Adrian Peterson And The Minnesota Vikings: A Formula For Success?

September 29, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Three games down, two in the loss column. But in the one win the Vikings did notch, they were able to acquiesce to RB Adrian Peterson's request: let me run more.
But in the process they also showed themselves—hopefully—that they can in fact ride Peterson a lot more, even if they do have Brett Favre throwing the ball.
And that could be a good thing going forward.
The Vikings have already squandered a chance at one of the most elite WRs in the game, Vincent Jackson, and instead settled for Hank Baskett.
Kinda like wanting a BMW but coming down to earth and buying a Hyundai.
They are still trying to shake the rust off Favre and get Harvin healthy, trying tasks to say the least.
And the likelihood of Sidney Rice returning in Week 8 as originally planned is low—it may be a few more weeks off since he was still on crutches as of Sunday.
Clearly at 1-2 there are some issues to deal with.
After this week’s bye, the Vikings head of...

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