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Adrian Peterson leaves with leg injury


One of the few bright spots for the Vikings this season has been the consistent durability and high-end performance from running back Adrian Peterson.

But Peterson moments ago was helped off the field with a leg injury after being tackled awkwardly against the Raiders.

Peterson lost his shoe before impact, and the leg twisted as he was dragged down by Raiders safety Michael Huff.

Peterson, who had 26 yards on six carries plus a touchdown, currently is being evaluated on the sidelines.  They are working on his ankle.

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12 Responses to “Adrian Peterson leaves with leg injury”
  1. irodex says: Nov 20, 2011 1:50 PM

    Ugly injury. I’m sure he is done for the season.

  2. Chris says: Nov 20, 2011 1:52 PM

    Hopefully he is okay, I’m not a Vikings fan but its hard not like a guy like AP

  3. nman3137 says: Nov 20, 2011 1:58 PM

    Thanks, Dr. Premature. I think I’ll wait for the actual report to come out

  4. lilrob10201 says: Nov 20, 2011 1:58 PM

    I hope he returns.Good running back.

  5. canadianvikingfaniii says: Nov 20, 2011 1:58 PM

    Looked nasty and I hope he is okay. They showed him on the sideline moving his foot around so hopefully that is a sign it isn’t too bad.

  6. tjacks7 says: Nov 20, 2011 2:04 PM

    lilrob10201 says:

    I hope he returns.Good running back.


    Understatement of the year.

  7. anhdazman says: Nov 20, 2011 2:05 PM

    Don’t know about the season, but definitely for the day. Couldn’t put weight on it and carted to the training room.

  8. bigkatvik7 says: Nov 20, 2011 2:06 PM

    Damn I just traded for him. Hope he’s ok.

  9. draftdoctor says: Nov 20, 2011 2:17 PM

    The replay did not show a terrible injury but a bad ankle sprain means he is out 4 weeks minimum. The Vikings are 1 step closer to getting Matt Kalil in April.

  10. 707Raiders707 says: Nov 20, 2011 2:17 PM

    hope its not season ending

  11. adirtyplayernamedsue says: Nov 20, 2011 2:44 PM

    Didn’t look like a big deal at all. I’m surprised he didn’t get up and walk it off.

  12. deconjonesbitchslap says: Nov 20, 2011 2:44 PM

    2-14 normally would get you a top 3 pick, but there are so many terrible teams they have to hope they break the top 5.

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