Peterson carried 29 times for 158 yards and a pair of touchdowns in Sunday's win over the Falcons. He also hauled in two of four targets for 29 yards. The NFL's rushing leader bounced back from a quiet outing in last week's loss to Green Bay in a big way, posting his second-highest yardage output while scoring multiple touchdowns for the second time this season. Peterson has now scored five times in the last four weeks, and has gone over 100 yards rushing in four of the last five. The Vikings will host the Seahawks in Week 13, when Peterson will once again be the alpha and the omega on offense.
Peterson ran 13 times for just 45 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 30-13 loss to the Packers. He caught both of his targets for 16 yards. Peterson also lost a fumble in the second half, with the Vikings close to scoring. His streak of 100-yard rushing games came to an end at three, but he continues to be one of the few workhorse backs in football, with 20+ carries in six of 10 games this season. Up next for Peterson will be the Falcons, who have allowed the third fewest rushing yards in all of football, as of Week 10.
Peterson (hamstring) is listed as active Sunday against the Packers. The game-day status of the NFL's leading rusher wasn't in doubt, as Peterson finished the week with back-to-back full practices. Nevertheless, he could find the going tough against a Green Bay defense that has yielded 3.8 yards per carry, 5.2 yards per target, and eight total touchdowns to running backs in 2015.
Peterson (hamstring) is listed as probable for Sunday's game against the Packers, ESPN's Ben Goessling reports. There aren't many injuries that would keep Peterson off the field for this game, and his current hamstring issue is believed to be very minor, as he logged full practices both Thursday and Friday. Coming off a 200-yard performance, he should handle his usual workload in Sunday's crucial game.
Peterson was a limited participant in Wednesday's practice due to a hamstring injury, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports. Peterson had a season-high 203 rushing yards in Sunday's game and didn't report an injury afterward, so this is likely minor. Still, watch his progress later in the week.
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