The Minnesota Vikings survived injuries to Adrian Peterson and Christian Ponder on back-to-back plays Saturday to end a six-game losing streak, beating the Washington Redskins 33-26.
Toby Gerhart was used to being a workhorse running back from his days as a college star at Stanford.
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been ruled out of Sunday’s game because of a sprained left ankle.
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is listed as doubtful for Sunday’s game at Atlanta because of a high ankle sprain.
Every time Toby Gerhart touched the ball in his first preseason with the Minnesota Vikings last year, he was hit and hit hard. And that was just in practice against his teammates.
WCCO’s Eric Nelson spoke with some Vikings players about what it was like playing outdoor football in Minnesota.
Toby Gerhart’s impact as a rookie has been minimal for a second-round draft pick and Heisman Trophy runner-up who arrived in Minnesota as the likely replacement for the departed Chester Taylor.
Veterans are having their say these days as the team tries to sort through the second half of the season. One player that could offer some fresh energy is rookie running back Toby Gerhart.