB Adrian Peterson will not play in the preseason, head coach Leslie Frazier confirmed Tuesday.

Vikings top candidate for London games

Posted Aug. 18, 2012 @ 12:34 p.m. ET
It appears the NFL is hoping the Vikings will agree to become the league’s major presence across the pond in the next four seasons.

Vikings to lower TV blackout minimum

Posted Aug. 16, 2012 @ 3:54 p.m. ET
The Vikings announced Thursday they will take advantage of the NFL's new policy regarding local television blackouts.

Odds speak to soaring expectations for Falcons' Jones

Posted Aug. 16, 2012 @ 3:36 p.m. ET
Much is expected from Falcons WR Julio Jones, and his odds of winning the receiving-yards title at one Nevada sportsbook reflect those high hopes.

Vikings trying to balance between present, future

Posted Aug. 15, 2012 @ 4:09 p.m. ET
The Vikings are trying to strike a balance between keeping veterans and younger players as they start to formulate the eventual 53-man roster.

Report: Vikings WR Jenkins takes pay cut

Posted Aug. 15, 2012 @ 10:16 a.m. ET
Vikings WR Michael Jenkins renegotiated the final two years on his contract and took a pay cut.

Ponder makes strides in Vikings' first action

Posted Aug. 12, 2012 @ 2:25 p.m. ET
QB Christian Ponder played far better than his stats indicated in the Vikings' preseason opener.

Former Viking pleads guilty to fraud

Posted Aug. 07, 2012 @ 7:08 p.m. ET
Former Vikings RB Michael Bennett has pleaded guilty to his role in a South Florida tax refund and identity theft scheme.

Vikings cut WR Childs

Posted Aug. 06, 2012 @ 12:32 p.m. ET
The Vikings waived/injured fourth-round rookie WR Greg Childs on Monday, two days after he suffered torn patellar tendons in both knees.

Vikings WR Childs tears patellar tendon in both knees

Posted Aug. 05, 2012 @ 12:21 p.m. ET
Vikings rookie WR Greg Childs suffered torn patellar tendons in both knees late in Saturday night's scrimmage.

Leshoure, Simpson are names to file away

Posted Aug. 04, 2012 @ 10:04 a.m. ET
Mike Wilkening offers fantasy scouting reports on Mikel Leshoure and Jerome Simpson, who will each miss the start of the season.

Vikings TE Carlson sprains MCL

Posted July 31, 2012 @ 7:29 p.m. ET
TE John Carlson sprained his medial collateral ligament during a running play at Vikings training camp on Tuesday.

Vikings RB Peterson has allergic reaction

Posted July 31, 2012 @ 12:24 a.m. ET
Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has returned to the team's training camp residence hall after an allergic reaction at lunch sent him to a local hospital.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Dec. 05, 2011
Gerhart had a career-high 91 yards on 21 carries in Sunday's 35-32 loss to visiting Denver.||||||| Gerhart had 44 yards on 17 carries during his previous start in Atlanta on Nov. 27.
Posted Dec. 21, 2010
Gerhart had 77 yards on 16 carries in his first career start, a 40-14 loss to Chicago on Monday night.||||||| With Adrian Peterson's status unknown, the rookie from Stanford might start again in this week's game against Philadelphia. He might be needed if the Vikings start rookie Joe Webb at quarterback.
Posted Nov. 30, 2010
Gerhart was given his first significant action last week at Washington. He carried the ball 22 times for 76 yards and a touchdown, the first of his career.||||||| Gerhart could get more time this week, with Peterson's status uncertain for Sunday's game against Buffalo.
Posted Nov. 29, 2010
With Adrian Peterson on the sidelines, Gerhart rushed for 76 yards and a touchdown on 22 carries during Sunday's 17-13 win over Washington.||||||| If Peterson is forced to miss any action, Gerhart could be in line for another big game against Buffalo in Week 13. The Bills are allowing 167.4 yards per game on the ground.

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