Adrian Peterson Ruled Out This Weekend Against The Broncos

Saturday December 3rd, 2011

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been ruled out for this weekend’s game against the Denver Broncos, according to

Peterson sustained a high ankle sprain in a Nov. 20 21-27 loss to the Oakland Raiders. The 26-year-old only completed six carries in the game for 26 yards and missed the Vikings’ following game against the Atlanta Falcons.

The former NFL rushing champion has yet to be cleared to practice but was able to run on the sprained left ankle and says he’s “getting more movement.”

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