Peterson ended up needing to be helped off of the field, and it looked to be a pretty bad injury for the star running back. However, he came back in the second half and stood on the sidelines, though he never actually re-entered the football game.
Tom Pelissero of ESPN 1500 in the Twin Cities has just reported what Vikings fans should regard as pretty good news.
We'll have more news on Adrian Peterson's injury as it becomes available. For now, however, it appears that the Vikings might have dodged a bullet.