Peterson the only Viking named to 2014 Pro Bowl

Author:
Updated:
Original:

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was named to his sixth career Pro Bowl, the NFL announced Friday.

Peterson is listed as doubtful on this week's injury report, so he'll likely sit out Sunday's season finale between the Vikings and Lions at Mall of America Field.

Peterson ranks third in the NFL with 1,266 rushing yards and 11 touchdowns (10 rushing, one receiving).

The only Vikings selected to more Pro Bowls than Peterson are Randall McDaniell (11), Alan Page (9), Cris Carter (8) and Ron Yary (7).

No other Vikings were named to the Pro Bowl. One player that could be considered a Pro Bowl snub is rookie kick returner Cordarrelle Patterson. Two returners are picked, and this year's representatives are Pittsburgh's Antonio Brown and Kansas City's Dexter McCluster.

Patterson leads the NFL in kick return yards (1,342), average (33.6) and touchdowns (2).

The full Pro Bowl roster was provided by NFL.com.

This is the first year the NFL will go without the usual National and American conferences. Instead, the first-ever Pro Bowl Draft will be held during a live broadcast on NFL Network on Jan. 22, 2014.

NFL legends Jerry Rice and Deion Sanders will serve as team captains.

Next Up

Alexus Norberg

Search for girl, 14, missing from St. Cloud

The teen left her home without her parents' permission.

coronavirus, covid-19

Here is Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Tuesday, January 26

The health departments provided new data daily at 11 a.m.

Sars-Cov-2

What health officials know, don't know about Brazil P.1 variant

Minnesota health officials confirmed the first case of the P.1 variant in the U.S.

christopher and banks

Christopher & Banks closing stores for good, laying off 361 people at Plymouth facility

The layoffs began earlier this month and will continue through March.

Screen Shot 2021-01-26 at 8.56.43 AM

Tributes, donations after death of popular South High School teacher

The fundraiser had raised more than $9,000 of its $15,000 as of Tuesday.

Target headquarters

2 men plead guilty to arson at Target headquarters in Minneapolis

The two men were charged in the Aug. 26, 2020, arson that happened following false rumors about a police shooting.

State Capitol.

MN House votes to condemn insurrection and false election claims, 8 GOPers vote against

The resolution condemned violence at the U.S. and state capitols and declared support for 2020 election results.

Michelle Young

Teacher from Edina steals Matt James' heart on 'The Bachelor'

She's also a former high school and college basketball star.

Screen Shot 2021-01-21 at 1.57.10 PM

Missing woman found dead in north Minneapolis

The 63-year-old's body was found three days after she was reported missing.

Related