Peterson becoming a vocal leader

Adrian Peterson isn't known for being a vocal leader on the sideline. He usually lets his play do the talking. Peterson did both in Minnesota's win over the Cardinals, he rushed for a season-high 122 yards with 3 touchdowns and pumped up his teammates telling them to play a full 60-minutes.
Author:
Updated:
Original:

Adrian Peterson isn't known for being a vocal leader on the sideline. He usually lets his play do the talking. Peterson did both in Minnesota's win over the Cardinals, he rushed for a season-high 122 yards with 3 touchdowns and pumped up his teammates telling them to play a full 60-minutes.

Next Up

Adam Thielen

Vikings place Adam Thielen on COVID-19/reserve list

Thielen is coming off a two-touchdown game against the Cowboys.

MCF Oak Park Heights

COVID-positive inmate at Oak Park Heights prison dies

He becomes the fourth prison inmate to die from the virus.

Screen Shot 2020-11-23 at 1.08.19 PM

2-ton smoker stolen from Twin Cities chef Thomas Boemer

Boemer is the chef behind restaurants including the popular Revival.

Governor Tim Walz

Walz says relief package is coming for Minnesota small businesses

Walz is prepared to call a special session and pass the package immediately.

Governor Tim Walz

Watch live: Gov. Tim Walz COVID-19 press conference Monday

Walz will be introducing a new app that helps Minnesotans track COVID-19 exposures.

Related

Peterson named NFC Offensive Player of the Week

Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been named NFC Offensive Player of the Week. Peterson rushed for a season best 122 yards and three touchdowns in Minnesota's 34-10 win over Arizona. It's the fifth time he has won the award.

MarQueis Gray becoming the leader the Gophers need

MarQueis Gray is finally becoming the leader the Gophers need at quarterback. He looked, and acted like a leader during last weekend's 22-21 upset win over Iowa. Now he's taking his leadership skills to the practice field, and into No. 15 Michigan State on Saturday.

Peterson & Allen chasing records

If the playoffs can't keep the attention of the Vikings' fan base, maybe a couple of record chasers will. Adrian Peterson could break his career bests of 1,885 rush yards and 18 touchdowns, and Jared Allen is on pace to set an NFL record with 25 sacks.

Peterson, Vikings clobber Cards for first win

The winless Vikings? Not anymore. Thanks to three first-quarter touchdowns from Adrian Peterson, Minnesota picks up its first victory of the season with a 34-10 thrashing of the Arizona Cardinals.

Peterson breaks Vikings' record for rushing TDs

Vikings running back Adrian Peterson scored on a 1-yard run with two seconds left in the first quarter today, breaking the team record he had shared with Chuck Foreman for career rushing touchdowns.

Peterson believes he can play

Adrian Peterson expects to remove the walking boot from his sprained left ankle Thursday. He also expects to play Sunday against Atlanta. Leslie Frazier will make the final call on whether he plays, but Peterson says his mentality is to go out and "see what he can do."

Video: Peterson on Ponder, Panthers

Vikings running back Adrian Peterson talks to the media before practice at Winter Park. His focus: the Carolina Panthers and how Christian Ponder is opening up the rushing game.