Asher Allen, 24, Abruptly Retires From Vikings Minnesota Vikings cornerback Asher Allen has retired from football. Coach Leslie Frazier announced on Wednesday that the fourth-year cornerback came into his office last week and told Frazier of his decision.
Adrian Peterson, Asher Allen Inactive For VikingsDenver Broncos linebacker Von Miller will miss Sunday's game at Minnesota because of the right thumb he had recently had surgery on.
Vikings RB Peterson Out For SundayVikings running back Adrian Peterson will miss Sunday's game against the Denver Broncos with a high ankle sprain, and receiver Percy Harvin is listed as questionable with an illness.
Harvin, Shiancoe To Miss Preseason GameReceiver Percy Harvin and tight end Visanthe Shiancoe are among the Minnesota Vikings who will be held out of Saturday's preseason game at Seattle.