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Adrian Peterson suffers apparent injury, carted off field

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Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was attended to by the club’s medical personnel in Sunday’s game at Baltimore after apparently sustaining an injury on a third-down play in the second quarter.

According to the Fox telecast, Peterson may have an ankle injury.

Peterson was seen walking on the Vikings’ sideline and moving his right leg as if to test it. Then, he got onto a motorized cart, ostensibly to be taken inside for further tests.

The Ravens lead the Vikings 7-0 in snowy conditions in Baltimore.

UPDATE 2:14 p.m. EST: Per Fox’s Jennifer Hale, Peterson was to have X-rays, and his right foot had a sandal on it, not a cleat. However, Hale reported that Peterson is able to walk on his own.

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50 Responses to “Adrian Peterson suffers apparent injury, carted off field”
  1. detectivejimmymcnulty says: Dec 8, 2013 2:10 PM

    This is why you don’t give a RB $100 million. Even AD. Sucks though, he’s so fun to watch.

  2. therealzeitgeist says: Dec 8, 2013 2:12 PM

    I’ve no dog in the NFC North, but I’m a Adrian Peterson fan. Hope it’s nothing serious.

  3. logicalvoicesays says: Dec 8, 2013 2:12 PM

    The MVP last season should have been RGIII. Cheaterson was on the juice.

  4. kproffo says: Dec 8, 2013 2:12 PM

    Best of luck to Mr. Peterson. Here’s to a speedy return.

  5. thepftpoet says: Dec 8, 2013 2:13 PM

    Adrian Peterson being injured is terrible for football…

    Hope you’re okay man

    Love,

    Football fans everywhere

  6. frank booth says: Dec 8, 2013 2:15 PM

    He’s afraid to play in the snow. He may be in the locker room just to warm up a bit. Plus, keeping him off of the field increases the Vikings chances for a higher draft pick.

  7. kilo0986 says: Dec 8, 2013 2:16 PM

    Man I hope it isn’t serious. .. AP is my rb1 and I’m in the playoffs. ..

  8. blahblah1000 says: Dec 8, 2013 2:20 PM

    Update:
    He is walking around on his own power.

  9. unbelieverjb says: Dec 8, 2013 2:20 PM

    “The MVP last season should have been RGIII. Cheaterson was on the juice.”

    I’ll be telling my grandchildren about watching AP drag 5 defenders into the end zone. RGIII will be the answer to a Jeopardy question.

  10. logicalvoiceseys says: Dec 8, 2013 2:23 PM

    They should have traded him this past offseason when his value was at an all time high. No they are stuck with an aging injured running back.

  11. f1restarter says: Dec 8, 2013 2:23 PM

    It sucks when you lose the best player on your team. When that happens, you can fall very quickly from the penthouse to the gutter.

    It must at least be some consolation for Viking fans to know that they don’t have far to fall. They were in last place with Adrian Peterson, and they’ll be in last place without him.

    Hopefully he’ll be OK.

    Signed,
    A Packer fan.

  12. donttrip22 says: Dec 8, 2013 2:24 PM

    should of gotten his mind off of the Hollywood Cowboys and into the game oh well even the haters cant stop thinking about them GO COWBOYS !

  13. FlashPatterson says: Dec 8, 2013 2:24 PM

    Patterson is so raw,, he’s just a raw raw player raw – every “expert” since the draft.

    Doesn’t look to raw today.

  14. doctorrustbelt says: Dec 8, 2013 2:25 PM

    On the bright side…. this injury will give adrian peterson more time to play with his kids.

    Oh… he ignores his children’s existence?!?

    Well… I guess it gives him more time to do whatever guys who ignore the existence of their children do.

  15. gtodriver says: Dec 8, 2013 2:26 PM

    This is why football was never meant to be played in these kind of conditions. Back in the day the season ended in October and they canceled games if it rained.

    I’m not kidding- look it up.

