Adrian Peterson Is a Must-Start Against New York Giants After Shaky Week

October 19, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Forget that Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was average last week against Carolina. Forget that he's battled injury woes all week. Finally, don't negatively read into the fact the Vikings are starting a new quarterback on Monday who only joined the team two weeks ago.
Peterson is about to go off on Monday Night Football. Owners would be wise to not miss out.
That miserable performance against Carolina last week? It came against the NFL's No. 3 overall defense, and 62 yards on just 10 carries is not something to be concerned about.
As far as the injuries go? As Ralph Vacchiano of the New York Daily News points out, Peterson is good to go after battling a hamstring issue all week:
As if Peterson would miss a game over a minor injury, anyway. While quarterback Josh Freeman has officially been named the starter, per NFL Around the League's Gregg Rosenthal, that does nothing but ensure Peterson will see 20 or more carries on Monday.
Oh, and Peterson i...

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