Vikings rule RB Adrian Peterson out for Week 16

The Vikings announced on Friday that Adrian Peterson will not play this week's game against the divisional rival Packers.

Related players: Jerick McKinnon, Matt Asiata

Fantasy Impact: 

It's a clear bump for McKinnon and Asiata, who will form their usual committee in the backfield. McKinnon has been trending up of late, averaging 15.0 touches for 65 yards and 0.2 touchdowns in his last five games. Asiata has been dealing with an ankle injury but isn't on the injury report this week. Prior to Peterson's return in Week 15, Asiata had a rushing touchdown in four of his five previous games.

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