Early in the third quarter of Saturday’s game vs. the Redskins, Adrian Peterson took a hit from safety DeJon Gomes and suffered a left knee injury. The Vikings medical staff helped him to the sideline and he was later carted to the locker room.
We’ll have more on this story as it unfolds.
POSTGAME UPDATE: Head Coach Leslie Frazier said Peterson will have an MRI once the team gets back to Minnesota on Saturday night.
UPDATE NO. 2: The Vikings issued the following statement on Saturday night: An MRI this evening revealed that Vikings running back Adrian Peterson suffered a tear to his anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee. Head Coach Leslie Frazier will give a further update Monday at his 12:30 p.m. press conference.
Here’s video of the play where Peterson got hurt.
Here’s video of Peterson talking about the injury after the game.
Click here to watch Leslie Frazier’s postgame speech to the team following the win vs. the Redskins.
Click here to watch Frazier’s postgame presser where he talked about the injury and much more.
Click here to read a game recap from the Associated Press with postgame quotes from Peterson and others.
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