Vikings' Adrian Peterson out vs. Lions
ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- The Minnesota Vikings were without running back Adrian Peterson for a third straight game.
Peterson was on the inactive list Sunday at Detroit with a sprained left ankle and Toby Gerhart took his place on the depth chart and ran for 90 yards and had a receiving touchdown.
Minnesota did have quarterback Christian Ponder in the lineup. The rookie was questionable because of a hip pointer.
Ponder threw two touchdowns in Minnesota's 34-28 loss to Detroit ...
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