Even after a three-week layoff, Vikings HB Adrian Peterson (23 snaps) got plenty of extra attention from the Saints, who had a safety in box 78.2% of the time the All-Pro was in the backfield. It was obvious Peterson couldn't plant on his injured left ankle to finish the sweep he cut back through an inside crease for 39 yards. But he had three other carries of at least 8 yards (plus a fourth erased by Webb's penalty) and his 6.0-yard average on just 10 runs would've looked better if not for losses of 6 and 5 that were dead from go.
Even after a three-week layoff, Vikings HB Adrian Peter...
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