Report: Vikings don't plan on having Adrian Peterson at Carolina

Werder says surgery could keep Peterson out 1-4 weeks.
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ESPN's Ed Werder is reporting that Adrian Peterson is unlikely to play Sunday when the Minnesota Vikings visit the high-powered Carolina Panthers.

Peterson suffered a torn meniscus late in the third quarter in Minnesota's 17-14 victory over the Green Bay Packers Sunday night. The Vikings have yet to rule him out for the game.

ESPN NFC North reporter Ben Goessling says Peterson is waiting to hear from doctors Wednesday morning before determining the best course of action to heal his knee.

https://twitter.com/GoesslingESPN/status/778583151316656133

If Peterson needs surgery, Werder says Peterson would miss anywhere from one week to four weeks.

https://twitter.com/Edwerderespn/status/778585555781181440

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