Why The Vikings Can/Can’t Win With Adrian Peterson
Winter Park, the practice facility in Eden Prairie for the Minnesota Vikings, is buzzing with activity early this week after the team’s loss to the New England Patriots on Sunday. But it’s not to talk about adjustments or preparing for New Orleans. The focus has largely been on Adrian Peterson, who was deactivated last Friday after he was charged with child abuse in Texas in connection with an incident back in May.
Tale Of The Tape: Oakland Raiders At New England Patriots
The Raiders face a huge disadvantage at the quarterback spot, where rookie Derek Carr is getting the start and must face a New England defense that stepped up in its second game of the season.
Tale Of The Tape: Indianapolis Colts At Jacksonville Jaguars
The Colts opened the season with losses against the Broncos and Eagles, and this game against the Jaguars certainly represents the easiest assignment.
Tale Of The Tape: Green Bay Packers At Detroit Lions
The Packers were teetering on the edge of a disastrous loss in their home opener to the New York Jets when they righted the ship and rallied for an important win that kept them from falling into an 0-2 hole.
Tale Of The Tape: Baltimore Ravens At Cleveland Browns
The Ravens welcomed their opportunity to play last Thursday night to get away from the Ray Rice controversy, and they played a superb game in their one-sided victory over the Steelers.
Tale Of The Tape: Houston Texans At New York Giants
The Texans are on a roll after winning their first two games of the season, but one note of caution. They also won their first two games last year before finishing the season with a 2-14 record.