Vikings notes: Peterson doubtful for Sunday's game

  • Article by: Mark Craig , Star Tribune
  • Updated: December 27, 2013 - 10:36 PM

Adrian Peterson’s farewell to the field on which he ran for an NFL-record 296 yards in 2007 and surpassed 2,000 yards a year ago is likely to come from the sideline as a gameday inactive.

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amused83Dec. 28, 13 9:11 AM

Seven years into a career as a work horse running back puts AP much closer to the end than the beginning. No RB has ever defied father time. This year is what we should expect going forward. Nagging injuries, reduced production, few big plays. Can he still grind out 1,200 to 1,400 yards for another couple years? Sure. Can you build a team around an aging running back and use 15M of your salary cap to do so? Not if you want to win.

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