After a dozen carries and more than 70 yards in the first half, you'd think Adrian Peterson would be the go-to guy to keep the Vikings momentum going. The second half of the disastrous game against Detroit, though, shows Peterson with a mere five carries. The rest is history.
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Peterson frustrated by lack of second half carries
Adrian Peterson is getting frustrated over the lack of second half carries he's been given this year. Peterson's father, Nelson, said Adrian was upset that he wasn't used more frequently after the Vikings took a 20-0 lead over the Lions.
If Vikings could just avoid the second half....
There it is. Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier uttering a plea all too familiar to Minnesota sports fans: 'be patient'. Your friendly BringMeTheNews sports scribe might skew that advice to instead 'be realistic'. Frazier might have better luck merely asking the NFL to stop games after the first half.
Lions, Vikings head coaches marvel at Peterson's recovery
Detroit Lions coach Jim Schwartz and Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier say the stellar season so far from superstar running back Adrian Peterson is not only inspiring, but something beyond mere mortals.
Adrian Peterson: 'I feel myself improving'
The Vikings' Adrian Peterson says he's getting closer to where he wants to be since reconstructive knee surgery nine months ago. The running back tells the Pioneer Press he feels himself improving and his leg continues to get stronger. "Each day I'm getting closer to where I want to be; I'm just going to keep pushing at it," Peterson said.
Vikings promise to be 'cautious' with Adrian Peterson
The Vikings say there are no "ill effects" on Adrian Peterson's surgically-repaired knee after the franchise running back carried the ball 17 times in Minnesota's win over Jacksonville Sunday.
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