Source: Adrian Peterson likely out, but no surgery

by Erik Horne Published: December 10, 2013

The wild snow game on Sunday won't cost Adrian Peterson his season, but odds are he won't be on the field this weekend.

The former OU phenom and current Minnesota Vikings running back will not need surgery on his sprained right foot, but is unlikely to play against the Philadelphia Eagles in week 15, according to a person with knowledge of the situation.

The injury puts in the doubt a matchup of arguably the two best backs in the league. Peterson is currently second in the NFL in rushing yards behind Philly's LeSean McCoy.

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by Erik Horne
Online Sports Editor
Erik Horne joined The Oklahoman as a sports web editor/producer in September 2013, following a five-year stint at The Ardmoreite (Ardmore) – first as a sports writer, then sports editor. At The Ardmoreite, Horne reported on everything from prep...
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