Lisfranc ruled out for Adrian Peterson

Minneapolis Star-Tribune - [Full Article]

Adrian Peterson will see a foot specialist on Monday as further evaluation along with more X-rays and a CT scan.

"Well, it’s a little painful," Peterson said. "Obviously it kept me out of the game. The MRI came back great so that’s good. Just got to get a CT scan to make sure the bone is OK."

Peterson said a Lisfranc injury has been ruled out. The foot was still sore in the locker room, but Peterson said it didn't swell up too much.

"Initially you don’t know exactly what’s going on when you’re feeling it," Peterson said. "That initial contact definitely didn’t feel good. I was kind of worried. But kind of cleared up a little bit after getting the MRI. I’ll see how things play out after the CT scan."

Fantasy Impact: 

Peterson wants to play, but Frazier said the team’s record, 3-9-1, will factor into whether the running back returns this season. There have already been reports that Peterson's season is done, but so far the team hasn't said that. His status for Week 15 against the Eagles is still in a bit of doubt, but it seems he and owners have dodged the Lisfranc bullet at least...

Filed Under: 2013, W15

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