Adrian Peterson will be in uniform Friday night, but won’t play

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Vikings fans could have a Belichick-Sapp reaction upon arriving at the Metrodome on Friday night and spotting a familiar player wearing No. 28 in full uniform.

But don’t get too excited yet.

Chris Mortensen of ESPN reports that running back Adrian Peterson will dress for the game against the Chargers, and that he’ll go through pregame warm-ups.  However, Peterson will not play.

Still, it’s the strongest indication yet that, when the Vikings face the Jaguars 16 days later, Peterson will be in uniform — and he will play.

14 responses to “Adrian Peterson will be in uniform Friday night, but won’t play

  1. Boring.

    Who cares…..really? AllDay is going to be all–below average this year. The Queens blew it by not trading this guy. He’ll never, ever be the same.

    And 4ever85—–hey moron……if you’re going to get AP for $35…..then it’s not a draft…..it’s an auction……..Idiot.

  2. Hey, Farveblows Peterson might be below average, Your average! Sure it it’s gonna take a few games to see the real AP but any player that has that kind of injury is going to need a few games to get back to normal. Everybody thought Gale Sayers would not be the same!

  3. favreblows says:
    Aug 23, 2012 10:37 PM
    Boring.

    Who cares…..really? AllDay is going to be all–below average this year. The Queens blew it by not trading this guy. He’ll never, ever be the same.

    And 4ever85—–hey moron……if you’re going to get AP for $35…..then it’s not a draft…..it’s an auction……..Idiot.
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    Below average backs are what packer fans are all too familiar with. Fortunate for us, Peterson is not one of those backs.

  4. favreblows says:
    Aug 23, 2012 10:37 PM
    Boring.

    Who cares…..really? AllDay is going to be all–below average this year. The Queens blew it by not trading this guy. He’ll never, ever be the same.

    And 4ever85—–hey moron……if you’re going to get AP for $35…..then it’s not a draft…..it’s an auction……..Idiot.
    ………………………….
    Well…..most REAL NFL fans care more about the status of the best runningback in the game, rather than another mouthy Cheeser fan’s opinion who comes on here and whines and insults others posts. Get lost Sconi!

  5. favreblows says:
    Aug 23, 2012 10:37 PM
    Boring.

    Who cares…..really? AllDay is going to be all–below average this year. The Queens blew it by not trading this guy. He’ll never, ever be the same.

    And 4ever85—–hey moron……if you’re going to get AP for $35…..then it’s not a draft…..it’s an auction……..Idiot.
    ………………………..
    I think more REAL NFL fans care more about the status of the best runningback in the league, than the opinion of another trolling Cheeser fan, who thinks he knows it all and insults other posters on here. Get a clue SCONI!!!

  6. Pretty impressive that he is this close to playing, I hope he didn’t rush back too fast though.
    As a Packer fan our games each year are much more exciting with AP than without.

  7. Never quite understood the dress in pads but not play deal. If you watch the guy in practice, he’s still got the speed and his cuts have been sharp — the only remaining hurdle is what happens when he gets hit. Good thing Al Harris has retired to the “Cheap Knee Shot and Dred Growing Retirement Home” in Racine.

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