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Vikings' Greg Childs undergoes surgery on ruptured knee tendons

Rookie wide receiver Greg Childs was scheduled to have surgery Monday to repair the ruptured patellar tendons in both of his knees. He suffered the injury in a freak accident during the Vikings Saturday night preseason practice. Childs told head coach Leslie Frazier that he would be back next year.


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Vikings star Peterson pushes up knee surgery

Adrian Peterson tells Fox Sports North he’s in “severe” pain from his knee injury suffered in Saturday’s game against the Redskins. It’s so bad, he’s moved up his surgery to fix it from next Tuesday to tomorrow.

Vikings: Frazier limiting Allen, Childs and Cook impress

Leslie Frazier will be making sure all-pro defensive end Jared Allen isn't overused this season. "We're going to make a concerted effort to try to get him off the field at times," Allen played 90 percent of the team's snaps last season. Meanwhile, Greg Childs and Chris Cook were the standouts of Thursday's practice.

Peterson's surgery is a success

All-Pro Adrian Peterson is resting comfortably after knee surgery to repair torn anterior cruciate and medial collateral ligaments, Vikings coach Leslie Frazier said in a statement. Peterson was closing in on his fifth-straight 1,000 yard rushing season before the injury.