  16. theptfpoet says: Dec 8, 2013 2:27 PM

    looks like us Vikings fans are getting a dose of karma for mocking Rodgers injury…

  17. textexington says: Dec 8, 2013 2:29 PM

    Adrienne hurt her knee again!!!LOLZ!

  18. beerbudsnbevo says: Dec 8, 2013 2:29 PM

    logicalvoicesays says:
    Dec 8, 2013 2:12 PM
    The MVP last season should have been RGIII. Cheaterson was on the juice.

    *************************

    Blah Blah Blah.

    The dream is over. Enjoy your 2012 NFC East Championship.

  19. tmcb7 says: Dec 8, 2013 2:31 PM

    Can Jerry (jones) talk about a player on the PUP list?

  20. gb4mn0 says: Dec 8, 2013 2:31 PM

    thepftpoet says:
    Dec 8, 2013 2:13 PM

    Adrian Peterson being injured is terrible for football…

    Hope you’re okay man

    Love,

    Football fans everywhere
    —————————————————
    Speak for yourself purple puke chunk.

    Adulterous, narcissistic, missing parents don’t deserve the any right thinking football fans!

  21. nagaswan says: Dec 8, 2013 2:32 PM

    Walking on your own right after an injury doesn’t really say much about the severity.

  22. gb4mn0 says: Dec 8, 2013 2:33 PM

    Peterson’s 7 carries for 15 yards proves he’s not HOF worthy.

  23. nickynick04 says: Dec 8, 2013 2:35 PM

    AP is a juicer….
    Terrible for the NFL….

  24. steelersaregodsteam says: Dec 8, 2013 2:35 PM

    We hope it’s a tear.

  25. 702vikes says: Dec 8, 2013 2:38 PM

    steelers suck , and AP will be fine hes been injured all year long and hes still ripping the league up. skol

  26. steelersaregodsteam says: Dec 8, 2013 2:39 PM

    Go Steelers! Change the channel and watch a real team.

  27. nickynick04 says: Dec 8, 2013 2:39 PM

    I am happy he is hurt
    Father of the year is a juicer anyway
    maybe it will shut up Viking fans

  28. Mr. Wright 212 says: Dec 8, 2013 2:40 PM

    It’s his ankle, right? I hope not for long.

  29. dcviking says: Dec 8, 2013 2:43 PM

    gb4mn0 says: Dec 8, 2013 2:33 PM

    Peterson’s 7 carries for 15 yards proves he’s not HOF worthy.

    ——————————-

    Right, and what does say about the beloved Aaron Rodgers —- he didn’t even bother to play today.

  30. dcviking says: Dec 8, 2013 2:44 PM

    nickynick04 says: Dec 8, 2013 2:39 PM

    I am happy he is hurt
    Father of the year is a juicer anyway
    maybe it will shut up Viking fans
    ————————————–

    Cant you just call Vikings fans “morans” again…it was so funny the first time.

  31. jonny42671 says: Dec 8, 2013 2:45 PM

    Now AP is a juicer?? Lol…. You guys really need to get out of your parents basement and get a job

  32. doorharp11 says: Dec 8, 2013 2:46 PM

    keep it packer fans im wishing for an evil christmas for all of you! go get hurt get raped committ suicide we as in everyone hate you

  33. stevent92 says: Dec 8, 2013 2:46 PM

    nickynick04 says:
    Dec 8, 2013 2:39 PM
    I am happy he is hurt
    ————————

    Tells you everything you need to know about Green Bay & their ilk.

  34. thisdamnbox says: Dec 8, 2013 2:46 PM

    Neat, you see what that logical dude did there…? He replaced a few letters of Peterson with the word ‘cheat’. That means Adrian must take steroids or smoke marijuana, right? That right there should be enough to suspend the guy. Like all the ‘Cheathawks’ and other teams/players that actually do well. Got to be cheating to be good these days…Derek Cheater, Cheat Carrol, Peyton Cheating, Ncheatsagain Suh, Pablo Cheatsemall, Tom Bradycheats…(dammit, that didn’t work, Tom must be clean…)

    Get well Adrian – however you do it – because it IS bad for the league without you.

  35. 702vikes says: Dec 8, 2013 2:47 PM

    still the best back in the league or in the last decade without question. hes in the hall of fame even if it was his last game.

  36. 702vikes says: Dec 8, 2013 2:51 PM

    headed for the hospital, best wishes all day

  37. contra74 says: Dec 8, 2013 2:56 PM

    theptfpoet says:
    Dec 8, 2013 2:27 PM
    looks like us Vikings fans are getting a dose of karma for mocking Rodgers injury…

    You’re not a Vikings fan, you just switched two letters in your name of one that is. That’s just sad.

  38. thesconnienation says: Dec 8, 2013 3:06 PM

    doorharp11 says:
    Dec 8, 2013 2:46 PM
    keep it packer fans im wishing for an evil christmas for all of you! go get hurt get raped committ suicide we as in everyone hate you

    __________________________________

    Someone wasn’t hugged as a child. Or maybe hugged too much by a strange uncle.

  39. shaggytoodle says: Dec 8, 2013 3:07 PM

    Well I don’t like seeing any teams best player go down. It adds to the excitement of the game when teams are healthy.

    If it is a broken bone… maybe Viking fans will then understand that it isn’t a rehab or toughness issue.

    It’s this is how fast the body regenerates bone to heal itself.

  40. flaccothewacko says: Dec 8, 2013 3:09 PM

    I’m a Steelers fan and I can’t stand nut-jobs like steelersaregodsteam.

    That being said, I hope Peterson is okay.

  41. Mr. Wright 212 says: Dec 8, 2013 3:18 PM

    So tired of hearing about peoples’ fantasy teams. Can’t you just focus on the man’s physical welfare and not some meaningless fantasy team?

  42. nickynick04 says: Dec 8, 2013 3:20 PM

    No it’s about Karma
    for the past month Viking fans ripping Rodgers
    Pay backs suck……

  43. ilovefoolsball says: Dec 8, 2013 3:33 PM

    Great now AP will never be able to play for a winner.

    Thanks a lot Minnesota for shackling a great running back to a losing team his entire career.

  44. thesconnienation says: Dec 8, 2013 3:38 PM

    doorharp11 says:
    Dec 8, 2013 2:46 PM

    keep it packer fans im wishing for an evil christmas for all of you! go get hurt get raped committ suicide we as in everyone hate you

    ____________________________

    T ells you everything you need to know about Minnesota & their ilk.

  45. dcviking says: Dec 8, 2013 4:05 PM

    ilovefoolsball says: Dec 8, 2013 3:33 PM

    Great now AP will never be able to play for a winner.

    Thanks a lot Minnesota for shackling a great running back to a losing team his entire career.

    ——————————————

    Are you just sad cause it was Saint who hurt him?

    Can your coach hook him up with some painkillers?
    I heard he likes to dole them out freely…

  46. timaug says: Dec 8, 2013 4:30 PM

    FRAZIER PROVES TODAY,

    HE KNOWS NOTHING ABOUT OFFENSE

    OR DEFENSE.

    FIRE FRAZIER !

  47. usdcoyotesfan says: Dec 8, 2013 6:11 PM

    Let’s not forget what IT allowed to happen to ITS 2-year-old. Pretty hard to feel sorry for this sub-human POS.

  48. dcviking says: Dec 8, 2013 6:36 PM

    usdcoyotesfan says: Dec 8, 2013 6:11 PM

    Let’s not forget what IT allowed to happen to ITS 2-year-old. Pretty hard to feel sorry for this sub-human POS.

    ————————-

    Given WHERE the incident happened, its really not that surprising…

  49. filthymcnasty1 says: Dec 9, 2013 9:42 AM

    Once again, Packer fans are here setting a good example for degenerate Viking fans – because were better people.

  50. whatjusthapped says: Dec 9, 2013 2:30 PM

    Hope he’s alright, he has kids to support, even the ones he doesn’t even know about yet.

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